Sthandwa sami

By Yrsa Daley-Ward In the early hours of this morning it was far too hot for anyone to sleep. You told me I was strange and kissed me sunk your teeth into my soft bottom lip twice. So hard I thought you drew blood. I keep getting the scary feeling that if you look at […]
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Unfaded Memories

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  By Lara Gemini Poet I saw your shadow downstairs and it waved good morning as my soul still fails to wave goodbye. It stood there, leaning against the same wall I had you on when we kissed to christen our new home. You said my lips were crusty and made me a cheese sandwich […]
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A Queer Celebration of Women on Faya

[slideshow] This was a once in a blue moon event that featured poets, DJs, live music, photography, film and fashion! Organised by Pandora’s Box and the TNT Factory in Cape Town the night saw beautiful queer women come out and play for this special event that was termed a night for ‘handsome bois and pretty […]
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PoEtiC JustUs

[slideshow] For our first event on the 9th of August (women’s day in South Africa) we decided to celebrate women in style. What better way to celebrate the women of 56 by giving the women of 2012 a platform to express their creative voices. Visit the HOLAA Facebook Page Follow the site on twitter
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Purple Hurdles

By Thandeka Bhengu/ @MissNinaBrown Throw your bones; You’re dancing on your throne While you’re walking down the streets of your mind And you’re on a natural high. Breathe your dreams You stalked it in your sleep After you stared down the black cat in the yard And it swore to not cross path Feed your flame, […]
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