A story from Friday, July 23, 2010

Kenya

I drain a pot of coffee—brewed from beans from a place where children sip from puddles as dark as my cup. I cloud my reflection with milk.

7 Critiques to "Kenya"

  1. The following was written by Stephen V. Ramey on July 23, 2010

    This is excellent. I want to click away from this difficult truth, but the bean has been planted.

  2. The following was written by Maya Malhar on July 23, 2010

    An excellent story. Very Concise.

  3. The following was written by Ashley Toussant on July 23, 2010

    So good, Derrick. At the very least we should buy fair trade. I want to hear more of your work. xoxo

  4. The following was written by dehelen on July 25, 2010

    Excellent. You create reflection in your readers with your dark story. Well done.

  5. The following was written by G on August 29, 2010

    ditto

  6. The following was written by Bell on May 5, 2011

    With a heavy conscious I tip my hat. Thank you for sharing your work.

  7. The following was written by Bell on May 5, 2011

    as I wipe the sleep from my eyes I see I spelled a word correctly but it was the wrong word :) conscience is what I refer to. Maybe if I had sipped my coffee first I would have been better served.