Poem

Heritage Day

All the kitchen
and housekeeping staff
arrived

richly layered in skirts,
bowls of bodices holding
precious fruit,

hair sculpted
into plaits and coils,
faces painted

with white dots curling paths –
tracks to mark our healing, their yes
to themselves.

— Silke Heiss

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