MapsNew writing 2021-06-30
"I followed the footprints,
Jumping to gauge the width,
Through rain and drought-stricken ground,
I followed you."
DaughtersNew writing 2021-06-09
"You are the learners of landscape,
Listeners of the berg wind,
Its strong voice shouting through dark nights"
FatherNew writing 2021-04-07
"I’ll meet you in ten minutes
At Cafe Anton for coffee
You’ll be early as always
Waiting for me"
ChildhoodNew writing 2020-07-02
"Visions of soft, weeping rain drenching fynbos
A lonely, cold krantz echoing baboon and jackal"
WinterNew writing 2020-07-02
"The power of a soothing, steaming
Slightly searing Epsom salts bath"
VitalityNew writing 2020-05-14
"Combining human touch and technology
The net of memory
The web of unity"
GriefNew writing 2020-02-19
"lit like fisherman’s lantern
Swinging in a dark sea"
White butterfliesNew writing 2020-02-05
Bleached and starched”
The fireburnt mindNew writing 2019-10-09
“Scattered ashes of daydreams”
Toy designersNew writing 2019-10-08
“We pick the struggling succulents
Sparsely scattered on the barely surviving
Bleached lawn, prickled with camel thorns”
KraalNew writing 2019-07-18
"As dusk settles with the dust, cattle dreams still linger"
AutumnNew writing 2019-04-17
"The days are paler: plump, acidic,
Granny Smith apple days."
Flower festivalPoësie 2019-03-20
"The sweated-out, nudging prize-giving:
Neurotic nasturtiums pant for accolade,
Judges criticise their presentation."
Three poems by Heidi HenningPoësie 2019-03-06
"on those nights
I am home-grown,
cared for, cured from cold"
Drowning on airPoësie 2018-05-31
Read a poem by Heidi Henning.