Foglines Chapter 2

Raphaela and the Doc let a few minutes go by. Just to make sure the Boss would not make a surprise come-back. They leave the Lab in silence. Board the elevator. Looking at the roof. At the floor. When they get back to the Doc’s office, thirty-seven floors above, Raphaela asks:        …

Y la lluvia entró…

  ‑ Me acuerdo muy bien cuando llegó. Era un Sábado. El Sábado que empezó a llover. No lo vi personalmente aquel día. Me lo comentó Freddy. ‑ ¿Freddy Henderson? ‑ Sí. Él regresaba del lago. Había ido… a pescar… Eso es. ¡A pescar! ‑ ¿De noche? Digamos, que estaba cazando ilegalmente, con los faros…

Foglines by Brian Martin-Onraet

Part I: The Dream             “Doc! Doc”!           “What’s the matter, Raphaela? We’ll never finish on time if you keep interrupting!”           “Sorry Doc, we have an emergency. The Boss is coming down to the Lab. In five minutes.”      …

Maasai Warriors

The Masai – or Maasai – are probably one of the best-known of all African tribes. Perhaps because of their esthetics: costumes, the men’s hair dress – hair is braided and mixed with ochre-red mud –  the women’s necklaces, their dances involving jumping competitions where men conquer their bride-to-be by jumping in the same place…