Tag: daniele frau

The portrait

The first painting he sold. Did he sell a portrait? No, he didn’t sell anything. That was his wife job. He made a portrait, an array of futility and he hated it from the very beginning. He produced it reluctantly while his nose was bleeding, forgetting even to eat,...

Enslaved women

What happened to enslaved women? After the horrible, shocking experience we spoke about on our previous article, the teenager was like all the other slaves, ready to be abused again or sold. If enslaved women were captured while pregnant or with children, they were abducted from her after the...

Gorèe Island

Gorèe , an island a stone’s throw away from Dakar I wake up early, have breakfast and bam! I’m ready for a new adventure. This time I’ve decided to visit Gorèe island. Someone told me it was worth it, and now I am here, with some water and snacks...

A girl to End it

A girl with a shotgun A sixteen-year-old girl stands in front of him, her smoking gun still in her hands. She looks at him with an inquisitive face. “Y-yes, thank you. I don’t know what that old woman wanted from me.” “Can I have an autograph, please?” “S-sure, young...

The cat

A Cat’s decision “Mrs. Babu, it’s your turn to speak.” “Thank you, Woman- Chief of the Parliament of the People. I have a question for Mr Svanzoni, a rhetorical one. Why we should help those people? Do we have to do it because they’re human beings? But they’re not,...

The Parliament

The Parliament’s vote A buzzing room The 30 Members of the Parliament of the People create a buzzing sound in the small hall. It seems like many bees are working on building a wall of honey. There’s no more honey, though, but only a vast wall. A solid barrier...

Japan in a capsule hotel

Capsule hotel! This is part 3, read first part 1 and part 2! It doesn’t take long to reach the small street where my hotel will host me for the night, but it’s long enough to make me feel lost. It isn’t the worst sensation ever, since I feel...

Japanese mimic people

Lost in metro This is part 2, read part 1 first! This time, I have an excuse, and a good one: I’m super tired, and in this metro, they write only in ancient Japanese writing. And as you can guess, I know about the Japanese language as Japanese people...

Kill the aliens!

The aliens matter “Gentlemen and ladies.” Started the Head. The whole Parliament got quiet at once, for curiosity more than out of simple fear or respect for him. You could listen only to the purring of the Head’s cat. “We are here reunited today to speak about the aliens’...

The Head and the Parliament

What the Head would say? “We shouldn’t have to check the news, first?” “Check, you said? Which news do you want to check?” “Come on, did you really believe that story about the explosion…” “Shush!” The two members of the Parliament seemed like two scared crows. They hide behind...