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Legacy

Be as wise as water and take the path of least resistance Be as mean as water and drown all the sorrows you can find Be as patient as water and erode all the mountains over time and Be as... Continue Reading →

The Gardener

An excerpt for Verses of April. I wrote this to reflect the increasing rarity of care and compassion Day 4 whether to plant or to hoe the gardener takes care of his plot He tends to young plants lines up... Continue Reading →

Grounded

  What do I know of power? I cannot fathom its texture or dimensions Is it loud? Does it growl….or shake its fists at passers-by? No, I do not know power But... I do know survival It's staying one step... Continue Reading →

All in the Timing

There's a rumour going around that there's a time for this and a time for that I hope that when I catch up they'd have added a time to smell the coffee or a time to remove rose-tinted glasses or... Continue Reading →

The Atonement

I sip slowly from the cup of forgiveness and savour its sweet nectar as it coats my tongue -releasing words of kindness It flows through my core into my heart unlocking chambers of love -releasing ghosts of yester wars summoning... Continue Reading →

Planting Season

I believe that people are very much like plants- thriving (or not) according to the nutrients they receive. Even the most hardy of us requires a constant supply of the 'good stuff'. (I lost my aunt last week and we're... Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela International Day

Let’s paint a picture of life’s scheme laced with kindness of spirits buoyed by patience and humility Picture this utopia
 Let’s take it further Imagine one who forgives ...looking beyond  ills to lift his nation’s spirits He pulled heaven closer... Continue Reading →

Why Is It….?

Why is it.... that it is only when stripped bare -when brought to our lowest depths that we remember life has greater meaning? Why can't we keep our third eye open...always? -seeing beyond praise from men and the fruitless pursuit... Continue Reading →

Brothers’ Keepers

In the last 12 months I've had reason to marvel at the kindness of human nature. I've received gifts on behalf of my children and a new wardrobe to boot. The first of these surprises was an email from a... Continue Reading →

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