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Basketball Night at the Headman’s House, Serberida, Sumatra Roger Camp

We are honored guests in the headman’s house a blue cinder block box smack in the jungle green, a cement slab passing as a porch lazily evaporating beneath my bare feet. Across the red clay track chattering monkeys perform alfresco in the palms as fruit bats darting in webbed flight probe the open window the pink guest-room walls sweating insecticide as we crawl into moist beds. Lying in darkness nostrils sunk in malarial air we listen to the villagers over the throbbing generator cheer on the Lakers playing in the room next door.

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Apeiron Review | Summer 2015  

The summer issue of Apeiron Review, a Philadelphia-based literary magazine, is ready for you and a glass of your favorite beverage. Cool off...

Apeiron Review | Summer 2015  

The summer issue of Apeiron Review, a Philadelphia-based literary magazine, is ready for you and a glass of your favorite beverage. Cool off...