In Defence Of Our Freedom

Be vigilant It is time we summon our courage, set aside tribal lines and stand united in defence of our liberty. Our liberty was hard won. Yet in the years since our liberation, we continue to be hard done by. It is time we put our hands on the gears that run our nation. It…

John Biko: Double Cross

The last time we met our man, he was preparing to enter the fray in the Syrian conflict. As Minister Zulu said, the fate of the world depends on his success or failure. Lets hope all goes well. – AQ As light slowly seeped into his blurry vision, the man slumped over and strapped to…

Heart To Heart

I don’t know your height, I don’t know your sign, I don’t know the things that make you cry… I don’t know much. I spend all this time with you on my mind, how I wish you were mine, I wish you… were mine. Whether I’m dreaming, or whether I’m bored. Whether you’re with me……

Blessings And Wonder

You have pretty eyes. I wonder if you know? I wonder if you know that your beautiful smile lights up the room, everywhere you go? You have a wonderful laugh. I wonder if you’ve heard? I wonder if you’ve heard, that I consider you the most beautiful woman in the entire world? You have a…

A Space Opera

I’m here floating in the debris, surrounded by pieces of me. The battle is done… but in the end I never won. It was a battle in the sun. Blows rained from all sides like a Gatling gun. The hull collapsed… I think I died in the blast. It was the mutiny… that caused the…

A Letter To Winnie & Nelson Mandela

Dear Nelson I never got to honour you on this platform. You passed before I became a member. I feel the need to do so now though, because Mama Winnie has fallen Tata. She is coming to see you now. Though it has been a few years since you passed, your legacy lives on in…

The Importance Of Easter

“For God loved the world so much that he gave his only begotton Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16 Today in the Christian faith, we celebrate Easter. More specifically, today is the day we celebrate The Resurrection of our Lord & saviour, Jesus…

Racism: The Spectre Of White Privilege

Since willful ignorance & facetious logic is the modus operandi that the defenders of “white priviledge” seem to want to adhere to… lets change tack. Im going to illustrate what black people are trying to point out when we talk about the advantages of growing up “black” vs “white”. 1stly, lets address the “ANC is…

No, You Are Not Crazy

Remember… you dont have to explain yourself. Its not crazy to read books. Its not crazy to make art. Its not crazy to play an instrument. Its not crazy to dance or sing or practice the martial arts. Its not crazy to have a world view or know history. Its not crazy to know whats…

Friendship

A friend is not someone you party with. A friend is not someone you laugh with. A friend is not even someone that shares interests with you. No. A friend is someone that finds you interesting. A friend is someone that enjoys making you laugh. A friend is someone that wants to party with you….