Language Barriers: When the struggle is real.
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Travel, though the epitome of escapism, can be a feat within itself. Solo travel, though also enjoyable and empowering, can also be an uphill struggle. Solo travel as a WOMAN can be a molehill and a mountain. Especially within a different town. Or country. Or continent.
Or one step further, with an accent or a distinct LANGUAGE BARRIER. #TheStruggleIsImminent.
Continue reading “#SUITCASESTRUGGLES #2: Language Limits & Barriers”
When the allure of travel is bypassed by border control drama!
via Daily Prompt: Deny
So you decide on a destination. This may or may not entail the accompaniment of friends. You submit the vacation form at work-
or if you are anything like me, decide that you are going regardless of whether they approve or deny your request as you have more or less pre-planned your resignation.
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A visual, truthful ode to ‘Wanderlust’ (definition: a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world). This project combined visual artists, a photographer, a fellow poet and a mood-setting, melodic music score (all contributors available in the credits).
If you lack substance, you and I lack longevity,
My dreams take place in New York
Where forks rest, entangled in tastes from Mounted dishes of fish tacos, giros and deli sides,
My fantasies reside in Cairo to Castries,
Markets and Marrakesh to Marigot Bay’s trees,
Erogenous escapes bring ease to me; I said erogenous escapes bring ease.
Continue reading “POEM/VIDEO: ‘Wanderlustful’”