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Son of Selkie

A young man, at the very end

of the rock slicing into the sea

standing, as if fixed, as if part

of the motion of the invitation… 172 more words


Narcissus - a tale

Immortal flower of the Elysium. Nourishing the virtuous dead, the heroic gods and poor Greeks. The Asphodel a psychopomp. Daffodil. Narcissus spurned the girl Echo who was cursed by his mother Hera; he spurned the boy Ameinias. 55 more words



The Queen of Spades sent

short message: I miss you … etc.

Return to sender:

This road we travelled, a kitch highway,

the same ground covered, 40 more words



I’ve wasted much time
body and spirit,
on drugs of a kind:
those of a poet.

The rhymes in the mind,
the beats to the brain, 100 more words

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life

Artistic Practice - A Sevenling

Artwork and text copyright PetruJViljoen

Painting on the easel beckoning work

Work Becoming relevant, involuntary

Contextual, therapeutic, Application.

cadmium red;  imperceptible compliment

to olive grey green, chromatic- 33 more words

A Psalm For Heroes


In a world turned around
they’re taking on Heroes,
    Heroes, new to the fore.

The world’s upside down,
but that’s how it goes… 72 more words

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life


An advANTs of ANTs
have moved in my house;
though none of them mine,
nor that of my spouse.

Now I’m in accordANTs
with being quite fair; 129 more words

Poetry - The Stuff Of Life