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Asali

Asali
I waited for her at the banks of the sea for two years.Warm silt clayed underfoot,Shrapnelled with pearl and algae.Here, where the living things and killing things are,The east wind blew merciless and fast.The salty breeze beat my faceand poured out of my eyes.She…

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Saying Goodbye



Saying Goodbye
Amos clears his throat and tries to eulogize his father.  If it had been up to him, someone else would be standing in front of the hundreds who had shown up for the funeral. But it wasn’t up to him. As the eldest boy in the family it…

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Lost

Lost
Photo by Amy MuhoroWe lose people. I don't mean those who we lose by death, but those who we lose when we can still see them, those we lose while they stand before us, breathing, smiling, moving. I mean those we lose while we have their numbers…

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