A Wilderness: pt III

By Dzivaramazwi/ @dzivaramazwi Read Part I and Part II of this story. ‘I always knew you’d end up with a man,’ says Babe, pointing the end of the cigarette in her hand at Fay. ‘Babe, you’re being so insensitive right now. Shush.’ ‘Whaaat? I’m just saying, you’re weak Fay, you’ve always been weak. Can’t stand […]
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A Wilderness: pt I

By Dzivaramazwi/ @dzivaramazwi At night she dreams of chickens, asphyxiating, flapping their wings in feeble attempts to fly away and squawking, their eyes rolled so far back only the whites seem to show. She wakes up from these panting, shouting, running and her husband always draws her in, trapping her in a different kind of […]
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Different Flavours, One Spoon: On being buddhist, a mother, queer, Zulu and much more

By Zan “Buddhist?” *insert supporting raised eyebrow here* But isn’t that for white people? Plus, don’t they pray to that statue of the fat dude?” These are the questions I get the minute something even remotely religious comes up. I’ve been asked these questions so often that I cannot help but giggle at their confusion. […]
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Isilumo silumile

By Christie FossilSoul van Zyl pe·ri·od/ˈpi(ə)rēəd/ Noun: A length or portion of time. Adjective:  Belonging to, or characteristic of, a past historical time, esp. in style or design: “period furniture”. Synonym     time – term – epoch – age – era – season – date – cycle pain/pān/ Noun: Physical suffering or discomfort caused by illness or […]
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