Coming Round the Corner

The Moroccan in the djallaba has, by his step, just come from a meeting with his Shaykh, a wali of inestimable altitude, and his appearance in the archway brings joy and some momentary fright, for such eternity exposed to us shines a strong light where we walk. The youth on the cricket must decide. While the Wodaabe of Niger attract mates by their made-up facial mugging, the intenser and more expressive the better. Later, they tend herds.