Tag Archives: Longing

2014 Dec.25: My pleasant Christmas

by Lebo Mashifane Previously I spent my Christmas days by going to church then back home to my grandmother’s house to eat Sunday food and dessert. When I became a university student in Cape Town I celebrated it with my … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.21: Gay fear, pay… TEAR

  Our love contested by critical judgment of the world. I’ve faced crucifixion. Like the two thief’s, I’m damned. Buried and burnt in eternal fire, coz it seems our fire is wrong. To hell with what we feel- literally. Layers … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 15: Quotes

Extracted from our South African poet, Sindiwe Magona in her poem “Why I Write” from her book Please, Take Photographs: I write to leave footprints To say: I have been Have lived This is who I am Who I was … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 14: Hello, my name is Zandile, and I am in love with a woman

Amour I’m on the edge of the bed, I realise I haven’t uttered a word to you, I haven’t said goodnight, nor gave you a kiss. It’s been a long day for me, for you. I begin to unfold the … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 14: A love note for you

by Maureen Velile Majola Today I take a moment to remember the very first time I laid my eyes on you,my soul met yours and we connected in a way I can never explain. It was months back when our … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 12: A dildo is not a man; it’s a fantastic toy…

by Lesego Tlhwale “Lesbians who like to use strap-on dildos, secretly sleeps with man!” This kind of statement I hear frequently in black lesbian spaces, when they talk about sex. So yesterday while we were having a meeting with a group … Continue reading

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