Archive for the ‘West’ Tag

Postcard Sent by Parvati Nair and Received by John Perivolaris on His Return to the UK (Verso)


Between Havana and Izmir

From Shakespeare Road, Brixton, to Boulevard Docteur Frantz Fanon, Algiers. Crossing the looking glass of the Mediterranean, or the Caribbean, Prospero becomes Caliban. In the cross-currents between North and South, East and West, names, passports, skin, and masks are shed as flotsam. I am writing this as I drift through a city somewhere on the map between Havana and Izmir.