Affected by HIV

Death, l have always viewed you differently and always will. Dozens of people in my life have become […]

Dear Single Woman

Today I’m boiling maize cobs. The smell coming from the pot reminds me of home. I remember the […]

Mother of Girls

I’m a mother of girls. My makeup doesn’t belong to me. It is communal property. Ditto my shoes […]

I Know Your Pain

I know your pain. I know how much your soul hurts. Heartbreaks are not easy to overcome. They […]

Dear Past Versions of Me

It’s a little awkward meeting you like this. We’ve been together literally all of life, but yet we […]

The Invisible Scar

There’s no make-up to hide the bruises he left on your self-esteem. You’re not even sure if they […]