The first thing that I thought when I opened my eyes this morning was, “oh crap! Where am I?” It took a while to figure that out. I was on a king-sized bed with tons of naked and semi-naked people lying around me. As I tried to lift my head from the pillow, my head […]Read more "A night with the bottle"
“Ma’am, may I please go to the girls’ bathroom?” I asked Mrs Krijnauw, my 6th-grade teacher. “Yes, but please hurry up”, she replied. I was nervous as I got up from my seat. I knew that I was taking a risk by going to the girls’ bathroom unaccompanied by a friend. I stood outside the […]Read more "The Ghost Named Pinky Pinky"
Once upon a time, after the creation of the earth and the establishment of night and day, the people of the earth and the animals began to complain to Modimo, The Great One, about the darkness of night time. The earth had no light when the night sky fell, making it difficult for people to […]Read more "WHY THE MOON SHINES AT NIGHT"
“I’m telling you my darling, the best thing you can do for yourself is to be emotionally and financially independent and build a life that you can be proud of,” Mary-Anne said resignedly. The struggle of the day was written all over her face. She was covered with the soot of the Johannesburg‘s polluted streets […]Read more "Riches to rags: I had it, but lost it all"
An 18-wheeler truck was speeding on the wrong side of the road while trying to overtake another vehicle. It only caught sight of your sedan seconds before it plunged into you, causing you to fly off the road and disappear to the bottom of the gorge. I saw you two days before, and you were […]Read more "Death could not hold you"
I attended my boyfriend’s wedding today. It was a beautiful ceremony. He looked so happy as his bride walked down the aisle in her cascading, lace and crystal white dress. I stood at the back of the entrance of the gold and white decorated chapel that overlooked an evergreen lush garden where the ceremony was […]Read more "My boyfriend married my best friend"
You bitch! You tried to kill me. But thank God that I’m alive and I can laugh in your face because I’m in the process of defeating you. You’re such a coward, attacking me when I was at my weakest, knowing very well that at my strongest, you wouldn’t stand a chance against me. It’s […]Read more "My battle with depression"