Refugee (poem)

(inspired by Calais, France-- December 2015) Refugee “I took a few steps and saw them, guys wearing uniforms with their dogs off the leash, carrying shiny, polished holstered guns...And the heavy pounding on their bodies, their bones scraping on the flooring, the thud made by the impact of their skulls on the steps, I can … Continue reading Refugee (poem)

Destination: Canterbury, Dover, and Calais (UK and France)

Happy New Year! Wrapping up my travel adventures from my vacances de Noël during my first year as an assistante, I am presenting another post which combines several destinations (as I'd done in my last post on my day trip from London) since all of them were just short visits before I *finally* returned to France- to Normandy, at … Continue reading Destination: Canterbury, Dover, and Calais (UK and France)