Posts Tagged "karen lord"

The Ecumenical, the Ersatz, and the Euphemistic: Three Ways to Misunderstand Identity 

by on Jun 20, 2017 in Nonfiction | 2 comments

I am a citizen of Barbados, I am a resident of the West Indies, I live in the Commonwealth. My roots are mainly West African under the British colonial mask, with a touch of influence from the region’s Indian and Chinese immigrants and some surviving Carib and Taino language, custom and...

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Hiraeth: Tragedy in Four Acts

by on May 2, 2017 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

4,000 Words “I fell,” said the cyborg, and for a moment his audience stood astounded, waiting for the larger speech, the longer explanation. None came. “I fell,” he said once, and spoke no further. “Did you not plan—?” A voice interrupted the heavy silence, courageous with curiosity....

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