Month: November 2010

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 39

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 39

Roses are red, Violets are blue, When Farewells are bade, I so miss you!… Eve read the tiny card as she absentmindedly stirred her coffee. Danai had left awhile back but not before making her breakfast – scrambled eggs, done as she loved them – […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 38

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 38

Nto left the next morning, the night before hadn’t been discussed at all. As she got ready, they talked about the mundane, made coffee, made breakfast – Eve whipped up scrambled eggs which they had with slightly burnt toast. Later, they took off Nto’s t-shirt […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 37

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 37

They met at Ko’Spotong in Ghandi Square, Eve suggested it, although she could never remember what it was called for the life of her. They sat at a wooden bench, Eve sipped on a gin and tonic and Nto had a heineken. There was smoke […]

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 36

A DAY IN AN AFRICAN LESBIAN’S LIFE 36

For Eve the dynamics of their relationships had changed irrevocably. She could not give as freely as before and found herself pushing the bile of resentment down, forcefully willing it away without much success. She had presumed them to be on the same footing and […]