At David Livingstone’s Statue
for Harry Mphanza
We have changed a great many of our colonial place names since independence, but we have kept the name of Livingstone out of a deep respect. —Siloka Mukuni, chief of the Leya People
At the onset of my ingenious plan, the sun barely shone
through the mist.
I struggled with a name to identify the rushes
of water pouring beside me.