Tag Archives: Xhosa

2014 Jan. 27: If I only had five minutes…

A poem for Brenda Mvula written by her partner Koketso Matlaweng read at the memorial service on the 9th Jan.2014. If I only had five minutes the day you passed away, I would have had time to tell you all … Continue reading

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2013 June 27: Who I Am

by Bulumko I ‘came out’ as a lesbian to my friends and some family members only a few months ago. Realizing that I was sexually and emotionally attracted to women, in my early teens, was very terrifying but being in … Continue reading

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