Botswana's Dust

Added on by Jacquelyn Gleisner.
I’m in a helicopter. Below me, the mouth of the Okavango Delta in Maun, Botswana. I see two giraffes, their tall silhouettes blending into the trees. A zeal of zebras emerges from the grass. Then hippos, elephants, and a field full of wildebeests come into view. Dust clouds follow the frantic hooves of a wildebeest running from the herd. Finally, I see three gray baboons moving slowly into the shade.

I wrote a personal essay about my time in Botswana last October through the Art in Embassies Program. I also wrote about a few of the frustrations and joys of creating a career as an artist. 

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 Sculptures at the Molepolole College of Education in Molepolole, Botswana 

Sculptures at the Molepolole College of Education in Molepolole, Botswana