I lost the poetry in me

See with us it was not a hide and seek game, It was not like we did not know where the other’s address was, Not even a matter of we both cannot drive to a common location. What happened is I woke up one day and I erased her from my memory, Usually, friends warn…

Dread of the Darkness

Tick Tock Tick Tock Ti... Turn your body around perhaps it is the angle at which you are sleeping. Close your eyes. Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Tock. You raise your head to come to the realization that your whole pillow is damp. It cannot be urine because even superheroes do not urinate with their…

Well 23, you’re full of surprises!

I should admit, you have outdone yourself. We are only in the month of April and yet you have already proven to me that these are my best years thus far. I remember watching a video of one of Maya Angelou's interviews and in that interview she told the interviewer "If you think being 40…

I Am Still Becoming

The year was 2019 when I went to the Exclusive books in Brooklyn, Pretoria. On the day, I was just feeling a little under the weather. I had a short black dress on with an orange and brown polar neck. It was as cold as it is today. I needed time out. From the world…

Call Her Madame RED

I was in Grade 6 when it happened. I was a wearing a cream white bubble skirt. Dancing my heart out for the school review and enjoying the company of my dance partner. I have never been the best dancer but I learned about rhythm and melody at a very young age. At the end…

Life is nothing but a journey

With a smile on her face surrounded by green and shades of pink on the cover page, Brandon Bays introduces us to a phenomenal healing realm. In her book "The Journey" she sure does provide practical and helpful methods to heal our lives and to set ourselves free. The body has its own way of…

From One Graduate To The Next.

School is hard. Getting an education is even harder. No one really prepares you for the pressures you meet in college or University. I mean, they tell stories. Their stories. Other people's stories. But no one really warns you of the various transitions you go through while you are there. The kind of monsters you…

Idea of Understanding

How I wish I could make you understand, How I wish I could make you see it the way I do, How I wish I could give you the opportunity to- feel the depth of the pain in my heart. But I can't. Because nothing is as customized as pain. It is uniquely made for…