Put the kettle on. Polly is back. It's been quite some time since she had an outing, and that upset both Polly and me. But look, here she comes! With a purposeful stride she wends her way through her quaint hometown, making her way to you. Today, Polly has fables and a parable for you… Continue reading Put the Kettle On
Written by I'm-not-a-writer women, these poems have a special place in my heart. Revisiting them, I made tiny, tender edits, predominantly to my visual components, occasionally to the poems. The second slideshow contains poems penned in Afrikaans. I hit the Publish button only to discover, a short while later, that the post would not load… Continue reading A Place for Poems
Seeds germinate in the dark. We germinate and grow in the dark too, literally and figuratively. The womb is dark. Children grow while sleeping. The darkest hours are oftentimes the hours in which we're visited by our muses, or stripped of our hard, protective shell and rendered powerless, incapable of resisting the pull of the… Continue reading Turning Over Your Leaf
Polly wants you to put the kettle on, for she is on her way. Remember those annuals we'd pore over as young girls? You'd choose a particular leaf, or color, and read what it revealed about you? This video reminds me of those giggly, fun indulgences. Approach it with the same lighthearted energy. Combining writing… Continue reading Are You Alex, Sam, Kim, or Jo?