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Cypress XXlll

Wind finds a passage to construct

a leaning garden, slanted southwards

a cypressless cavern of drought

waving towards a cloudless sky.

Salvias toss against the air… 16 more words


Dust Clouds

dust clouds on country roads
the faithful head to church
prayers for rain


A study shows how ancient Egypt struggled with drastic changes in the climate

Ptolemaic Egypt—which existed in the years 305-30 BC—was uniquely dependent on the seasonal shifts of the Nile, which in turn made them particularly susceptible to any significant changes to the cycle and mores of the their environment. 442 more words

The Well - by Mildred D Taylor (1995)

If you have read any of this author’s books, you are familiar with the Logans, an African-American family living in Mississippi in the early 1900s. This book is a prequel to Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry, the author’s most well-known novel. 159 more words

Fiction (all Types)

Back............. Again!

As usual, I let months go by and neglect my blogging.  Each time I post, I resolve to blog more often and I don’t.  So yet again, another post, and me telling myself I will blog more often.    1,038 more words


In Cape Town, we are having a severe drought. It’s so bad that it’s been predicted that we won’t have any water by 2018. The residents of Cape Town are doing their best to save water and utilize grey water to reduce the municipality water consumption. 88 more words



waves of ache ripple through my body

i am a land in mourning

monsoons of sorrow

canvas this land

–waiting for you to return