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Love is not enough

Not a day goes by without me thinking of you and wishing I had her to myself. Sometimes I wish I had kept her but I had nothing to give her. She is happy and her parents love her. Her parents gave her the world that I could not give her. Telling Sizwakele that IContinue reading “Love is not enough”

……I pray for her more than me

My knees are bruised from kupfugama. Mind you I am not scrubbing the floor, that ship has sailed I have accepted that I won’t be a perfect makoti. I have been kneeling in prayer and I am now able to pray for others. I have lost my voice and I have wept at Jesus’ feetContinue reading “……I pray for her more than me”

The adulting series: Trying to get back on my feet

Hello my lovelies, this is the last post of the series. I am a bit sad because it’s time we say goodbye to this series but it doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t have these conversations. A big thank you to my agemates ‘the 25-year-olds’, who agreed to share their adult stories. Being 25 has beenContinue reading “The adulting series: Trying to get back on my feet”

The Adulting series: Drunk aunts and Uncles

Do you remember when you were young and happy and had such big dreams of what kind of life you wanted to have? I remember I wanted to be a lawyer because everyone wanted to be either that or a doctor. But the older I got the more I realised that no man, I wantContinue reading “The Adulting series: Drunk aunts and Uncles”

The adulting series:Is adulting a scam?

Hello my lovely readers. The adulting series continues. Enjoy🤗 Adulthood phew, it has taught me a lot. It’s funny how I always wanted to be a grown-up not knowing how much of a scam it is😔. It has taught me to prioritize myself always because when your friend, partner, or sibling gets the opportunity, theyContinue reading “The adulting series:Is adulting a scam?”

The adulting series: My story

If our former high school English language teachers would give us an assignment or an essay titled “Adulting” every one of us would have a good mark. This is because the adulting essay is a lived experience. It is a lived experience.The adulting series was inspired been inspired by an article on The Watch withContinue reading “The adulting series: My story”

Hope is all I need

If  I  never make it home alive or in the right state of mind, always remember that I loved you. Remind yourselves that Musa had the best interests for you at heart. I am pained that I will not be able to see you until I get better. To be honest I am not sureContinue reading “Hope is all I need”

A book review: Yinka, where is your husband?

Hello my lovelies, today is your lucky day🥰🥰🥰. You got two reviews in one day. I was supposed to publish the other book review two days ago but unfortunately, I was having challenges with my network service provider. I hope the reviews were worth the wait.-The Baobab😊🤭 Author: Lizzie Damilola BlackburnCover rating: 4/5Overall rating:3/5Themes: family,Continue reading “A book review: Yinka, where is your husband?”

A book review: A Family Affair

, Author: Sue NyathiCover rating: 5/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: family, religion, marriage, abuse, economic hardships, adultery, corruption, guilt “Politics is a dirty game. Marriage is even dirtier” SummaryA Family Affair is a story that evolves around the Mafu family. The Mafu family is a Christian well–up family that lives in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. The family experiences a lotContinue reading “A book review: A Family Affair”

A book review- A Broken People’s Playlist

Author:Chimeka GarricksCover rating: 5/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: family, grief, death, relationships, culture, music, depression, corruption, violence, funeral rites “My mother was so proud of her temper that she wore frowns like medals of honour.” SummaryAs someone who likes reading sad stories, I enjoyed reading this book and the title didn’t disappoint me.A broken People’s playlist is aContinue reading “A book review- A Broken People’s Playlist”