No barriers

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. Maya Angelou The day wall came tumbling down in Germany I was answering a university exam question about how it might never come down hope was confirmed the exam turned upside down. I hope that dayContinue reading “No barriers”

Geranium Lake

Originally posted on World Citizen Dreaming:
Medellin – Flickr Creative Commons For Vincent Van Gough I am a lover Without love. My church takes away My Priesthood. I am a Vicar Whose church is Esoine red, Geranium lake. I am a painter Who half sees Empty chairs Geranium lakes, Black crows. I am Beethoven’s Right…

More paper please

It was so Dickension – the moment I headed off to the paper supply office at my school. I had gone back into the public system after being in a small alternative school and this was my journey back into the mainstream system. I was on what was called the ‘free list’ which meant ourContinue reading “More paper please”

Child of the Diaspora – Making the Most of Beginnings: Miracle Monday 7

Born into privilege, born into poverty, born a certain colour, a certain gender, the beginning of life sets the scene and then we try to determine our fate, as those around us also try to determine theirs. Why me? Why did I have the opportunity to grow up in a country where there is socialContinue reading “Child of the Diaspora – Making the Most of Beginnings: Miracle Monday 7”