Tag: Heart of gold

Susumba

Susumba is a small green bean also known as “Gully Bean” in Jamaica. In high school I learned of the spiritual powers of the Gully Bean so I’ve never ate it, then again I’m picky with food, and it’s bitter; my Grandma would cook it down with saltfish (codfish) 

Heart Of Gold

The sun shone as bright as it felt, warming my chocolate coloured skin, while the wind battled for dominance, the cool sea breeze tuning out the heat. We strolled off of the concrete, removing our shoes as we touched the sand. As if in sync we kept