Day: Jan 12, 2015

Festival of New Life ~ A Short African Poem

The men dance to the rhythm of the Samba beat, Wrappers flailing with wildness to the night’s gusty wind; Children gathered under the thatched-roof shed beside the giant Iroko tree, Listening to the words flowing from the wrinkled lips of the wizened old man; Mothers with babies under their arms, suckling on the milk of life; Daughters pounding hard with pestles, the new yam … Read More Festival of New Life ~ A Short African Poem