Category Archives: South Africa

  1. Persona Poem – Helen Martins

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    July 27, 2017 by petrujviljoen

    Helen, Helen, why did you hide? I, who walked obliquely (they cut off my little toes) was a daytime furtive …
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  2. The Old Hum – Collaboration

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    July 7, 2017 by petrujviljoen

    Over at Jilly’s we’re doing a July Challenge. I’m taking up Nosaintaugustine on her first half, completing it with the …
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  3. A Mis(s) – take, or so I thought

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    May 15, 2017 by petrujviljoen

    I have a toothache. It’s the jam. Some got in. It’s worrying the nerve. I made a jar full the …
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  4. Yesterday, today, tomorrow

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    October 4, 2016 by petrujviljoen

    Old Survivor, Young Hopeful (copyright Petru J Viljoen) “We have one precious life: do something extraordinary today, even if it’s …
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  5. The road

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    October 1, 2016 by petrujviljoen

    At a junction – no signpost. No rainbow. Enjoy the journey they say: the uncertainty, the unknown, alone … draught holds …
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  6. Light Uniquely

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    July 22, 2016 by petrujviljoen

    Dedicated to Helen Martins, South Africa’s famous outsider artist. living the numinous night light uniquely intended, acutely created the mortal …
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  7. Decrepit Politics

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    March 22, 2016 by petrujviljoen

    Jacob Zuma the mockery of black history blatant abrogation, obscene greed the immoral compass. Absolute insolence in the face of …
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  8. Dada for South Africa – Duh!

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    March 20, 2016 by petrujviljoen

    Photograph copyright to Sabelo Mlangeni from the exhibition, Invisible Women, 2007.   Dada for South Africa – maybe how things …
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  9. Kensington Flats, cnr. Noord and Banket, cbd, Johannesburg

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    February 14, 2016 by petrujviljoen

    Originally posted on johannesburgcitywithaheart:
    I moved into the above address at the end of 1994. For no other reason but…

  10. Graskop – Left behind in the Mists of White Time

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    November 2, 2014 by petrujviljoen

      An email, an article in the newspaper, attached, circulated to very many, only white people: propoganda about their effort …
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