By Tatenda Here we are bubbling beings, In this small space we call home. The corrugated iron and newspaper we have fashioned into comfort, Comforts us with our privacy, And fashions a place where we make sense. Out there in the world there is no room for this girl and boy But here you are […]
©MetaphoricVerb Star light, star bright Give courage to this dyke To step up to the mic & give these people something they would like Bless her voice with the power of the engine of a motorbike & let her voice intoxicate their senses, leaving them heady as if their drink she’d spiked
By Immah I apologize, deeply sincerely apologize. For all that I haven’t told you or reminded you. Lets take it from the top …better yet from below. I kiss the gods rings for your feet, how you used them to rub my frozen ones on a cold night. To get me that calm and sleep […]
By Lame We had dinner. It was my birthday and such a delightful evening I laughed at everything she said and gleamed as much as the twinkle in her eyes. Watching her was the only thing I wanted to do. She was my fascination and I know she enjoyed the fact. I didn’t eat much. […]
By Kagure I witnessed fear. Not the heart pounding gut wrenching, ‘the serial killer is inside the house’ type fear but something far deeper.
By Kagure Apparently I have worse gaydar than the homophobes in my family. This is not something I am willing to take very lightly. Twice in one holiday I have been sitting in my cocoon of self knowledge only to be told by two separate family members that they have known for ages that I […]
By Siphu Who is the man and who is the woman in the relationship? One would assume that the moment you are in a relationship with another woman the gender performance becomes simple, you are two women after all. But the question keeps coming up over and over. Who is the man and who is […]