Faye Sizemore

SUDAN

Displaced Sudanese woman 2004
A displaced Sudanese woman begs for food as she stands outside her makeshift shelter in the Western Darfur region of Sudan, September 7, 2004. Photograph by Antony Njuguna/Reuters
Winds of time
may dry the pages of history
… wet with my tears
in sorrow for distant children
whom I have never met
The tears are still flowing
The winds are not come yet…

This poem prompted the response, “Sudan” – ©Copyright September 9, 2004 by J.J. McCloud