Adrian Flett

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Biography of Adrian Flett

Born in Pietermaritzburg (1936) and grew up on a farm in the Richmond area. Farm schooled in my early years and then Richmond School, from age 8 years. Maritzburg College,1950-1953.

Managed branches of United Bank at Rosettenville, Braamfontein and Springs. Self-employed Accounting and Tax Practice from 2001-2015. Now living in Howick. Studied through UNISA majoring in English. Widowed with four children and seven grandchildren. I started writing at an early age, short stories, poems and three novels to date.

Adrian Flett's Works:

Short Stories
All the gods must smile: broadcast by SABC 29th June 1992
Lady in waiting: broadcast by SABC 29th December 1994

Poetry:
Fidelities 2000-2002, VI-IX, A selection of contemporary poetry from South Africa.
Addington Beach 1.
Addington Beach 2,
When I jog.
Grafted In
In Crossways Inn.

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Addington Beach1

So bleak so empty is the beach to me
as I walk its lonely sand soughing length
in an aura of sunless disbelief,
for while yet you fought for life under theatre's
harsh light and knife in rubber gloved hand,
I was killing time.

At the tide's high line of fragile crust
I find a water smoothed stone and tomorrow

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