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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Rhythm

Jul 16, 2014 by

Kako Tonju spoke with the clip clop vowels of falling hooves. Baxtali čhajori One pony, short story … ašune His voice the...

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Hedjoskero Gav

Jul 2, 2014 by

Our houses leaned against one another on the hillside like tired soldiers – this one missing a window, this one a door –...

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Lačho Jilo Mira Babakero ̵...

Jun 29, 2014 by

Babo, miri babo, pre soste mišlines pro vadocis bešes o šero tele mukhes. Ma dumin, ma mišlin so tuke olestar sako peske dživel...

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Education, Tradition, and the ...

Jun 22, 2014 by

  “te arakhel o Del” God forbid you learn your own traditions, my father would spit at me whenever I brought...

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When Racism is Okay

Jun 20, 2014 by

This week a teenage Romani boy was beaten almost to death in France on suspicion of stealing. We all acted shocked and thought to...

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Neva lila thaj jekh website

Jun 9, 2014 by

Adadjives, mri škola gendjakeri xudeljom mange duj lila. hine “Sen = Suno” the “Bijav = Svatba : Romské povídky :...

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From words, Laveha

Jun 6, 2014 by

“This is the truth, not just a poem”  – Linda Hogan As a child I was constantly reminded that for Roma, words are...

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