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Closer to Home

Derk Wynand

Published November 16th 1997
ISBN : 9780919626942
Paperback
96 pages
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These flies on a white table burstinto shafts of light and touch downagain, sun-stricken,the oil of their bodies breakinglight into all its parts.Not yet song, their buzzing provesless than noise, maybe more,horizon note or beginningsofMoreThese flies on a white table burstinto shafts of light and touch downagain, sun-stricken,the oil of their bodies breakinglight into all its parts.Not yet song, their buzzing provesless than noise, maybe more,horizon note or beginningsof pattern.It suits me to think they have learnedto make much of the nothingtheir lives amount to.What are you thinking?from Flies: A Few QuestionsPoised and buoyant, musing among ironies- alive to the psychologies of weather, night noises, mowing the lawn and putting it off- knowing the many mindscapes of neighbourhood, detecting the places where myth surfaces into a backyard or long weekend, where a situation teeters on the brink of art and imagined creatures are making / real connections - what is Closer To Home is domestic life that has been given back its dance, the bite and mystery that both provokes and eludes the grasp of the mind.