The Shadows Know
An urban, Caribbean, Rock folktale.
My Soucouyah and Me
Do not read!
This short story is not for the fainthearted.
It uses the idea of the Soucouyah (the caribbean folklore vampire )
to look at the sometimes toxic relationships women have with each other.
The origin story of a soucouyah, that speaks of the history of the Caribbean:
slavery, rebellion, change, superstition.
read Sasa here.
Dansé La Jabless, Dansé
The dance of the La Jabless happens late at night.
But what seems beautiful in the moonlight,
might be otherwise.
Neville lives in the Trinidad bush, a hermit, haunted by his past.
BUSHMAN is a novella that asks the question, ‘how a man end up so, living in the bush alone with the animals and bush spirits?’
Listen as Brian Richardson, brings Neville’s torment to life here.
Or read the whole novella here.
There are folktales and music, videos and storytelling.
Enjoy the journey.