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Writing - “I watch the Waves” - 2020 - Poetry

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Writing - “I watch the Waves” - 2020 -  Poetry

I watch the waves crashing, coming for me, then easing back - becoming the whole body. Sometimes I catch the moment it breaks- I hear the ache as it crashes into itself. It slowly fizzles all the way until that fizz reaches to greet me Right at my feet: Fresh and Pure. And forgiving. A new wave has come and gone. I stay watching. Tomorrow the pull will be different and the waves will be too. It's all water, Moving. I watch, as the One between sea and sky Just as the Moon above sky and sea.

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Writing 29.12.2020 -Instagram

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Writing 29.12.2020 -Instagram

“I will Become, I am afterall, so Unbecoming.Dear Diary,Another day is here.Another went by.Writing, drawing, waiting. I lie. Not waiting. But trying to invite the fullness of waiting.In the mean time, it's all just here and not yet there.Physically here, but haven't yet determined what my coordinates are. Wait. What if I don't have any?Crazy burns.Ps I look at this picture and I see the personage I want to embrace. She looks like she's onto something and that she needs nothing. No need. No need to explain. And it's enough.I'm out.“ posted to Instagram 29.12.2020

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“I cannot Be” 2020 Poem by Yvette Hess

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“I cannot Be” 2020 Poem by Yvette Hess

“Mimicking Me” 2020. I like the way the belt, coincides with the edge of the grass line... mirroring the edge, that halfway mark, the constriction at my waist. I split there, the top in pose, trying to tame the wild hair. The bottom finding footing , for what? For grounding?For purpose?Who knows.I lost. I lose still. I lose myself in the storm that is me. Death is so final, and part of me weeps. But the absent is what really gets me at the knees. Absence never makes my heart grow fonder: It weeps while it seeks-A place to fillGentleness...

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Photography- @what_yve_sees - Just Another Trap

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Photography- @what_yve_sees - Just Another Trap

Just another trap. 2020. Yvette Hess. You can find my photography account on Instagram @what_yve_sees  Prints available. Email admin@yvettehess.com                           

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Happy New Light - 2021 Welcomes You

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Happy New Light - 2021 Welcomes You

"Happy New Year", is what I'm supposed to say. Yet, at this point I am not quite sure if I want to say it. I wish it, a prosperous and happy year for all, and for myself. I wish for all ease and joy- the other side of pain. I wish that other side for every body.  But just saying "Happy New Year" feels empty.  Or maybe that's just my experience of that phrase, in this phase, at the moment.  I sent out a WhatsApp to a few people - a long one, thanking 2020. I observed the losses -...

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