An Ocular Safari

A puzzling series of childhood events bracketed by red earth beginnings, endings, and threaded throughout with quixotic adventures. Baboons pummeling a car full of humans, termites roasted roadside then eaten, musings on a hoary rock bereft and alone in Africa. Nothing is as it seems in these recollections, yet each serves up a feast for the mind’s imagination.

An Ocular Safari is Book One in an anthology of autobiographical poetry and prose titled The Physicist’s Daughter: A Trilogy.

Written by the Editor-in-Chief of the internationally acclaimed Nahmias Cipher Report, featuring articles written by Ayanna and other journalists who are passionate about international affairs and human rights. She was interviewed about her life on Radio Netherlands Worldwide in a segment titled “The Resilience of Mothers.