Knitting for Africa (part 16)

by Roger on August 1, 2011

By Roger G McDonald

Back to knitting

Once more westward. Johannesburg returns.
There is where the real job must begin,
with no apparent end. My conscience burns.
Vacation first, then work? Is that a sin?
Is duty always pleasure’s doleful twin?

Still, Zan continues knitting. It’s her form
of meditative music, and we know
its pace informs a universal norm.
We leave behind our bush cathedral, slow
to say farewell, but knowing we must go.
(to be continued)

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