Africa / PoeTori

God’s Bits Of Wood

I am feeling  “artistically playful” tonight, so I have decided to string together and condense a seem of excerpts (the ones I found most powerful), from different parts of Ousmane Sembène’s  “God’s Bits of Wood” (a favorite), into a poem. Call it artistic or not, I give credit to the man whose words I have only lifted and decided to juggle into a … Continue reading

Africa

No words, Deep Sadness – Connecticut School Shooting.

http://cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2012/12/14/ct-shooting-candiotti-timeline.cnn.html I have often heard it said that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”(Martin Luther King Jnr.). When we heard the news of the shooting today, we were filled with a sullen sadness. My school is only a few minutes away from Newtown – the site of the incident. I sat in the … Continue reading