An Optical Illusion

A rooster crows somewhere outside, and my phone alarm tells me its time to get up. After stretching in bed for a minute or two, I roll out of bed and into the day. The sun is just starting to peak into my room, as I search for the right clothes, my watch, and a … Continue reading An Optical Illusion


Mami Asta

The morning is lively. I can hear brooms sweeping, pots clanging, and children playing behind the walls of the concessions nearby. The clouded sun still gently warms my arms and the top of my head as I pass by the familiar homes on the way to my friend's compound, a cheery skip in my step. … Continue reading Mami Asta