16.06.1976

By |June 16th, 2007|

For Unknown 16/06/76
(after a visit to the Hector Pieterson Memorial in Soweto, June 16, 2005)

a frozen face
on a white wall.

open mouth
rigid arms

your eyes
are the […]

song 1 from the latter days

By |June 11th, 2007|

I want

to go to

Forever

with you.

Those singular moments of plural possibility…

By |May 20th, 2007|

…sometimes visit upon us when we’re at our most unreceptive.

We shall refer to him as Significant-Geek or sg33k for brevity. This is what I […]

perseverance

By |April 6th, 2007|

as
gravid
water
to
stubborn
stone,

in time,

i
too
will
dent

you.

this time from Ougadougou

By |March 29th, 2007|

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One morning in Rietvallei

By |March 9th, 2007|

and the colours will not be still...

song 2 from the early days

By |March 5th, 2007|

we could do this
forever,
for hours.

if they ask,
you’ll say,
“we got lost in each other”

misplaced a systole
grappling with maps,

left behind
the inclination of breath
charting the path.

capsule roadtrip (mafikeng)

By |February 20th, 2007|

There’s something about a 300km stretch of tar.

Something about the road that pulls at you to start pulling together.

And that’s what […]

sam plays his spade and his maltesers

By |January 9th, 2007|

She walked into the room like spring came early. The kind of broad that makes men weak in the wallet. This gumshoe saw trouble. […]

Just for you Aadi

By |January 2nd, 2007|

Even skeletons need to be dusted off from their cupboard shelves and taken out for a walk sometimes.

And the company along the way is […]

new years 2007

By |January 2nd, 2007|

end to begin
begin to end

unresolute.

these things we clutch
as the crutch.

we’d be braver to let go.

Boxing Day (for Daddy)

By |December 26th, 2006|

One more year has passed
With him insubstantial,
Buried under now seventeen anniversaries of resignation,
And the mantra Allah Has A Plan
And there’s a damn good reason […]

Silly Season

By |December 15th, 2006|

I gots the 419… (4)

By |December 12th, 2006|

From: Sami Deckman (samideckmann@aim.com)
Date: Dec 11, 2006 7:35 PM
Subject: GOOD DAY TO YOU

Compliments of the Day!

I am Mr.Sami Deckman former staff of Ministry of […]