By Joshua Fitzhugh The tiny shadow of a snowflake, The quiet echo of a tear, The dim light of a distant candle In a room filled with fear. A mother’s cries are deep cries, dark cries, long cries, For the son who is not coming home. She’s thinking: Is he drinking? Is he slinking,
Betty Kituyu is a Ugandan writer who marries science and art. She is the author of the award-winning poem, Falling. MAI Trainer Lawrence Darmani interviewed Betty about her writing journey at our recent workshop with the Uganda Faith Writers Association in Kampala. Here is Falling: The rain is gently clapping at the rocks outside my
Laura Bonney of Canada drafted this poem in a LittWorld writing workshop led by Lillian Tindyebwa and fellow members of the Ugandan Faith Writers Association. Laura’s poem speaks of the unity experienced by participants from vastly different areas of the world. God Is Here The birds, God’s alarm clock, reminded me of the Creator’s Presence before dawn. Yesterday on the
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