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April 2020



we seek freedom
and sense
in a fear gripped reality Lees voort “Seeking”

Lockup letter

Interesting that the number of suicides in South Africa has not been mentioned anywhere but it has been confirmed from a reliable source in the crime scene cleanup industry that their cleanups after suicides have increased drastically.

Lees voort “Lockup letter”


The world feels empty right now
like a house fallen down
We are on the edge of something new
will it be born from darkness into the light
or will it be darkness reborn

the world feels ruined right now
a fallen house
how long until we recover
something is coming, be it a glimpse
of new heaven or hell

the doomsayers quote revelation
and locked up, the world looks out
on a blue sky
and wonder about cures and jobs
heaven can wait
we must survive now.

and we covet the old days
because the world will never be the same.

(c) 2020 Allen Wolfie Simpson
Photo used with permission of Hanneliese Bredell

Broken down

My heart is broken, not for the lives saved but the lives ruined,
My heart is broken not for the plenty but for the poor, Lees voort “Broken down”

counting all the ghosts…

counting all the ghosts...
counting all the ghosts…


Days are stretching out
never seem to end
melancholy bleeds like water Lees voort “counting all the ghosts…”



Buite, waar ek in gemaskerde stilte beweeg tussen lewende dooies…

iemand nies en sommige mense kry verskrikte kyke op hulle gesigte… Lees voort “Buite”

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