100 short stories:: story 95

story: Girl

author: Jamaica Kincaid

year: 1978

where: Abu Dhabi Airport, aboard to Muscat

note: domestic arts as the acme of womanhood

a line: “…this is how you sweep a corner; this is how you sweep a whole house; this is how you sweep a yard; this is how you smile to someone you don’t like very much…”

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