U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a message to the people of Sudan and South Sudan, April 21, 2012.
“You have the power, the choice, to say what comes next—whether your children will live in war or peace. The choice is yours, and now is the time to choose peace.”
A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini, is a brilliant novel. It deftly portrays the resilience of the women of Afghanistan, as well as the resilience of all people who face perennial adversity in the world. I highly recommend it.
What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.
Or does it explode?
My research focuses on the integration of Marxist theory into the policy implementation of President Jacob Zuma and how it advances the original mission of the African National Congress.