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On the banks of the Luvuvhu

September 22, 2017

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Ficus sycomorus, Sycamore Fig, Trosvy, Oil on canvas, 700 x 1000mm

Bome

Orkane laat ons in flardes

maar ons bly staan,

 

oorstromings spoel aan ons

wortels los

aardbewings ruk aan ons

ons praat voort

met die vrees – vir meer

maar

uiteindelik uit die gebakte saad

bars ons groen daeraad.

 

D.J. Opperman

Uit Sonklong oor Afrika

 – verse – in – wording

 

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