Jozi

egoli swallows, we claim but die. he vomits us into seas that swallow & vomit us into distant lands. lands that unfreed our ancestors and shackle their descendants. lands that demand that we speak imperial. englishness swelling up, taking up spaces that our souls occupied. before.     a year and three attempted suicides later, i […]

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Lamentations

I am too skeptical to believe in a legislation on gender that won’t kill me. I have loved people out of sympathy and solidarity, And— had sex with exes because ‘closure’ is just a word and I am too afraid to admit that the body that carries me has never understood desire. But how did my […]

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