Winged Words For My Muses

How do I show the people I love the light that shines on me when I behold their lights? How do I capture that everything I have become is a consequence of their relentless love for me and my tenderness? I want to capture their beauty and reflect it adequately, and am restless until this … Read more

The Age Of Pain And Love: Our Life In Seasons

Winter rampaged their home and took residence in their hearts. The group spoke under the ebony sky. From warm bellies, what used to be unutterable thoughts ballooned into the room. The smoky vapours billowed between hurt mouths until it plummeted into the fireplace. That night, the group slept with their usual fiery energy, but a … Read more

The Life Esidimeni Tragedy: South Africa And The Mentally Ill

Ever since I was a young girl, my mother taught me to ask myself this question: What did I do for someone else today? In the latter part of my twenties, that line has stuck with me and it’s something that has more meaning now than ever before. Have you heard of the Life Esidimeni … Read more