Tuesday, May 20, 2008


[for francois]

a body is a flower
but for the looking alone
another man's table
another man's vase

a word is a fish
and the weave of one man's basket
leaves another's gills gasping
another's tail flapping in the spring sunlight

a thought is a hound
and its soft mouth poaches, for trophies,
another man's game
another man's meat

[previously published in the journal SHARP!, port elizabeth, 2005]

1 comment:

  1. Dankie dat jy Three Impossible Truths gepublish het. dit bly een van my gunstelinge



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