May 23, 2018

I PLACE THIS MOMENT HERE

Every day, for the past 334 days, I have purposefully tried to capture a single moment of every passing day. I would slow my breath, still my mind and search. A thought, a feeling, a wish would emerge, connecting me to the present moment. They h...

March 25, 2018

Driving into white
Wrapped in muted cotton gauze
The landscape materializes
The act of becoming
an exhaled breath in cold air
crystallizing and expanding outward 

February 28, 2018

There are things handed down from parent to child that hold within them the very bones of inheritance.  They need not be ancient or of great monetary value.  Their giving need not be of great ceremony.  The importance comes from their provenance; the intertwined narrat...

February 26, 2018

The sea is a woman

Brave and wild

Spellbound by the moon,

she rises and falls in a conjugal dance

The moon in return,

does not ask woman to change her nature

but revels in her vigor

The sea welds herself to the earth

Water and air

birthing the seam of the horizon

They fashion th...

February 24, 2018

Today, enchantment came to me in the shape of a communal water fountain. 

They are not as common as they once were.

Once, they functioned as the centre of community.

Once,

Olive skinned girls deftly balancing large clay water gourds on their kerchief covered heads encounte...

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