Micropoetry: Episode 2
A draped haze sits loosely around the shoulders of Madame Moon;
my gaze, trapped by Her eyes: bewilderingly soothing witchcraft magic.
Sail busily through days and miss this treasure?
28 Nov 2014
The sizzling, glistening Orb
holds all of our bated life-breath.
In less than a second, threatens
to absorb all the World’s Dreams:
left gliding, mistily evaporating
limp and lifeless.
All your days: less concern for others’ views.
Awaken your Heart, don’t live life on snooze…
30 Nov 2014
A Western Paradigm
You know, all things considered, South Africa is still one of the best places to be, especially on this continent. Here, we have great weather, very limited exposure to natural disasters, friendly and pleasant people, a thriving tourism industry, and astonishing natural treasures, to name but a few.
However, there’s always that one person who has to spoil it for the bigger group… our dear President, Jacob Zuma, never ceases to amaze me.
From his words to his actions, he appears keen on making more enemies every single day. Recently, insights from a detailed analysis of his submission to the National Prosecuting Authority were brought to the fore by City Press.
Some of my favourites:
- Corruption is only classed as crime in a Western paradigm
So I guess that suddenly makes all your shady activities acceptable, then?