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Ah soucouyant suck meh

Ah soucouyant suck meh image by Andrina James for short story by Kerry Mc Donald for Literature, Local Writings, Creole Corner in sweet T&T for Sweet TnT Magazine in Trinidad and Tobago

By Kerry Mc Donald. Illustration: Andrina James. “You know, like a soucouyant suck meh last night,” exclaimed my mother. “Where girl?” said my cousin. “On meh leg. Watch how it is, looks dark.” My cousin looked at my mother in amazement, followed by a grin as though she wanted to just drop …

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Whop, whap, yuh dead!

Slippers, kill, cockroach, whop whap, yuh dead, light switch, curtain, cockroach on wall Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini,

By Euline Joseph. WHOP! WHAP! Seldom broke the stillness of the night at my house. My brother displayed the true likeness of a mannequin, perched in front of the television set, whether it is a comedy drama, documentary or a “sudsy soap“. But boy! Ah tell yuh, not when dem peculiar …

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