4 Time Zones, 3 Months & 2 Dead Bodies

I hurry along the narrow sidewalk in the direction of the bus stop, head bowed against the light drizzle slowly rendering my eyeglasses opaque. My body knows these streets; I could walk them backwards and blindly. I’m leaving home to go to a place I call home. The heels of …

Words of Love Unspoken [A Song]

Note: normally I include an explanation following the song lyrics, but … this song is actually about how difficult it is to formulate love into words used by the logical mind. It was written in Enterprise, Florida and, like all my songs, are words of truth.   well, i wrote …

Code Talkers: The Language of Terrorist Attacks

The ‘Code Talkers’ were Native Americans who volunteered in the United States Military during World War Two, serving as telegramme communications specialists. Their code was never broken — that is to say, once the war had ceased, no one continued trying to decipher their code. This handful of Natives amounted …

It was like Minnesota in the summer…

It was like Minnesota in the summer, only rendered more naked underneath the sweltering sun, our hearts laid bare before the earth and our brothers. In Cameroon, you could hide nothing. The heat drew forth every smell and sound; it wearied one’s body until every emotion was left raw and …