Tag: John the Squinter

FICTION: John the Squinter  by David Oakley

Palu: Sulawesi July 12th. 2006                                                                                                                               Early morning. I found the boy yesterday. Even now, still jet-lagged, listening to the seabirds chanting their raucous aubade as the tired tropical sun heaves its bulk out of the horizon – even now, I can hardly comprehend it. Perhaps his recollection was embellished by a desire to please,

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