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Letters of faith #2

On: Losing my possessions Is faith believing for what I don’t have or letting go of what I have already? Sometimes we fret and are anxious Sometimes dark clouds invade our minds and we worry What will happen if? What … Continue reading

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Letters of faith #1

Non non regrette rien … How is it that all our apparent mistakes Have made us what we are? And if we are what we are, because of mistakes Why should our children, who might wish to follow in our … Continue reading

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UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTH …

uncomfortable truth .. The uncomfortable truth is like watching a fly caught in a moment of constant reiteration. The fly moves and through flight and forward motion attempts to escape but is unable to, as its defined escape plan involves no … Continue reading

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OKAPI THOUGHTS

Okapi Thoughts . . In the beginning when I first believed I thought I saw a bandicoot give birth Understood the truth of Job’s complaint  Learned how to write the truth in stone < – > It was all strange … Continue reading

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PHILIP ROTH

Philip Roth Sometimes it happens. Sometimes I’m a writer and sometimes I’m a liar. You can’t pick up your life and live it for two hours and then put it down again. When Horowitz or Henry, Patrick or Marlow decide to … Continue reading

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MY FATHER

One of Dad’s cars – An old gold Hillman Hunter Estate My Father My father seemed a grey, austere and complex man, though he was not humourless. He certainly could laugh and had what one might only describe as a … Continue reading

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MY 4 CHILDREN !

   My Four Children … .. .. I wrote a play once for my 4 children I gave them special names to match their characters Sarallius, Debradella, Warrickolius, and Michelangelo They were to be as Norsk Gods but more than … Continue reading

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PERFECY

PERFECY . There is no word such as perfecy No highlight so strange as leniency Nothing as excellent to the core as profundity There are only fleeting glances Only minimalist extreme chances And a pile of August petals by the … Continue reading

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JESSICA MADLALA

Jessica Madlala *** I never had cause to doubt her Her smile could open gates Dress crabs, light fires and keep me warm at night She smelled of sandalwood it seemed to me Certainly some natural spice, warm and tasty It … Continue reading

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MAUD & MARIAN

People’s views change, glow & glisten, In the dockyard, schoolyard or the mission Continue reading

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