Words are Gifts

August 2020

  • One Halo Here

    I’ve never seen anything like this. Through the lens of the camera,  I saw it, squinting As the bright rays of the sun  shot straight at my face. I continued regardless, squinting Someone had called my son They had all seen the rare find How did they know it was there? Something so camouflaged that… Continue reading

  • New Everything

    Almost forty students appeared on the screen, as soon as the waiting room was opened. Totally different from nervous students walking into a classroom. Excited, bubbly- looking, expectant students with smiles on their faces showed up for their first day at school. This time, the teachers were anxious, it seemed funny but that is how… Continue reading

  • Welcome Crow

    Welcome crow, You are back again. Your piercing caw disturbs me whilst I attend my Zoom meetings. Are you with your friends? The cawing sounds louder and closer.  There must be something on the mango tree that keeps inviting you. I am tempted to shut my window but that will block the light breeze. How… Continue reading

  • Reminiscing

      The warmth of the past Refreshed in a way only  You can experience here in this space.   Not exactly memories But an inexplicable peace That surrounds you With the sights and sounds Of the past you behold.   Only you can drift into That space Where the beauty and enjoyment of now is… Continue reading

  • Home and Away

    Through my teaching resource research, I discover many treasures, one of the best is Window Swap. Watching the videos transported me all around the world and back. I am an inquisitive learner,  an inquirer and this was really inspiring. I just love searching and finding. That is what I always want to wake up to,… Continue reading

About Me

I am am Elementary school teacher at an International IB School in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. I write with groups of writers, such as Teach Write.