Some Nights

Originally posted on For The Ravenous:
Some nights, it’s me against the world, Some nights I take its side and let my mind grow cold, Some nights I’m Antarctica, some nights I’m the Saharan, Some nights I’m a deserter, some nights I fight like a man, Some nights I marvel at what I engender, Some…

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First Character

It was the 25th of October, 1989. I even marked it on the new calendar uncle Jim brought us from Cameroun. Me, mama, Adama and big brother Traore had gone to Bamako to welcome papa. Mama said papa had gone somewhere faraway for some time and he was coming back to us today. I’d jumped […]

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