Wednesday 26 March 2014

MOTHER AND CHILD (Adoration in Lagos)

In her left arm
A baby rests


In front of the Blessed

In her right hand
The flimsy pages
Of a Bible

Blow back and forth
Under the force
Of an electric fan

Relieving the humid
Hot air

The child reaches up
To touch her face

The mother smiles
And God is pleased

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