I raise a glass of an elegant bouquet It’s time to celebrate another great year meeting excellent people soujourners bloggers interesting folks we may live in different worlds but we all agree that A to Z is the best way to spend the month of April the zebra says “CHEERS”
At the crossroads our eyes met a young boy driving cattle in a city traffic jam my jaw drops at the sight what world have I been sent back in time to you reached your hand through the window no need to fear you offer meat filled skewers MacDonalds you are not but the food […]
yummy sweets the colors of the rainbow really love grape I know this is a simple haiku but it speaks of the children and the simple pleasures. They wait patiently for a snack, but they especially love it when we bring a sweet after class.
man size stripes children forced to bare who will make this right cold hard becomes the stare *** wire cuts clean through innocence dies sign our own doom none believe the lies * children pay the price no money can repay history must think twice there is a judgement day My Focus this month is […]
He’s handsome smart dedicated he looks forward not to curses forget the past forge a new way with the way maker He’s the sixth V He’s our son!!! This is my son Denis who is an amazing young man. He is determined to be the first of his biological family to graduate from High […]
They are silly others small when they smile joy showers all they are busy some are shy Ugandan children reach to the sky
From the Iron Donkey I watch a normal afternoon in Gulu two boys four eyes traffic people, animals, motorcycles *iron donkeys, cars and trucks The Iron Donkey is a guest house where we stay in Gulu. The iron donkey is also what Westerners consider a bicycle.
give me a crayon a paper of my own leave me to create a space all alone a quiet, a calm a world you can’t touch when I’m done I’m so proud happiness doesn’t take much huts and livestock trees in the breeze clap their hands children coloring It is no surprise that Ugandan […]
Red dirt road to the village river claims it eve’s storm barely make it home no light for feet or tires prayer alone to guide us if I wax poetic I can look over my back road over- run with soldiers entire families gone children walk through blood red stain never removed I can look […]
start with a pint work up to a quart neck, shoulders are strong carrying water always work Our friend started carrying water on his head at two. It’s part of life when you need to move water from the well to your home. Many heads gets the job done. Our first trip to […]