Daily Archives: September 16, 2012

Photo: The dreaded petrol and diesel queues are back. The good, the bad and the sadly predictable! I wonder why the mantra ‘all good things must come to an end,’ resonates so readily in Africa! Probably because it is true. … Continue reading

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New Moon Prayer She rises gloried in the sky, and smiles in bright-dusk guise, upon the hopes and fears of man; soothes our darkest cries. The Moon in sovereign reverence, has birthed herself again, and from the waxing, waning days, … Continue reading

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Fair feminine – Wordle She flung her silent tresses in sensuous, lilting fling, in lyric, lustrous colour; God’s new work revealed. Silhouette of Soul was drawn, upon the canvas bright, with angels peering whimsically, at what had been brought forth. … Continue reading

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Under fire My first and hopefully only experience of being under fire. This happened when I was living in Angola during the Civil War. The first shots snapped close, dull, too real. Explosion wrapped, slow suffocation and then again, the … Continue reading

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On Death The touch is firm upon the flesh of death; the wrap of slow embrace. A drawing closer till the breath in silent lifting rises still and yearns to break through barren lips; a final freeing from the Self … Continue reading

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