Archive for May, 2010

Welcome to Haïti

I’m home. This landscape is mine: the fruit merchants, the colored vans, the dust. The heat is mine; the late sun. I’m home.


two hundred thousand ghosts…

children die
do not talk to me about prayer
or paradise
talk is cheap
children die
and my anger supersedes my grief…


Conversation with the "Phenomenal Woman"

Phenomenal Woman Maya Angelou & Michèle Voltaire Marcelin Life Gift: Sharing a blessed moment with Maya Angelou, reciting her poem “I Rise” with her: “You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Out of the huts of […]


Through the Eyes of Artists

” Let the earth bear witness

Let the wind bear witness

Let the art bear witness…

They shall be remembered forever…”