This essay was first published in the Kalahari Review platform on 25th December 2019. “Away in a manger; No Crib for a bed. The little Lord Jesus lay down his sweet head. The cattle were lowing, the baby awakes But little lord Jesus, no sound that he makes. The little lord Jesus, asleep in the … Continue reading A Very Weary Christmas
For days and then for weeks the sun had shone so fiercely that I had begun to wonder whether I had started receiving some of the wages of my sins on earth. In a few short weeks, the sun had barbecued the iron sheets and baked the dusty streets. Even the animals, unable to take … Continue reading AN EYE ON THE SKY
Whose face do you see when you imagine your greatest love?
Photo by Mat Reding on Unsplash Uncertainty and Dread Disappointment and Doubt Self-pity and Lust Day in Day out. No! I say Night melts into day No! I say again Every Daydream has an end.