“Here lies our little sunshine, which set too soon when our hearts were not prepared” …those were the words on the tombstone of Tandi. Tandi was my friend and today, she is worlds away and she isn’t coming back. Tandi was a bubbly girl and would always make you see the best in the … Continue reading For “Coloured” Friends
This story is about a woman discovering that her happiness is relative. Mama Tinu went to Garki Market; it was the first December after the fuel subsidy had been removed. The Sun is a 10,000 watts bulb up in the sky. She felt the warmth soaking her up. She felt relieve that she did … Continue reading The World Lost It’s Colour.
We Are Not black, We Are Brown We are not black, We are brown, We are not the colour of tires, Charcoal or bats We are brown, A million beautiful shades of same We are not the black Of blacklists, black sheep, blackmail And black marias We are the beautiful brown of Toast bread, corn … Continue reading We are not Black, We are Brown