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Alf

The sun reaches through clouds scattered across the vast Southern African sky, as though announcing the arrival of angels, nourishing my starving, sleeping soul. strands of white heat touch cold orange sand and a lizard pauses to absorb the dying day. The Continue reading “Home”

The Zombie

by Chris Hall (with apologies to Edgar Allan Poe)

Once upon a midnight dire I sat beside the soothing fire,
Supping on a meaty stew the cook prepared the day before.
Around the house my family slept whilst through my thoughts a silence crept,
As I admired the firelight dancing o’er the polished hardwood floor.
I paid fifty dollars for my newly polished hardwood floor,
This it cost and nothing more. Continue reading “The Zombie”

My Village – Alipore

by Ahmad Gul

The second night

In this alien land

It is June

The day break

Continue reading “My Village – Alipore”

My Batley

by Mohamed Saloo

From the cobbled stones to the hills of green

Timeless vision of a Batley scene

Rich in history, diversity and faith

United in pride, friendship and praise Continue reading “My Batley”