Somebody's heavy finger would not let go of the doorbell. I hurried downstairs to end the annoyance. It was Kwame. I should have been glad to see him, but I wasn't ready. I opened the door anyway.
"I was wondering who was ringing my bell like that."
"Were you expecting someone else?"
(From Until the Older Birds Crow coming in 2022.)
Kindness is having the ability to speak with love,
listen with patience and act with compassion.
The job of the writer is to translate "physical materials into symbol, meaning, and nourishment for the human soul." (Alabaster. 2020. On Beauty and Faith. Canada: Hemlock Printers, p.12).