On Time

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#MyWarSong #OnTime Achen is seated by a small swamp. This is no ordinary swamp; it has come about over a period of two weeks of none stop rain which has flooded the land below the village where Achen lives. There are lots of flies around her because this swamp also has all the feaces and […]

No Cause

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#MyWarSong As Owilo faced the wall, Patrick the rehabilitation counselor could see that his mind was not with him in the room. Owilo was recapping the events in the bush before he had been rescued by the government soldiers. Now 17 years old, Owilo had been abducted when he was 12 years old while he […]

The good old days

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#MyWarSong   At seventy eight years old, Lapony is still strong and works like she is still in her thirty’s. She sweeps her compound and that of her tenants first thing every single morning. ‘Lapony’ means teacher and she has been called that for as long as she can remember. Lapony has been a teacher all […]