The similarities between the tourist industry today and settler presence in the Caribbean are striking: Both thrive on the idea that the Caribbean is a place that can (and should) be freely consumed, economically and visually, by Western people.
"Am I annotating or carving my name into another's surface? Do I make pictures that testify or do I take photos that extract and appropriate?"
"Stumbling in the sweltering dark / the flash from my phone illuminates / a shadow slipping through my shadow"
“During our visit to South Africa, my greatest test came when the rest of the group and I were blessed with a street performance of Zulu war dances.” Poems.