Among Worlds - Relationships - October 2021

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Tumaini By Melanie Han

post harvest

left behind

stalks of maize

plants

unforgiving drought

rhythmic thumps

awaiting

braiding

dusty bare feet

ever-turning jump rope

dry

rain

together

singing

your nimble hands

high-pitched

dancing

rafiki

voice

laughter

mango juice running

down our elbows

beads of green red

black

white

thoughts

bicycle

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our families

flying ants herds

green hills

Among Worlds

best friends

sharing chapati na chai

lush

rainy season

goats sheep

plentiful

birthday present

waterfalls taking matatu

kijabe to nakuru


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