Reconciliation

It’s the end of the old year. A time to throw away old grudges and forgotten grievances, a time to make room for what will come in the new year.  A time for reconciliation in the spirit of Nelson Mandela’s Rainbow Nation …

Reconciliation
Our bruises

Photocredit: addhika.blogspot.com

Red and purple
Black and brown
Forgotten

Forgiven
Forgiving
We run through green paddy

Our cheeks meet
Rosy pink

Under watchful clusters of dragon eyes
Our fire crackles
Orange and gold

Comments
5 Responses to “Reconciliation”
  1. Mamie says:

    What’s dragon eyes?

  2. oddznns says:

    Dragon’s eyes are the literal translastion of the Cantonese name for the Longan fruit (Long= dragon, An= eyes).

  3. Joe Bunting says:

    Beautiful. Clear, accessible, and yet you take us somewhere surprising.

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