We see a new Africa

A poem By: 
Theme: Places

About the artist

Helen Garrett’s paintings explore the eternal themes of love, fate and transience. ‘It is the mystery of life that inspires me as a painter.’ Find out more

Turn off the lights
anaesthetic to a weary mind.

Flick the switch
so that we can’t see anymore.

Don’t have to think
about the dark being so black
that the light evades it.

“This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine.”