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Magazin za književnost i umjetnost // Journal for literature and arts

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narrative witness

The 10th Circle

I watch the bus driving away. If I’m lucky, the next one will be here in fifteen minutes. I’m pissed off because I’m tired and hungry and, well, because I usually get pissed off when trying to get anywhere in this city. This time it’s worse: I actually made a run for it. Nastavi čitati “The 10th Circle”

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A Red Crayon

They said it would rain for seven days in Sarajevo, but it still hadn’t; and it was day three since they’d announced it. I couldn’t tear myself away from the fresh air on the balcony and the noise from the next-door apartment, where a turbulent couple lived. I’d got used to the noise because if it weren’t for it, I would hear the noise in my apartment. Nastavi čitati “A Red Crayon”

Quiet, bug, quiet

“If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself.” 

 HERMANN HESSE, DEMAIN

 

To Franz and his pal, Gregor.

 

I am my own worst nightmare. I’ve always known but try to hide it. That is why I write these tales that are so absurd and cruel. Nastavi čitati “Quiet, bug, quiet”

The Ice Cream Orchard

When I was growing up in the hilly mahalas of Sarajevo, ice cream was a rare commodity. The tiny shop down the street offered only basic foodstuffs because the greasy owner thought something like ice cream wouldn’t sell. Our mothers would make us cakes from scratch when there was sugar to be bought. But I wanted no homemade cake. I wanted ice cream. Nastavi čitati “The Ice Cream Orchard”

Three ways to fall when balance is lost

FIRST FALL: I LOST YOU

IN THE AIR, CERTAIN that we had left the line that divides the stage platform, twenty feet high, I remembered the expression on your lips as you laughed, and I realized that you were my safest Nastavi čitati “Three ways to fall when balance is lost”

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