Tag Archives: loss

Requiem

Someone died today We hadn’t seen each other for many years We hadn’t spoken for many years  We were really bad for each other We brought out the worst in each other We were not safe together But I loved … Continue reading

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Enlightenment Postponed.

The tragedy of these transitory insignificant conflicts born of ignorance is that one night can be the loss of something wonderful that’s survived hundreds or thousands of years. Timbuktu is the repository of written heritage not just for Mali but … Continue reading

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Remembering

Yes, I remember them. I think of the hopes, dreams, loves, ambitions and talents all unfulfilled; the lost architects and doctors and poets; the lost husbands and wives and children; the lost laughter, all scattered across foreign fields; so many … Continue reading

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