Saftevand

Rain was supposed to be a blessing in our semi arid village. For some it was. The few teachers who had iron sheets roofing to tap the rain water definitely felt more blessed i suppose. The thatched house neighbours would rush with their jericans to tap the rare gold. We all had what was known […]

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NEW PHASE

She packed her few clothes in readiness to leave. Her mother was there  watching . She  could not believe that she was leaving. After twenty something years with her, she just decided to leave. ”Why this time?” she wondered. ‘couldn’t she wait for a wedding ceremony like my neighbour’s daughter?’ ‘God, why me?’ Those must […]

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JAN 14TH-MY LABOR AND BIRTH STORY

It started on the 13th. I could not sleep. I tossed and turned, counted my father’s sheep, built mansions and still morning wasn’t coming. It was during winter in the west so the dark hours were longer. There was an inconsistent wave of pressure and pain through the night. At this point i was 10 […]

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