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Brida

  You have known her since you were kids You lived in the same neighbourhood; her house was a few houses from yours You spent many afternoons, together with other kids, in...

Slipping off the Edge

From time to time, I catch myself It feels like walking, lost in thought, then suddenly realizing that my feet are moving, that I am several streets away from the last...

The Letter

Originally published by The Harvard Advocate I was nine years old when Wairimu, seventeen at the time, left the letter to our parents on the coffee table so that it was the...

Book Excerpt: Maid In SA

This is an excerpt from Maid in SA- a novel by one of Africa's greatest female voices in the lit scene; Zukiswa Wanner Don't just read this Read this and go buy the book, then...

At Work Today

has been five years since Tati, my daughter, came to this world Every morning, we walk together, as I take her to school before continuing off to work I love this part of my day...

Saving Grace

Let us get something out of the way upfront I'm not the Good Samaritan kind I don't go around adopting orphan puppies and shit like that So when I heard the thumps and screams...

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