By Siya Mcuta The sound of a guitar shook me so deeply that I felt myself tremble. As I allowed the music to take over and filter through my body I felt scared. Like it was happening all over again… I became a victim ,again. When the chords filled my ears they took me back, […]
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 […]
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 I am fearfully and wonderfully made. That is why you fear me and cannot understand how I am made. What you do understand is how to react and pass judgment on the final product. Before you condemn me to my fate answer me a few questions… Were you there when I was formed? […]
By Siphu I stand here to proclaim a love so deadly A love that whispers “look at that fucking dyke pretending to be a man” in my ears as I lay in bed at night a love that I have spent years of my existence willing and praying away yet still remains Waldo, a gay […]