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Found out about Tunisia’s national artisan and handcraft fair earlier this week. It’s apparently an annual and well-attended affair; here are some of the products on sale and display. The fair is ongoing until May 5. Full schedule of exhibitions at the Tunis International Exhibition Center here.

We danced. For months on end.The tango, the waltz, even salsa’d it upAmidst the swirling shadows, intoxicated by tuneDaylight? T’was always the dark we cravedGrinding against each other – wanting, denying, no sleeping tonightHeavy breaths in sync, bass tempo till lightStaring. Breathing the other in. Intimate, strange.Enveloped, conspiring; tearing…

Sometimes, we encounter people who hold the same candle we do; the exact same dream we hold burns within their soul. In such moments we might be tempted to slack off or to stop altogether – someone’s already handling it, so why should I? In that moment, remember…