One day we will wake up to find every grain of sand, every sacred hill, every river bequeathed to us by our ancestors gone.
Even the air we breathe too, All gone for jets and jet fuel and other trivial luxuries. One day we will wake up not belonging to ourselves.
Batsirai Easther Chigama is a performer, poet, literary activist, and social commentator, her debut collection, “Gather The Children,” won Outstanding First Creative Published Book at the National Arts Merit Awards in 2019. In the same year, she was an honorary fellow at the International Writing Programme (IWP) at Iowa University. Her latest book is titled ‘For women trying to breathe and failing