As usual, Deadman has left me a car at the airport, and, for the first time since Irma hit, I bump along the rutted streets of Road Town.
Gus sipped lemongrass tea from a foam cup. It was still dark. His secondhand truck idled outside the market as four men clambered into its tray. This was where he picked up workers for the day—mostly men who came to the island at night in quiet boats. The men clutched grease-stained paper bags and chattered loudly between bites of johnnycakes and various patties. Four men got into the truck’s tray. Gus was expecting five . . .
I been told their words will steal my heart . . .
Featured: Black Interest
- Mr. Loverman
- HNIC (limited edition signed package)
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- All or Nothing
- Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha
- Tales of the Out & the Gone
- The Hungered One
- I Love You Too
- The Warmest December
- Bedrock Faith
- May Digit
- Around Harvard Square