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Essay: A calling by Dr Thandokuhle Mngqibisa

A friend once told me that someone will tell me I will need to thwasa. I should not believe them. They will misinterpret a different kind of calling for ubizo. I held that under my tongue, always. And then someone...

Okay by Charl Landsberg

[tabby title="Poem"] “I guess,” I’d say, in my own little way. And you’d look at me all concerned. As if I hadn’t known you. As if, by now, I hadn’t learned. “I don’t believe you,” you’d say. And I’d lie,...

Grandmother Crocodile by Brett Dix

[tabby title="Poem"] I do not take kindly to being called a river demon or devil-beast. You should show me respect. I have survived the fall of the dinosaurs and the great flood. I will even survive the blazing heat that...

Overrated by Ongeziwe Mbimbi

[tabby title="Poem"] Love... Love is overrated But it is beautiful, pink and wonderful, Enchanting, so powerful. It is beautiful sunrises and pretty sunsets, An emotion completed by physical acts. An enchanting starry night, And falling stars so bright. Love... Love...

Undeniable Love by Beula Kapp

[tabby title="Poem"] Within the womb knitted by the hands of God, given to a world falling apart chosen by God to lift my heart a strength never felt before a fierceness brought me up from the ashes of a broken...