I re-member... I re-member... I re-member Battalion 104, Volcano Battalion and Katiba Banat. I re-member the New Kush Division, The Cadres in Bilfam, The contributions of Musa Kuwa Idriss, and The Red Army. And I charge you brothers and sisters to re-member...
I met this sun, light years away from its beginning,A ball of self-consuming flameIn a perpetual manifestation of brilliance. Awestruck, can’t begin to describeMy state of being. And then, Yo,It tried to lick me with its fiery tongue! But little did it know thatI am a phantom of its future obsession, encoded in Its perpetual [...]
Happy 9th Independence Day, South Sudan! As we celebrate, let us reflect and resolve to do better. As we celebrate, let us honor our sacrifice-laden past, and seize our opportunity-filled present to secure our prosperity-promised future. This young boy pictured celebrating our first independence day is now nearly a man. 9 years later, are his [...]
With gratitude, I embrace the fullness of this moment of solitude. I drink deeply from the spring of solace, Grasping the pure joy of forsaking all attachment. Happiness dwells within me. What an amazing revelation! As the pendulum of circumstance swings, I rise higher and behold everything in peace. © Apuk Ayuel Mayen 2017. [...]