To Peter

by Moeain Arend

 

Glowing polished ebony face,
sugar-coated
with a fluff of candy-flossed white

Copper-bangled wrists,
hopping
and
skipping,
whirling
and
twirling
to the jingle of a high-pitched
peter-pan-like voice

And now,
all your colours and tunes
peter out into one image:
tears falling
like
the innocent pit-a-pat of a child’s footsteps

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THE ALAN PATON WILL TRUST


Botsotso is pleased to announce that it is now hosting administration of this trust.


The function of the trust is to negotiate terms of Permission and Rights under which Alan Paton’s work may be published, translated and/or used in any other manner, such as adaptation.


The literary managers are Warren Jeremy Rourke and Kharys Ateh Laue who are contactable at botsotso@artslink.co.za


All Permissions and Rights accrue directly to the Trust.


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