Dancing to Bubu’s River

                               Dancing Culture – June Perkins

I am dancing for my Bubu’s river
in synthetic threads she gave me

I am looking in river leaves
to see futures she wants for me

The dreams she chants
spiel on plastic tape

She asks for reunification
that never happens

Brings tears to my mother
never totally wiped away

 

(c) June Perkins

Sample of a new collection I am working on inspired by my Mekeo Identity.
Bubu is short for grandparent, also used for grandchild, but here used for grandmother.

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