Duality Within and Without

Connected and yet disconnected A part of two lands   Returning home as a stranger Returning home out of place   Losing your tongue feeling out of place, a traitor Gaining a tongue feeling accomplished, accepted, a traitor   Part of a tree with roots and branches stretching far and wide Joining another tree, creating …

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Afro’d Out

Slowly you make your journey You are not to be rushed! Your journey is your own   A crown, you stand on top A crown you gleam in oil and butter A crown you tell of our past heritage   A breeze passes through you and is blessed The scents of the forest The scents …

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Spring

Flowers Bloom painting the bleak desolate landscape   Trees Bloom giving flesh to the bones of winter   The Days Lengthen no longer trapped by darkness am i   Creatures Awaken no longer are we the only ones awake   Songs Burst Forth on colourful wings they bring the glad tidings of Spring  

Sa Yeon

Sister A sister who broadened my horizons You showed me a world I did not know   Artist Talented you amazed me with your life like animals Your handwriting spoke of skill and grace   Young 94 and 93, both so young when we met A childlike innocence surrounded our friendship   Everlasting A friend …

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