May I be worthy
By Kadietwo Fahnbulleh
May I be worthy of my feet
the ones that takes me places.
The wind that blows across my face, lifting my hair up
into a crazy whirlwind of a hairdo.
May I be worthy of my eyes
the ability to see from far distance.
To look at the beautiful landscape of the Grand Canyon.
The eyes that dismissed from baba’s
as he grew old and eventually died
leaving with him nothing but the darkness of the world.
May I be worthy of my meat
the food that alab hunts for
to make sure that we survive.
The meat that led to a war
making my father fight
losing his life.
May I be ….