Trinidad & Tobago: Beautiful Boys

“I find myself tiptoeing around dying poui blossoms. They remind me too much of all that we have lost here. In the poui time that is also the killing time. Regardless of the season, regardless of new crime plan…we continue to gorge ourselves on the blood of our children”: Attillah Springer likens the transience of magnificent blossoms to the ever-shortening lives of Trinidadian youth.

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