Nkani: All That Glitters 9- Love is a Minefield

We all love love.. But can we save it if it’s drowning?

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Nkani: All That Glitters 7 – It’s the Simple Things

My phone rings and I sigh in irritation. How many times does one have to call before they realise I’m not available? Gosh. This is nonsense. The loud tone goes on. Why can’t I get what I want? Nothing is going right today. It’s one thing after another. I just want out of the day…

Nkani: All That Glitters 6- Everything in Plain Sight

Shit. Shit. Shit. Shit. Shit. Why the hell did I wear heels in the first place? Why do employers always want women to wear heels. These things hurt. Ankles strained from awkward angles of the back of my foot to my toes. Bad enough we can barely run in them. If a war starts the…

Nkani: All That Glitters 5- I Know What You Did Last Night

11th January 2016 One eye open. White walls. Hanging chandeliers on the futherst wall. I need to get up but gosh the bed I’m on is so warm… Speaking to me… Caressing me… . Speaking of caressing, I feel something on my back. I reluctantly prye open my eyes, I smile and slowly turn over…

Dear Black Men: Strike Two

The Rackster this one is for you. You wrote this with me and super awesomeness words we created. Thank you. “You two look so amazing together.” One of the women says. She offers me a smile, exposing her chipped front tooth. “I saw a picture of the two of you and it was absolutely adorable.”…

Dear Black Men 

The Rackster (follow blog here) helped make this story alive. Much love. We hope you enjoy it. I can’t sleep. I want to but I won’t. I can’t. What am I supposed to do? I want to cry? Maybe if I do my anger will be no more. Maybe I will see reason. Maybe I…

Nkani – Pick Your Poison (Chapter 20) Finale

We are here. The end of a beautiful story. I have a lot to thank in this chapter for the art provided. Here goes: Bwalya, Mwanawafeli, Lady_Lynn, Veronica (follow blog here), Diyana, Chixy, Tatenda (follow blog here), Mademoiselle Unknown and Madam Strange. Thank you for making the finale beautiful. “Do you take this man to…

Nkani – Pick Your Poison (Chapter 19)

Kissing is taking off clothes? What the hell is Samantha talking about? Did he sleep with her? Is that why she is here? To rub the act in my face. To show she still controls him? What the hell. I feel my hands start to shake. Shit. I don’t need my anger ruining things right…