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Light Uniquely

Dedicated to Helen Martins, South Africa’s famous outsider artist.

living the numinous night

light uniquely intended, acutely created

the mortal realm transformed

confirmed non conformance to the christian idea… 17 more words


For Viv

A tear surprised my face today
as lavender and sweet bouquets
swayed gently to the clarinet

A tear surprised my face today
for all you penned upon a page… 70 more words


Intertwined Madnesses

Like the wine we sipped

Moments before,

Just moments before,

Her raven hair lay spilled

Across my silken pillows

The shade of pearls;

And again, and again, 26 more words


No new message

Text and artwork copyright PetruJViljoen

Right arm flung across my eyes, postponing the chores that lie in wait. I need to situate, come into this world, before I am able to stand up to the day after a night’s dreaming. 105 more words


Familiar Partings

specificities of encounter relinquished –

memories remain uncaptured

the portrait collapses into

historical trauma.

Ambiguity of relationships examines

the urgency of loss – engages

with ephemeral things and… 19 more words


The Difference a Day Makes

I’ve been recording the sunsets since January, the 7th  of this year. Since moving to the countryside, I noticed the point where the sun sets – and rises for that matter – changes from season to season.  542 more words


Etheree for Dverse

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds’. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. 104 more words