A Flight Diversion

Måste bara dela med mig en snutt som min favorit författare Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie skrev i New York Times. Kvinnan levererar alltid och slutar aldrig förvåna mig med hennes magiska skrivande. Enjoy!
 
"A Flight Diversion"
By CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
The New York Times: December 6, 2013

LAGOS, Nigeria — I was woken by the pilot’s voice. In the drowsy hum of the airplane, his words crackled, and I thought I heard something about preparing to land. Could I have slept so long? I looked at the time. It was only three hours into the Lagos-to-Atlanta flight. The flight attendants were hurrying back and forth. The pilot was still speaking. “We have an emergency onboard, and we have had to divert the flight to Dakar.” I could feel the plane descending. It seemed too fast. A sweeping hollowness. My fog of sleep cleared instantly. Something was wrong, the pilot was too cryptic, the flight attendants too blank-faced, snatching up cups, urging seats straight. I thought: If I die, I hope it’s quick and I don’t know.

För hela texten, läs här: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/07/opinion/a-flight-diversion.html?_r=0


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