Heritage and Vision
FINAL ARTICLE IN THIS SERIES He used to walk this mile much faster, with strong, purposeful strides; but he could never outrun time and now, tired fro...
September 25, 2009
Heritage and Vision
My fading footprints begin right here… at this sculpted figurine. This aging statue… child perched on her breasts to suckle the substance ...
September 18, 2009
Heritage and Vision
I was pregnant, trembling and standing before a judge. As he called my name again I struggled to separate my identity from the bitter struggles of the...
September 11, 2009
Heritage and Vision
I was pregnant, trembling and standing before a judge. I had always considered myself to be an honest, upstanding citizen… yet there I was in a ...
September 4, 2009
Heritage and Vision
The voice was old, cracked and interrupted by breathless pauses.“They tried to scream,” he said… his vacant stare was fixed on the rusty-bro...
August 28, 2009
Heritage and Vision
“Mammy!” His voice echoed around the sleeping plantation. The cry was followed by hoarse sobs and joined by the desperate pleas of his mother who ...
August 21, 2009
Heritage and Vision
The weapon was poised, held high in the air by the chanting-induced trance of fierce rage… Weju, named after the sun because of the brightness o...
August 14, 2009
Heritage and Vision
The dawn came… finally… she suddenly became aware. She was awake before; but not aware… of the water source that gurgled a few yards...
August 7, 2009
Heritage and Vision
He rose with the grace of innate regality and faced the innocence of the new morning. Air, purified by sea salt spray, shrouded his strong body, perme...
July 31, 2009