Guest post: A Camel Yard

A Camel Yard is a poem written years ago after the author visited the Owl House. A Camel Yard Nieu-Bethesda The dancing on the breath of a Karoo breeze words say elsewhere elsewhere. Shimmering wishes fishnetted between a Karoo sun cooling and the rising blue hieroglyphic moon, tinkling, sing for northbound caravans, for unheard music.… Continue reading Guest post: A Camel Yard

A visitor’s perspective: The Owls are watching by Sean Achilleos

The Owls Are Watching (In memory of Helen Martins - ‘The Owl House’ Nieu Bethesda) In sculpture and rock rested your art Cement faces that speak volumes Of emotions and tales untold As mysterious as your life itself Glittering walls of crushed glass that shone by candlelight Outside of art you were branded Though remembered… Continue reading A visitor’s perspective: The Owls are watching by Sean Achilleos

Guest post: A poem from the Poetry Salzburg Review

This poem by Judith Wilkinson about her visit to the Owl House in Nieu Bethesda was published in the Poetry Salzburg Review. (Autumn 2017, No. 31) The poem is reprinted as a guest post with her permission below: Visiting the Owl House, Karoo Desert 1 Approach Descending the mountain road after a long day’s drive… Continue reading Guest post: A poem from the Poetry Salzburg Review