Memorial | Kumbukumbu

The month of June saw its sunset yesterday, and the month of July dawned today. In keeping with the spirit of commemorating ends and beginnings, I'm sharing a poem that came to me in time to be shared at a hospital memorial service I had been asked to do a reading at last week. It … Continue reading Memorial | Kumbukumbu

Beating the Graves | Kuyapiga Makaburi

(I hesitated to translate the book's title, but decided to remain faithful to the bilingual nature of this blog at least for the title of this post.) Now that I've finished reading it from cover to cover, I can share my sentiments about Beating the Graves. I might be slightly biased because of the cover … Continue reading Beating the Graves | Kuyapiga Makaburi