River-Stories

Stories and lyrix written by Lisa Levi, reflecting the Caribbean and it’s folklore,
with audio and video productions by L.A.B.

Featured:

The Shadows Know

An urban, Caribbean, Rock folktale.

Click to read or listen without video.

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.

SASA

The origin story of a soucouyah, that speaks of the history of the Caribbean:
slavery, rebellion, change, superstition.
read Sasa here.

Watch the full video storytelling by Brian Richardson 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.

Click to listen and read


BUSHMAN

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.

click to read



Explore.
There are folktales and music, videos and storytelling.
Enjoy the journey.







4 comments on “River-Stories

  1. Hi Mrs. Thomas I was in writer’s block this morning on zoom so just wanted to say thank you very much for taking the time out to come and talk to us about writing a folklore

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