The world in 50 words
Etats-Unis /
11H47 - Thursday 18 September 2014

President

“I was a child of the Sixties,” he said to his wife when he was brought home at three a.m. “I sang ‘Give peace a chance’.” 

“And?” she asked.

“I’ve just enlisted forty nations for another war.”

She smiled sadly. “I know even that can’t kill your belief in peace.”  

September 18, 2014

The world in 50 words by Will van der Walt

The world in 50 words is a maverick, a flash saga, a fugitive amongst forms, but when light breaks, the face is clear. The intrigue of a short story, the seed of a novel, the taste of poetry, the pimento of haiku – There … think that should be fifty.

Author and playwright