The things we in Trinidad and Tobago see as we go about our daily business.
When last have you stopped to just appreciate things like:
a seascape- being an island state we take it for granted we will always be able to go observe the surf at anytime, but what if one day we wake up and it is no more? what if one day we wake up in a metropolis unable to hear the music of the water or see the sun’s rays glistening on the water? Nothing will be able to replace that feeling.
a landscape: what pictures would the following generations have to see the natural beauty of a place?
a house: so many do not have the privilege of having a roof over their heads. some are in tents others in cardboard boxes while others get shelter where they can.
a church: aplace of worship, a place of refuge. Many have been turned into places of decay because society has moved away from the notion of fellowship. These monuments stand alone and empty. just like the elders who need taking care of they are neglected and crumble.
a flower: the cycle of flowers symbolic of renewal. we do not have to wait for an entire year to pass to be given an opportunity to start arfesh, the possibilty is there in every new bloom.
a tree laden with fruit: when last you ate a fruit straight from a tree? Do we still have enough trees? all we want is fast food, prepackaged and yet we wonder why certain health issues are on the rise.
a memory: we chose to throw away the memories that remind us where we came from and those that show us the core of who we are.
a sunset that heralds the end of the day and is precursor to a new tomorrow.