#66 Easy As

She was a young woman who danced solo in a rundown cafe situated at the end of an unmade road, just before the jungle started. All her young years she had dreamed normal dreams, enjoyed school, shared giggles and emotions with her friends. But then, at her parents command, every night she donned the traditional garb and danced the traditional dance, to entertain the bored tourists. One night two men came and watched, applauded. The second night they were back, eating nothing, drawing their chairs closer, raising their hands. The third night there was no entertainment.