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“She is a black statue in a whitewashed wooden chair, a dilapidated board house, sitting still till dusk spreads her silk petticoat across the sagging sky and bats swarm into the evening’s canvas.”
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We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu
B. 1821 D. 1873
Nor can I drop my lids, nor shade my brows, but there he stands beside the lifted sash. - Frederick Tuckerman 'An Upper Chamber In A Darkened House'
Reid is a poet who lives on in the mind, becomes part of one's inner vocabulary. In every poetic generation that are not more than one or two like that. - The Poetry Review
I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips