Monthly Archives: December 2018

Daar is baie tyd . Tyd tuimel die huis binne, onttrek weer skuimend; die volgende golf swel alreeds. . Ons moet gou kyk wat agtergelaat is voor die volgende welling: die winkelkwitansie wat die prys aandui van die apfelstrudel, geëet … Continue reading

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Lig se gewig

Liggewig . Lig se gewig rus geel op die gesig van die slapende vrou. Aanhoudend straal dit na binne deur die spleet tussen gordyne. Dit druk bruin onder die bed in, onvermoeid dreig dit om die bed op te lig. … Continue reading

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Caveat emptor

Caveat emptor . If you are at a loss for words, you can talk to the Word Merchant. . At quite a reasonable price he would supply you with a word that wil be as fitting as the socket of … Continue reading

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Nog nie daar nie

Nog nie daar nie . Dit is sesuur, die trein trek stadig by die stasie in –  skel staal op staal soos die remme die lang momentum wil dwing tot nul. . Halfdonker is van die hoë dak gedrapeer, geel … Continue reading

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Ouroboros lying south

Ouroboros lying south . Ouroboros lifts its head, propped up on the two tiny dinosaur-like forelimbs, on an island at the Krakatoa crater in the Ring of Fire. . Behind it, the seemingly endless, sinuous torso writhes across Japan, around … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda se gediertes

UIT: CANTO GENERAL (1950) ALGUNAS BESTIAS ‘ n Klompie gediertes       ‘ Pablo Neruda          Dit was die aand van die likkewaan. Van sy reёnboogkleurige kroon het sy tong weggesink soos ‘n werppyl in die … Continue reading

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Olga Mattei ondervind geweld

Olga Elena Mattei Echavarría (born 1933 in Arecibo) is a Puerto Rican-born Colombian poet. She has won several poetry awards in Colombia and other Spanish-speaking countries. She has published around 16 books, all of them in Spanish.[1] In 1979 she participated in the “International Writers Program” at the University of Iowa (Usono).[2] Geweld … Continue reading

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