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On January 12, 2010 a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook Haiti. The destruction was massive and completely dismantled any preexisting Haitian infrastructure. Both the UN Headquarters and the Capital building were reduced to ruins. In the wake of the crisis, people struggle to survive, sleeping on the street or in make-shift tents, most without food, water and medical assistance.… Read More.
Requiem for Haiti – A Prelude
The skin of my brothers burn,
blistering hissing spitting
bursting a final gasp of air
a death rattle a crack of sap.
My sister burns into a blackened
corpse, her green body curling
into a carbon galaxy shimmering
opaque starless and alone.… Read More.
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The Charbonnière are the workers who sort, transport and sell the charcoal in Haiti. Outcast by Haitian society, because of the lowly status of the job, they are considered bottom of the ranks in the Haitian working class. Their ages range from younger than 10 to as old as 80.… Read More.
After a long and hard slog through the bowels of website coding I have integrated wordpress into my website, which in short means rebuilding the website from the ground up. But it finally came together and is long overdue. Check for frequent updates.… Read More.