I Am As I Am

Need I remind you that I am as I am Not perfect, not great Neither bad, nor evil I am only as real As you are capable of knowing I am as I am A transformation in the making An experience of all that I have been through ...I am as you are... A reflection … Continue reading I Am As I Am

The Five People You Meet in Hell

one need not die to enter hell therefore it is the path of least resistance-MG- In Mitch Albom's book The Five People You Meet in Heaven, readers encounter five characters who had significant impact on the protagonist's life before he entered heaven. It is a book that shows the guidance and influence of the people … Continue reading The Five People You Meet in Hell

School: A Trauma

This is to the teachers who put me on a pedestal The only ‘justification’ they used bordered cultural and racial This is to the classmates who sectioned off by sex With girls to the right and boys to the left This is to the headmasters who signed off on those papers Took bribes from the … Continue reading School: A Trauma

South Africa

I come from a nation large and strong Where we raise our voices in song Sing praises unto the heavens and earth With a dozen languages of different words Our people, we know of tragedy and pain We know more of loss than of gain Yet we seek not to dominate We seek a commitment … Continue reading South Africa

Inequality

How does one write rather how does one type on a stereotype in the form of a hype trendsetters surround generating sounds flooding all around coming from outta town now I don’t mean immigrants I’m talkin ‘bout expats n’ tourists with commercial interest bearing the label “capitalist” The few who were impressed returned to invest … Continue reading Inequality

When the Enemy Cries

What do we do when the enemy cries? Do we mock their pains, or empathise? What do we do when the racists scream that they want to conserve their liberties? What do we do when classists steal from those who have less material? What do we do when sexists refuse to embrace others as human … Continue reading When the Enemy Cries