The complexities of a mother-daughter relationship in the Eritrean diaspora
I retrieved several notes centered on love and life inspired by my travels throughout Eritrea in the summer of 2014. Some were written in hindsight.
An evening with a young Eritrean deacon takes place nowhere, in particular, but in the depths of my heart.
AIR-REE-TREE-UH is a common incorrect pronunciation of EH-REE-THRAH alternatively EH-REE-THREE-YAH a country in North East Africa. compare video and audio below to hear the difference How to Actually Pronounce Eritrea
The meaning of “Ariam” and the reason why I stopped mispronouncing my name [on purpose]
Amerikawit is a poem about a young American woman whose figure and language skills makes her feel inferior to the locals in a small African country.
I learned new superstitions in Eritrea this past summer, and others are gleaned from my mother’s musings.