With a tracing of my dreams I’ll draw for you In the shapes of streams And the sounds of seas A lucid doodle The colour of waterdrops To show you where my world stops And my bones begin I’ll take you to the place Where my poems sing
I pull the land on which you live Closer to where I stand In one smooth motion I narrow the ocean Uniting our shores Until yours is mine And mine is yours No more miles Between our smiles Just a sliver of the sea Like a scar in the sands Keeps you and me From [...]
I first saw you in a cloud shaped like a man And in the wingspan of an eagle You spun your sky around me Till I flowered and froze And so wintersweet and willingly Became the shape you chose. I wanted you to grow me Like a tiger lily I wanted your hand to fit [...]
Jou mond Fluit vir my ‘n spruit Wat borrel en swerwe Op die oppervlakte van ons land. My drome bly droë druppels Vasgevang in die sand. Jou mond Is briljant.