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Old Man Perry

A West Indian Short Story

Photo by Ricardo Fontes Mendes on Unsplash

It seemed like everyone from Georgetown had gathered around old man Perry’s house. Long had he plagued people with crazy stories, and the people had had enough. He watched from the front step of his house as a mob of people walked towards him. Most were empty handed, but some carried sticks. Others held bricks and bottles. Another old man, Anansi, sat next to Perry. He was much darker and…




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West Indian 🇬🇾🇬🇩. New Yorker. I write when I feel called to do so. Check out my book, “Radiance Lost” on Amazon and follow me on Twitter!

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