We weave ropes around our necks in our efforts for control, We wage wars over bruised egos. We try to create order with systems that strangle us, We pollute ourselves with hate born from bias. The freedom we crave is the same freedom we take away, We choke ourselves in our attempts to […]Read more "The other side of being human"
You idiot. You actually think you’re smart huh? I can’t wait for you to fail. You know you fail often because you’re stupid right? Wow, you’re ugly. You’re so ugly you make me puke. No wonder they never choose you… Reject. Argh, when you open your mouth to speak, I wanna slap the shit […]Read more "The whispers of Lucifer’s angels"
My day was fine, My week was fine, My weekend was fine. Work is fine, Finances are fine. Keeping fit is fine, Eating healthy is fine. Family is fine, Friends are fine, Love is fine. Everything is fine, All is as it should be. But… why am I not fine? […]Read more "I’m fine"
Women’s participation in politics in South Africa left an indelible mark on history. From forming pre-schools and literacy classes in their communities to the historic 1956 Women’s March at the Union Buildings, women civil rights activists were fearless and determined in their fight for freedom and equality. Take a walk with me down memory to […]Read more "Women who played a prominent role in South Africa’s history (part 2)"
In December 1961, Arthur Goldreich, a member of the South African Communist Party, moved to Liliesleaf Farm with his family. The farm was a semi-rural smallholding in located in Rivonia, which was an affluent, White only suburb in northern Johannesburg that consisted of mostly farm land. The Goldreich family presented themselves as the typical wealthy […]Read more "Liliesleaf Farm Museum in Johannesburg"
I’m not surprised that you and I are no longer we. I felt you drift away, I watched as you faded away a little every day… I kept quiet as the distance between us increased, I decided that this time, I won’t jump to save us, Because if we were meant to be, And […]Read more "Drifting away"
South African anti-apartheid activist, Albertina Sisulu, once said, “Without women in every struggle, there is no progress.” Women have played a significant role in South Africa’s fight for freedom and equality – from keeping families together amid the injustices of apartheid to organising mass protests in the fight against unjust laws. Let’s take a walk […]Read more "Women who played a prominent role in South Africa’s history"