Just Another Night Of Country Dancing

By Dianne Moritz They come dressed like real dudes: faded Levis, tooled leather boots, silver concha belts, hair slicked back under cowboy hats, raring to Boot Scootin’ Boogie.   They sashay over, heels clacking on the wax tongue-n-groove, offer out a callused hand, swing you through the rowdy crowd, singing “Achy, Breaky Heart,” confident they’ll … Continue reading Just Another Night Of Country Dancing

“The Night Country”

By Laura Potts ‘The undiscovered country from whose bourn No traveler returns’ – Hamlet. Old winter hour, gloam and the glow of this last evening fire, after the time of the cold and away from my last-gasp hourglass and this passing grey; after the far-cast dust of my day when the half- light fields breathe … Continue reading “The Night Country”

“PRAY FOR MY BELOVED COUNTRY”

By  David Chukwudi Njoku She needs your attention Not your incessant castigation, Neither your deception Nor complex aggravation. She is in the midst of water Yet cry for water. She is a succour to many Yet her citizenry begs. Her leaders full of treachery, Live in affluence While her electorates starve of hunger. Pray for … Continue reading “PRAY FOR MY BELOVED COUNTRY”