Illusions

barefoot in the rain ~ Johannesburg’s streets scorching ~ we were never free


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What’s left of Rooipoort

here you went to school ~ here you made a love promise ~ a lifetime ago


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@ Haiku out of Africa

We are the rocks

what is a woman? ~ we are soft and kind and strong ~ we are who we are


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Skin

when you asked bluntly ~ what is it like to be white? ~ I was lost for words


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Teaching in South Africa

all in a day’s work ~ hunger, rape, aids and pregnancy ~ my heart is breaking


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Zuma’s ANC creates desolate poverty

new ANC’s greed ~ does what Apartheid couldn’t do ~ it destroys our dreams


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The vulgar greed of our leader/s: South Africa June 2017

ANC stalwarts ~ how could you let this happen? ~ our land is broken


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