Tag Archive | Mother

The Girl in Red who Wondered

I’ve heard the elders of the tribe talk by the fire at night. When they whisper as they drink their strong tea, that is when I most want to listen to their words and nods of agreement. I know now. I know how other tribes look down on us and call us names. But…how would […]

A Mother’s Letter

My Dearest Son, Time has not stood still since you left. Seasons and festivities come and go, the rice still needs planting, the paddies constant looking after.  I sometimes  need to work on my own, to touch the land, to reap and repeat motions on my own, feel the breezes touch the sweat on my […]