With both my hands, it’s like I’m holding sand.I don’t want to let it go.If I open my hands to hold it gently, the wind blows it over.So I hold … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics: (Gave it my all)
Effects of the party
Surrounded by glass walls. Opening only from the outside. I see everything. I think they’re tinted, nobody sees me. I must have magic, people come in when they want something. … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics: (Boxed In)
Being a superhero even when you need one
Dots are best connected looking backwards.However, knowing where you want to go helps in adjusting your behavior and aligning the best dots moving forward.Picture yourself saying, “I always knew I … Continue Reading Picture Perfect: (stories for when we get successful)
Depending on what timeline you see this from, hearing my name has a different effect as compared to the other timeline.If you knew me before, you’d pass me by without … Continue Reading My Name vs My work: (stories for when we get successful)
I’ve been reading a lot, about being caught in an emotionally strenuous state, be it relationships or tight spaces of any form that you may find yourself in. Where that state begins, the in-between, its ending and your part in the latter are important to note in order to move forward. Most of the platforms I come across stress that it is not your fault – that you are not the problem. I beg to differ though.
I see You over there! With the steady stance And your firm tone You with the strong jaw line and stern backbone, I see you And know I can’t begin … Continue Reading I See You
The Born-Free Rebels anthem
Written by: Anele Mangqalaza WHO AM I? The above question is a question that has been asked, especially during my high school years, we would be asked to write essays … Continue Reading WHO AM I?
You can say I’m blowing steam Blowing smoke Learning the essence of being Few giggles, no jokes Bruised but taking more blows Still standing, concrete rooted on my feet … Continue Reading Reflections
Looking in the mirror for some reflective introspection
I was told to not stop improving“Don’t stop learning”, they saidSo I have learnt to do my due diligenceI have learnt to filterBut I was also told to look for … Continue Reading Fountain
I’ve been here before. Everything I see is in ultra high definition. I had to take off my spectacles that I’ve worn for over 10 years just to make sure … Continue Reading Trip
Finding yourself is easier than you thought Lets disappear“Where to?”To wherever your heart desires Lets take a walk. “Where to?” To a place where you can walk barefoot and never … Continue Reading Let’s take a trip
What if you asked how I’m doing and I said I’m not okay? What if you asked what’s wrong and I’m said I don’t know? What if I told you … Continue Reading What if?