Month: July 2010

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 23

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 23

They had both just ignored the kiss after that, Danai fearing any further rejection and Eve just stalling, she knew she was ready but didn’t know what was holding her back. Danai was a beautiful girl, if she didn’t snap out of it soon, she […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 22

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 22

They both changed into their skates. Eve had dragged a protesting Danai to the Festival mall rink, her cries of being unable to skate falling on deaf ears. ‘There is a first time for everything,’ Eve had told her sternly, ‘you can’t live forever in […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 21

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 21

Eve’s sister, Aya, invited her for dinner Friday night, hinting on the fact that she had a few friends over for her to meet. Eve knew from past experience that when Aya used that tone of voice, she in most cases was trying to hook […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 20

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 20

They met at the Open Closet party in Melville. Danai looked stunning, Eve checked her out again from the corner of her eye, taking in her shabby afro, long legs in tights and cleavage all in one swift look. ‘She looks good,’ she thought to […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 19

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 19

Eve was surprised to find Azania breaking up with her didn’t leave her as sad as she initially thought it would, perhaps she had sub-consciously known it wasn’t going to last. She found herself somewhat glad that it was over. On reaching home, she had […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 18

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 18

Eve knocked tentatively on Azania’s door and stepped away. She had come straight from work without calling first and hoped Azania was home. She impatiently tapped a pump on the tile and looked into the distance after another knock. Far off in the distance, a […]

oh happy day

oh happy day

In the trees, these birds are chirping. And the sun, coming down with such splendour Streaming through these leaves Soft rays piercing through the spaces in between Soft puffy clouds, floating – in the sky, dreamy high Tiny rainbows of colour strapped on them Infinite […]

Then and now

Then and now

Ummm… I didn’t think I’d speak today, but all I feel woul’d drown me if I didn’t share it. Being here – with you so lovely, the sunset… it all seems like Déjà vu. Like I’ve been here before, like I’ve dreamt and lived it, […]

Consistency

Consistency

Rain, rhymes with pain That she can’t seem to feign In loss they gain Freedom, some disdain Light steps, skip paddles Were those yesterday’s cuddles? Whispering on the wind like bubbles? Now you see it, now you don’t, lost marbles? Drifting… on the breeze A […]