Author Archives: kruger01

About kruger01

Poet, author, translator Grandfather of five. Bonsai grower.

Hoe dan anders?

Hoe anders? . Wat sou die spookvoël dan so weemoedig wou sê? . Miskien voel hy meewarig oor die meisie wat dink sy is nie mooi nie. . Dalk voel hy jammer vir die seun wat bang is wat sy … Continue reading

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Jy word genooi

Ek sal dit waardeer dat jy RSVP indien jy die geleentheid wil bywoon. Dit help om die reëlings agtermekaar te kry Dankie De Waal

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Thanks to Homo neanderthalensis

Thanking Homo neanderthalensis for their genetic contribution . I thank you for what you gave me, Oohrnuch, and you too, mother Moora: I love the little plant that grows bravely from the crack high up in the mountain, surrounded by … Continue reading

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My heart leaps up

My heart leaps up . Mining my heart and mind is sometimes easy and spontaneous, at other times arduous. . When I extract everything that comes to mind, the result is rather chaotic: scalpels, oily cogs, black forest cake, school … Continue reading

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Jy word uitgenooi

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Het jy ‘n padkaart?

Het jy ’n padkaart? . Alles is toe. Mure kyk dromerig oor my kop. My koppie is byna leeg, dit staan op ’n lagie koue lug. . Daar is geen sein in die gousblomme in die vaas nie: geel is … Continue reading

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Charles Baudelaire se kat

  Le chat Charles Baudelaire . Viens, mon beau chat, sur mon coeur amoureux; Retiens les riffes de ta patte, Et laisse-moi plonger dans tes beaux yeux, Mêlés de métal et d’agate. . Die kat . Kom lê, pragtige kat, … Continue reading

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