entourage

The village welcomed a new woman this past week. Her name is Yaba Senghor, a statuesque twenty-something beauty from Mbind Farba, a village not too far from us. The younger women (20’s-30s) here arranged to have an “o tess” which I though was sort of like bridesmaids, but it’s really more a group of women who…

Friend

How does one grieve and learn how to grieve at the same time? I told them to go to the hospital. I touched her sleeping body yesterday, pinched her to see if she’d wake up. I wanted to play. They said she was sick. She was crying all night. Take her to the hospital I…