Stories / Paramisa

Sep 29, 2014 by

Stories were woven into my life like threads in a well-worn blanket. Muted colours of the fields, forests, and hedgerows blended with...

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Nomadic / phirduno

Sep 17, 2014 by

My memories are punctuated by hoof beats and silence. Some things I’ll never forget, no matter how much I want to, their...

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Broken Words / Phagerkerdo Lav...

Sep 11, 2014 by

My words are broken, tumbling from my lips like shattered teeth or maybe rotten apples thrown too far from the tree. e phabaj či...

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“Gypsy Matchmaking”...

Sep 9, 2014 by

I was betrothed at age 12 to a boy called Petru. He smelled like old clothes and wet dirt and had eyes the colour of smoke. I...

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Magic and Magpies – Akha...

Aug 27, 2014 by

Our language is like a flock of magpies, gathering up glittering orbs of curiosity along the way, zmrzlina, škola, Indija .. foreign...

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Silence & Samudripen

Aug 12, 2014 by

I haven’t written here for a few days. Honestly, August 2nd and all of the media surrounding it, really took it out of me. As a...

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Dikh. Dikh. Na Bister.

Jul 29, 2014 by

Look. Look. Don’t forget. I used to blame Maami Babka for being alcoholic; for my father’s violent drunken outbursts; for...

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Ago, Ago, Tre Kale Jakha ̵...

Jul 21, 2014 by

I. Dežis Ago, tire kale jakha sar drakha, vera tuke lav, hoj tut zorales kamav. Aga Palemarďi som, Deži, arakh tuke avra. Dežis Na...

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