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african writers

Poetry

How butterflies are born.

Its the unconscious smiles Automatic weakness. Its the vacant space between your fingers, Filled by those gentle interlocking fingers of hers Its those kisses that make you forget who you are, Those touches that carve her initials into you, Making…

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Poetry

The Innocent and Pure

The Innocent and Pure An enchantress and an allure, Flawless in her green flowery dress, Gorgeous hair as a crown on her head, A reflection of the little fairy-tale Mermaid, Beauty from Nature, so true and pure.   A poignant…

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Short Story

Tasting Fear

I smelt fear for the first time when mom died. Strangers, loud mouthed and boisterous, dragged us through dark alleys smelling of rotting red meat and wilting vegetables, yelling “I have what you want”, “Come, buy from me”. Dad always…

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