From slaves to the sidewalk: Boy and the Candle, 1943 By Gerard Sekoto, South Africa. Oil on canvas Photograph: National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Merton Simpson in memory of Sylvia H.
south easter blowing her cloudy mood over the dunes of the cape flats. a young mother walks home through the sand and poverty with crime shadowing her footsteps. returning home to an unconventional family, love and generosity of heart in a hard place.