After The Rain

They were all dressed in white garments, they looked taller than any being I’ve seen in this realm, their feet did not reach the ground. Somehow I knew their names, although amongst themselves they spoke in a language I couldn’t recognize, a more musical language then what we speak on this side. They surrounded me and stretched their hands in the air, and began chanting in very deep voices, I could also hear the drum from afar. They sung an ancient song, the birds sang along too it seemed as though the whole universe eventually remembered the song and for a moment every living thing could sing. Then another gigantic being appeared from the sky and suddenly everyone was gone, the music had stopped and I also had disappeared but continued to see, I continued to hear.

Then I woke up,


– Nduduzo Makhathini

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