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What holds the rainbow down?

What holds the rainbow down? Words of the angry or angered? Words with a hashtag or without? The rainbow is coming down.   What holds the rainbow down? Words – some, more violent than rocks Used as shields, more potent … Continue reading

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The weight of paper

  One day, in 2010 when our son Kai* was in Grade 1 after he had finished the ‘work’ or ‘task’ assigned to him by his teacher he asked for a piece of paper to draw on. This is a … Continue reading

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I’m different now

I don’t think like I used to think I don’t write like I used to write I don’t read what I used to read I don’t look like I used to look I don’t love like I used to love … Continue reading

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Projecting projects

So this is ‘my’ project, birthed from the water restrictions and a garden with more lawn than needed! So it has no cover page and no list of references! The list of collaborators is long- Devillers our magic fingers gardener, … Continue reading

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And so the land is lost

And so the land was lost It now stands vacant A place holder, like a space bar  And so the land was lost  The people too District Six remains a place on a map A memory, an urgent reminder of … Continue reading

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Negotiating the first weeks of the new school year

If your children are struggling to bounce out of bed with unlimited enthusiasm because they are taking a bit longer to adjust to their (new) school, class or teacher, acknowledge their sadness and talk to them about what they are … Continue reading

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