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Left Behind

On that sunny Friday in July, we gathered on our football field decked in white and blue. The girls wore headgears (gèlé) and the boys donned caps (fìlà). We had come to the end of the road in our secondary education. This was probably the last time ninety-seven of us would be together in one place. […]

Rain. Mist. Seas.

Flow but never lose your substance Bend through creeks, flow into lakes Cause floods, quench raging fires Carry thunder Clean, absolve, make new Renew broken spirits Refresh tired bodies Signal the beginning of a new season Cause life to flourish Sustain it Flow but never lose your substance   photo credit: Milo McDowell