I was new. I was black in a white school in a white country. The only black. Unique. I was filled with Enid-Blyton-boarding-school-expectations. Life would be dorm feasts at midnight. I would save the school hockey team from ruin at a choice moment. I would win the deportment badge and I would, I would .... It was Miss Twist, the house mistress.
King-Aribisala, Karen, Latinized Black, Kunapipi, 16(3), 1994.