Symptoms

HOLAA, African sexualities, LGBTI, coming out,
By Sibu Malungu I am awake Dreams have been shattered Thank you I am grateful I am in pain My hope for us is gone But it’s okay Now I can fully embrace another Damn, I am here again? Lying to myself When I know that my heart may never heal My hope may never […]
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Fear of Courage

By X Fear of being overbearing to you with my onslaught of admiration echoes deep in my head as images of your impeccable face cloud my mind, hindering my sight to everything else but you. It whispers whimsical notes of a frightened heart and an eager being to line new paths, upending stones that reveal […]
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She, me and her

By Sibusiso Malunga She, me and her She walked to me as beautiful as ever Held my hand with a promise I felt through her touch It was real for me, magic Her eyes made promises I only interpreted as heaven I kissed her lips and I felt my lips call hers ‘home’ She paralyzed […]
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She, me and her

By Sibusiso Malunga She, me and her She walked to me as beautiful as ever Held my hand with a promise I felt through her touch It was real for me, magic Her eyes made promises I only interpreted as heaven I kissed her lips and I felt my lips call hers ‘home’ She paralyzed […]
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Choice

By Dee Close She said that love is a choice. I stood there contemplating her words as an uneasy feeling latched onto my conscience, a feeling that, lately, she had begun to fuel.  ‘Loving someone is a choice’. These were the last words that I heard as I purposefully swam away to hide in my […]
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