Stories in Kumai

Market time in Kumai.

by Cassie Marketos

Kumai — A series of related statements: • I like my home, but I do not feel safe here — “safe” being the imaginary thing that follows the imaginary word “home,” in certain parts of the world only. • I’d lef...


by Cassie Marketos

Kumai — We spent two days in Tawau, ignorantly bullying our way into same day visas on the first, but missing the ferry, anyway, because we forgot to check the schedules on the second. In a fit of good luck m...

Harbor time.

by Cassie Marketos

Kumai — It was our sixth day in Indonesia, our fourth week in Borneo, and we knew it was too hot and that we would be sweating in our long pants and collared blouses. The Indonesian side of the island, if pos...

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