May I be relieved

Relieved  Reaching but it keeps slipping walking forward with hope but the horizon is a mirage stepping but my feet are rooted so I haul the world at my feet I keep fighting. Cut me as you wish! reveal the diamonds fire. But, drowning hearts tell me to let go. There is no comfort in … More May I be relieved

“Born Xhosa”

I cannot recall if I was born Xhosa, but I am as certain of the ‘fact’ that the first words to escape my mouth were in isiXhosa, as I am certain of my knowledge of where the sun goes when it sets. In my understanding, I believe language is given to us, we are born … More “Born Xhosa”