Dark Times ~ Praise Osawaru

For three days it has rained intermittently The stalks have altered their stance into an eternal bow / and the roads are now mud-colored. My neighbor’s house now glugs water through an open roof— the aftereffect of an ardent rainstorm.   My dad says God is attempting to cleanse the earth from darkness and the [...]

Setting Sun ~ Rahma Jimoh

We are chandeliers with crystal brightness, The sun embraces us from her residence We have sinned against our souls & soils, Forgive our faults & let this hunger go down With the setting sun.   We are rivers flowing into springs, Cliffs, gulfs, we fall into ourselves —water. No one resents water, may this thirst [...]