Ethiopian coffee culture arrives in Toronto by way of the Rift Valley.
this power-craving, especially when it came to habesha men, is something she developed from having had a mother who as a child bride
The day he bought her groceries, stuffed her fridge full, she wanted wanted him for the first time.
Ideally, the fathers would all have us pick men like them, and the mothers would all have us pick men like their husbands. Question is: which version??
The value box of condoms that wasn’t even carefully opened but rather ripped was visual proof that he was exactly as advertised.
He exhaled, ‘finally, finally you said my name’. And of course she was like ‘what are you talking about I always say your name.’ and he said ‘no you never did’. That was the meat of the issue, but she denied the charge, so the relationship didn’t go anywhere.
so many terms of endearment in Amharic refer to parts of the body
Being born, we don’t realize we’re stepping into history. We think history begins with us.