Poësie

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Read poetry by established and emerging poets. Publication is subject to a selection process. Submissions can be sent to skryfwerk@litnet.co.za.

Letter to a brother in rehab

Abigail George Poësie 2018-02-02

"I can only think of this.
That you can’t take photographs of
your healing."

Prague, your skin reads like emptiness

Abigail George Poësie 2018-02-02

"The mysteries of my sorrows
are like a constellation beyond
the trees."

Why I blog about writing and issues of mental health

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-31

"He made careful movements
with his hands. Played a cloud study of water vapour gospel with his guitar."

Images of the strong handsome faces of men

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-31

"And I was left thinking that glasses
make a face look interesting.
Even handsome. Even intelligent."

The healing room

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-25

"Moses’ forty years in the wilderness
became my own. I am a machine. A new leaf. I know
how to restore my own soul."

Stigma

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-25

"Barefoot in the sunny road of my dreams, I tell myself this./ Babies cry. All babies cry."

Swimming towards emptiness on a bright summer day

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-17

"Emptiness will
be on your tongue. It will
be your mother tongue
until a replacement comes along."

Song for the dumped

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-12

"I think of you sitting down or
washing the dishes. Eating
a simple meal, never understanding
how much I love you."

Bitterdag

Susanne Pike Poësie 2018-01-12

"in my laat namiddagmoeg
bring hy (so lief) vir my
’n lakrooi toffie-appel"

The exodus

Abigail George Poësie 2018-01-12

"He wonders what the right
language of love is for winter guests.
How to make peace with his wife."

die digter is nie doof nie

Susanne Pike Poësie 2018-01-12

"hy hoor die bedelaar se inkkaros roep
maar luister na die skuldstem op sy digterstoep"

bloot ’n vers

Susanne Pike Poësie 2018-01-03

"om weer te hóór
moet jy sin-skagte diep
in woordmyne boor"

Uit

Anton Döckel Poësie 2018-01-03

"dié een, net dié een
lig ’n boom uit
’n tuin"

Halacga

Wilna Pietersen Poësie 2017-12-19

"duisternis skep later breëlepel na stillerwordende lig
wagtend tot skemer met musieksaluut"

Oktober

Sunelle Geyer Poësie 2017-12-19

"In Brooklyn rol die reën nog steeds
’n pers tapyt vir liefde uit"

For Prague, city of particles and atoms

Abigail George Poësie 2017-12-19

"The rainfall outside my window takes upon itself
a pensive transformation. An
eternity that is filled with hope."

Versoen se gat 

Denver Breda Menings 2017-12-16

"Versoen se gat 
Ôs skarrel torrie dood, 
Vir twee rand vir ’n brood."  

Kamfersdam

Sunelle Geyer Poësie 2017-12-14

"Johannesburg na Kaapstad
bokant Kimberley ..."

was gewees

Susanne Pike Poësie 2017-12-14

"tussen my en jou rol
’n potlood lomp"

Tong

Willem Adriaan van Zyl Poësie 2017-12-14

"Gedagtes gekluister, idees gegysel
Glip deur sinaps, ontsnap uit die vesel"

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