Tag Archives: brutality

2015 Oct. 1: Brick

Brick displaced your Face Blow after blow Bone by bone Your face cracked and caved Smashed under the pressure of the sharp concrete That was brought down with full force Upon the canvas we used to call your face You … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 26: Freedom…that’s all we need

We write letters into ANCient scrolls with ANCient mentalities that refuses to act now… We recite poems into dead societies with zombies in suits and big bellies.. Nobody hears us, we are in the basement of their thoughts… long forgotten … Continue reading

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2014 Sept. 9: Eleven Triple One (11 – 111)

  My Country, South Africa, in 1976, racial segregation destroyed South Africa, and South Africans. Having to be striped of your own land. Be told that you have nothing. Why do they take if they say you have nothing? Why … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 23: “How long will lesbians and gays be killed? “

An opinion by T. Mathe It is quite obvious that they have not forgotten about us. They still hunt us down. It was a bit quite and now they are back. How long should we visualize this in a form … Continue reading

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2014 April 5: “We are being killed for nothing”

  A impression by Signe Tveskov __________________________ Performance: Maureen Velile Majola & Jelena Kuljic Video: “Isililo” by Zanele Muholi Where:  Constanza Macraz/ Dorkypark – Studio 44. Berlin   Heavy sounds of breathing. The sounds are somehow disturbing. We don’t know if it … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.20: “Walking Corpse”

Marred & dictated to, by none that created I. Jailed into faculties that were insisted upon, way before my existence. Pathways of Myself, pre-determined by structures that had lesser understandings of the complexities of human. Born and raised into the … Continue reading

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2013 July 14: Zozo’s family silenced by ‘mourners’

text by Lerato Dumse photos by Thekwane Bongi Mphisholo “I’m disappointed with men, instead of protecting women, we are the ones abusing them with our hands and taking advantage of them. Don’t forget us Dudu, because we loved you and … Continue reading

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