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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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JUST WORDS

just words Today is yet another of those days in life when any words are empty, banal, unimportant but somehow today seem equally necessary. Since I have not yet suffered first hand the atrocity of war or seen a loved … Continue reading

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30,000 HITS UNDER THE SEA

‘30,000 HITS under the sea’ (or a certain kind of nonsense) The writer stepped out of the boat on 12.12.2010 and like Jesus or was it King Canute who stood and commanded the waters ‘Stop, come no further’. I walked, I … Continue reading

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THE EYE PEOPLE

The Eye People ‘The wonderful world of the eye people’ These past few days have been quite ‘trippy’ for me exposed as I have been to some pretty emotive sights, feelings and circumstances. Setting aside the predictable emotional angst and … Continue reading

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GUILT ~ WHATS THAT ALL ABOUT ?!?

GUILT NEVER WEARS A HAPPY FACE People today get pretty paranoid about a number of relatively illogical things, depending on your point of view or your particular peccadillo. From the dangers of passive smoking through asbestos poisoning and wells disease … Continue reading

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THE FLAG

THE FLAG ▪️▪️ We fold the flag away either by length or width never by height or colour .. We listen to the neighbours woe Cover our eyes gladly with the corn That grows through our window .. Swaying in … Continue reading

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COMMON PEOPLE

Common People The common man is hidden He hides Society once dressed him in grey And navy But now out of the magician’s hat Badly free Punctured skin and stored notes NHS notes Honey bee hives, sweet and gammy Political … Continue reading

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NATREANA

Natreana Eberus, a tall, lithe warrior dressed in fur and dusted by the plains of Maraballa, knelt and looked far beyond the purple hills of Sysophola. His heart was heavier than the cargo of a sea barge drifting on the … Continue reading

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