The disappearing act

When I first saw you, I thought you were beautiful. Tall, tanned, Indian. And¬† I looked like me, awkward, weird. But I knew it was you I wanted. The most brilliant mind in our year. I wanted to pick your brain, even if you wouldn’t look me in my eyes, even if your lips wouldn’t … More The disappearing act

No Man’s Land

We come from the same land dear brother, I trusted you unheedingly, We walked through the desert me, yearning for a new beginning.     Your skin like mine is dark your flag like mine is green I’m not a slave. But like the Portuguese¬†pirates of the old world you’ve branded me, a cow and … More No Man’s Land

Follow the sun

7.38 AM The streets are crowded A glowing yellow ball seats at a vantage point, hiding behind rooftops. Ike tiddled his flute This early in the morning, he had to go the farm. He spent the first hour lying on his back, playing the instrument then he buckled his belt, and begun harvesting cassava. Other … More Follow the sun