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The Ancestral Dust Cloud

A poem about the Saharan dust cloud and African Ancestors


I am intrigued by the enormous Saharan dust plume that’s entering the southern United States this weekend. According to the Weather Channel, this particular plum is one of the thickest ever seen. True Saharan Dust arrives in the USA every year but never of this size and thickness.



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Estacious(Charles White)

I am a southern writer and teacher living in the midwest. I focus on education, poetry, and fiction. I am an award-winning playwright.