Teaching in South Africa

all in a day’s work ~ hunger, rape, aids and pregnancy ~ my heart is breaking


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Zuma’s ANC creates desolate poverty

new ANC’s greed ~ does what Apartheid couldn’t do ~ it destroys our dreams


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The vulgar greed of our leader/s: South Africa June 2017

ANC stalwarts ~ how could you let this happen? ~ our land is broken


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Zuma legacy

after two decades ~ townships a reality ~ but it should not be


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From my window: Hermanus, South Africa, November 2016

I fly with your soul ~ and return you to the sea ~ always to come back


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Do they know?

the child is not dead ~ young Africans lift their fists ~ not sure against whom


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Homo naledi: Maropeng, South Africa, May 2017

another fossil ~ rewriting our history ~ we’re all African


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Lize Bard

Haiku out of Africa