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The Pebble Hunters By Bart Wolffe
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A fine distillation of thought, the poems contained in this volume have emerged from late summer of 2015 and reflect the author's relationship with the natural world around him. They also cover the... More > time of an intense relationship that is no longer.< Less
Genus Loci By Bart Wolffe
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The spirit of time and place connects us, influences our memories. Not only that but specific and historic events write themselves into our collective psyche. These poems are all directly connected... More > with that. Evoking the atmosphere and impressions that the traveller in this world and beyond collects, the words written here tell of the exotic and familiar, of continents and cities, locations and the journeys undertaken. They are a celebration of differences and diversity. They have a universal voice.< Less
GROWLS AND UTTERANCES By Bart Wolffe
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Before the printed word was the oral tradition of the minstrel, the troubadour, the travelling player, the wandering prophet or griot, the magician. Words are made to be spoken out loud, especially... More > when they are crafted for expression with sound and senses involved. This is the power of true spelling. This is the nature of poetry, to conjure and invoke feelings, memories, atmosphere,magic.< Less
GROWLS AND UTTERANCES By Bart Wolffe
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Bart Wolffe has been writing poetry for many years and this handy pocket edition is a personal choice of his poems that he enjoys reading aloud. The spoken word, when weighed well, can evoke and... More > resonate and turn language into a living art, the voice into an atmospheric experience through expression.< Less
For Need is a Fire By Bart Wolffe
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When a poet speaks, it is a gift from his heart. In fact, his soul leaks its essence, he dies a little in the act of giving himself.These poems are from within and laid naked on the page. They are... More > personal glimpses, insights into the private life of an artist trying to go beyond the words themselves into an intimate expression of truth.< Less
The Crusoe Morality By Bart Wolffe
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The allegorical story of Robinson Crusoe re-defined in poetry.
THE INNER COLOUR OF INK By Bart Wolffe
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A new collection of poems from the pen of Bart Wolffe that colours language with the intimacy of a very evocative voice.
Bastard of the Colony By Bart Wolffe
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An adoption in Africa resulting in rejection of both my motherland and my blood-line leads me to try and make sense of the journey "home". That is the reason I needed to write some... More > understanding into the madness of a personal alienation and my colonial past. Like a thorn expelled by pus, Zimbabwe has ejected me from its heartland, from its side. Germany is my new country that I now attempt to reconcile with my Jewish ancestry in order to find myself in this colder Northern climate far from the warm cocoon of Southern sunshine I once knew.< Less
Every poem is a love song somehow By Bart Wolffe
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A new collection of poems that celebrate love and language.
WORM HEAD By Bart Wolffe
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"The idea that the 'insane' and the 'mad' may well have the true insights that the 'sane' do not has a long pedigree (especially when the 'sane' represent the ranks of officialdom). Bart... More > Wolffe's novel features an everyman by the name of John Citizen incarcerated in a Harare lunatic asylum sometime in the 1990's. An alien worm by the name of Varg has invaded John's brain. Varg is the repository of secrets far ahead of our time. As he yields them to John, the latter fears for his sanity. The dim-witted and time-serving beaurocratic representatives of officialdom take him to be insane and commit him to an asylum. As time progresses, John's emotional and psychological delirium clears as he comes to understand his condition. The relationship between parasite and host is transformed into a partnership. In an act of pure altruism, the worm literally turns against its own alien masters and facilitates John's relationship with a psychiatric nurse who provides his redemption. Franco Henwood, for THE ZIMBABWEAN< Less