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The Children who started the fire Pt II

Love & Relationships

The Children who started the fire Pt II

By Ashley Makue/ @AfroElleMag @Afrofiend  For Part I click here. *** We are in the most spectacular bedroom…

Summer Dungeon Nights

Love & Relationships,Sex

Summer Dungeon Nights

By Coily Era “Lub dub, lub dub, lub dub.” I could hear the workings of her heart as…

The Children who started the fire Pt I

Love & Relationships

The Children who started the fire Pt I

By Ashley Makue/ @AfroElleMag @Afrofiend  Some children dry the leaves from watching the tree too long; sometimes trees…

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part II

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Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part II

[Content/Trigger Warning: death of a loved one and graphic description of sex] May 20th, 2019 “I don’t want…

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

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Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

[Content/Trigger Warning: abuse trauma]   “How many really know what love is? Millions never will,” – Alicia Keys,…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

February 14th, 2012 “I’m so sorry for sending you back there, Leroy.” Khethiwe, my therapist, had a look…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

Trigger and content warning for graphic descriptions of deliberate manipulation, gaslighting, corporeal violence; self- harm; queer-antagonism, rape and…

Let It Rain: Pink Stains On White Kitchen Tiles

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Let It Rain: Pink Stains On White Kitchen Tiles

[Trigger and content warning for intimate partner violence in the form of gaslighting, prolonged infidelity and corporeal violence.]…

Turquoise Effect

Sex

Turquoise Effect

By Katleho She lay sprawled across their bed; her smooth shaven legs competing with the silk sheets as…

Wanja

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Wanja

By Chediac Higashi Wanja walked quickly, the stones on the road poking her through her thin-soled shoes. The air…

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