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Sandra Sealy Wed 06 Mar 2013
Late one evening on the way from Pic-o-De-Crop Finals (the national calypsonian contest in Barbados during the summer Crop ...
John-John Augustus Joseph had burnished skin like strong, freshly brewed tea. Faded Tommy Hilfiger jeans rode low on his sinewy hips as he ambled down Enterprise Road, limp back pack slung over his left shoulder. Each step made the leather pouch threaded on a slender thong around his neck, bump against his broad chest.
Short nails on the callused fingers of his right hand scratched lightly at black waves sitting close to his head. It was just hair to him – compliments his Vincey father – but the girls in the village seemed to think it was something special – especially Blanda. She was a case!
He recalled their latest encounter on the weekend before.
Winner of a NIFCA award and only story from Barbados to reach finalist stage of Caribbean
Short Story Competition 2009/2010 (Trinidad)