Send Me a River

Send me a River, won’t you? A slow, steady provision of water, for every tear I’ve shed, Replenish the salt with fresh pure water, Slow steady meandering around rocks, ferrying twigs, leaves, branches downstream. Send me a River, will you? To be the strength I need when you’re gone, To be the light I need … More Send Me a River

Almasi

Love is the lightning the gods use to test men. You get distracted by the thunder and before you know it, you’ve missed the flash of light. Almasi told everyone this. It was his life’s song, like the sirens that came before him, he sang it to himself and more so to others, but they … More Almasi

Almasi

Better he who loved and lost than he who fled from love, only to find himself in woe. Our people spew words of wisdom like one tossing seeds out of the mouth. Some say it is like eating ground nuts, the pleasure is in eating them one by one, and saying things that seem wise … More Almasi