The Spell Of Showing Up
2023-05-18 18:34:20 UTC
Photo by Jessica Lewis
It’s been a minute since we published on here, but here we are, ready as ever to go on and on about anything and everything for those who will read.
The spell of showing up to do the work, is what this post is about.…
We Do Not Mourn All The Dead
2023-03-12 11:55:31 UTC
in response to a question on how our people traditionally view suicide, here’s my response - a report from my observations so far.
Within the boundaries of my culture, suicide is considered an abomination (alụ). To take a life which one did not give themself is considered a distasteful…
What Do You Think Of Head Coverings?
2023-02-08 20:25:13 UTC
The Obi of Awkuzu December 1960 by Richard & Helen Henderson
Okao Aiwerioghene, Benin City, 1991 by Phyllis Galembo
Servitor Homel Dorival, standing in a sacred space, poses with a ceremonial cupused in rituals, Soukri, Haiti, 1995 by Phyllis Galembo
“Age-grade” (Ogbo) 02-16ogbo-douglas-royals-360x230 By Richard & Helen Henderson
TEN FAVE WATA THEMED SONGS
2023-02-04 20:49:07 UTC
Last year (2022) we promised a listicle series centered around music themes. so i’ve decided to kick it off with a list of ten of my fave WATA (as in water) songs by different artists. These are my top ten WATA themed songs, in no particular order;
Letter To My Grandmother (iii)
2023-01-29 02:41:39 UTC
Photo by Debby Hudson
This is the third and i believe final (public) letter i’m writing to you. You know me. You know I wouldn’t let it go till it got to three times, the third and amen, a number that makes sense to my idiotic need for repetition.…