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Poetry, Tale Africa

Second Thoughts

By  Philani Tyson Nombika, South Africa: I have sleepless nights because I try to sleep less at night because every night feels like the memories you scratched into my back That I can’t go back to Every night every heartbeat beating itself up against these scars Because we are dancers to music composed by failed love attempts Out of tune […]

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Letter I Found

By Khethiwe Methula, South Africa: It’s late And i’m feeling light headed What could it be? Maybe I’m getting sick Nothing a trip can’t fix, I know… Don’t tell me a vacation will do good I’ve been there and came back tired I’m just tired I’m tired of having to figure out what’s going on here What’s going here, lest […]

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Series, The Doctor's View

The Doctor’s View: Fighting Death's Sting

By Denise Kavuma, Uganda: Life is annoyingly unpredictable and for those of us who survive solely on the straining but tight grip we have on whatever control we can garner, this volatility can be quite devastating. I once had a love for pregnant women and wanted to spend my life helping them but passion sometimes burns itself out and after […]

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