Contemporary Views

(habitual self-deception)

Images
inflated
interest
financial
derived,
swarming
strangely
strangling
vision
plucking
eyes.
Events
related,
data
collated,
clogging
memory
fading,
fainting
facts
imagined
acts
while
confusion
silences
all sighs,
obscuring
again
the questions
for whom
and why?

Dr T.P. Wilkinson writes, teaches History and English, directs theatre and coaches cricket between the cradles of Heine and Saramago. He is also the author of Church Clothes, Land, Mission and the End of Apartheid in South Africa. Read other articles by T.P..