Fiction: “Lovers’ Leap”

Excerpt from “Lovers’ Leap,” published Spring 2013 in Coastlines

In this present state of hearsay and confusion, we women of this island can say for certain that the !rst man that August to jump to his death o” the cli”s of Negril was Euton Mattis, 31, from Portmore, St. Catherine. Most witnesses lingering late in the night at the nearby Barracuda Bar and Lounge noted no trouble with the !rst man to die. Euton was fresh and smiling, smelling of the sea and of rum and cold ice. Read more at Coastlines.

 

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