About

Words can be wild horses.
You find yourself struck by their magnificence.
Then, in a moment of folly, you think yourself grand and attempt to tame.
Only to find yourself in the dust. Face down.
Remembering your place in the scheme of things
 ©  Ansa Smit, 2014
Rumi whispered to us that ‘there are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss this earth’.
Writing poetry, dancing with words – is my way to kneel. To kiss this earth.

 2015-07-31 19.48.24

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Ansa Smit
ansasing@yahoo.com

5 thoughts on “About

  1. Dear Ansa, what a beautiful, elegant, gentle, evocative, generous sharing of who you are and who you’re becoming! Thank you! Pat xx

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  2. This is so inspiring, so beautiful, so gently softly yet powerfully encouraging.
    Dankie baie vir jou bereid/braafheid om dit alles met ons te deel liefste Ans x

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  3. May you continue to unfold as gently and as sensitively as only you can. And may you flourish like an olive tree in a sea of lavender. Love, Billy

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  4. Ansa, please let me know the name of the poem you sang at the Anthology launch – I assume it is on your blog somewhere. I would love to revisit it. Your rendering in song was very powerful. It made me convinced you were also a singer but I could not find anything of you on YouTube. You have a very beautiful voice.

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