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Ancestor Mothers

Ancestor Mothers

From the beginning of time, My ancestors mothers, Have believed and worshiped the Almighty Creator Great big and tall women Big head wraps tied around their heads Thick colourful wrappers tied around their ample bosoms Hands raised towards the sky As their thick bodies bounced up and down in rhythm to their movement They communicated … Continue reading Ancestor Mothers

On the Expectations and Conduct of a Writer

On the Expectations and Conduct of a Writer

A writer’s primary motivator should be anticipated praise. Adulation, ovation, commendation–whatever it is called–he should dream of these as he puts his pen to paper. The writer should constantly craft parallel scenarios of the beautiful things that would be said about his unborn work. His imagination of such acclaim must run unfettered, spurring him on … Continue reading On the Expectations and Conduct of a Writer