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I have 61 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 23047 times and 8 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories


Quietly drinking, quietly thinking. Quietly wishing white men to stop hating. Quietly laying in her empty space. Quietly thinking about her face...


The anchor is hauled but the ports still remembered. The spice-lemon salads of Zanzibar town, And charcoal-melt lamb in Old Agadir. Farewell the...

Be Happy! You're Free!

You clean the rich houses, Be happy! You’re free! You wipe shit from toilets. Be happy! You’re free! Your boiler is broken. Be happy. You’re free!...


Tomorrow is a land whose parents are memories. Of closed Sunday shops, and drizzle on slate. And when we felt bad for not going to church. And...


You must sail, they said, you must sail. Across the salt grey sea that surrounds our island home. so I went to sea in '76. A shy and nervous deckhand...