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Kirk A Inniss

Kirk A Inniss
Kirk .A. Inniss is a Trinidad-born, New York-based author of The Black Butterflies and Lessons for My Children. Sometimes he works with the Writers and Poets Union, to write for his supper. He absolutely refuses to sing though.

The Black Butterflies: Something in the air

The Black Butterflies: Chapter eight December 22nd, 1992. We all woke up late, the next morning. Arlene was up first and I filled her in about last night, while she finished up breakfast. Patrick joined us a little later and informed us that he had some men sweeping the house …

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The Black Butterflies: Closer to a drug kingpin…

The Black Butterflies: Chapter six  December 18th, 1992  Four days later. I was in the house waiting for everyone to return. I had paced the area of the study, my room and the living room enough times, and I was sure the floor was wearing away under the soles of …

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The Black Butterflies: Close call

The Black Butterflies: Chapter five December 14th, 1992  I stayed at the house alone. I could not call it home. Not that I was uncomfortable at all here, but it did not feel right for me to be attached to something that was not mine to get attached to, not …

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The Black Butterflies: Running scared

Wired868 concludes Chapter One of The Black Butterflies: A Trinidad crime novel My car was rammed from behind again, and this time I screamed out, more in frustration than fear. I could not lose these guys I thought as I took another corner. I had now lost count, as all …

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Letter to home: The Jackass Brigade

One year to go. Take comfort. This week should have been the week to redefine the political landscape once and for all. There was ample room for it too. Is not often that Ministers involve in illegal activities and happen to allow accompanying video too, with audio intact. That is …

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Leo the Great

There is a small chance that you have never heard of Lionel Messi; a very small chance. For most of the football world, however, he is “Leo the Great”, “the Football Messi-ah” and he currently reigns over a vast kingdom rich with history, fame and fortune. There is no shortage …

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