Summer in the City

When the sun reigns supreme In the city of king beings The streets come alive With workers out by five   Outdoor dining and drinking Whether on rooftops or streets, as if time is a fleeting It's rosé all day From Saturday to Sunday, that's all you may say From the seaport to the park…

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The Poet President – Character Traits for All Leaders

All presidents should be poets.  When Senegal elected its first president in September 1960, it did not select a military dictator or communist revolutionary.  Following centuries of European rule, Senegal elected a poet.  Léopold Sédar Senghor became Senegal’s first president after he successfully convinced President Charles de Gaulle of France to grant the country independence. …