For The Love of Self by Shirvonne

“I will suffer if I have to
if it means that your kind of
love would bring death
to the love I have within me.”

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I remember it all, who we used to be before you broke my heart.   I reminisce of the me who breathed the same air as those who believed in love.   I recall the words you used to make promises you couldn’t keep, and times I questioned myself to sleep.   I cast my…

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Chapter 6 — What Should Have Been

A surprise knock on the door, leads to a challenging babysitting session for Loni and Angelo.

With little experience between the two, the struggle to get Oratilwe to stop crying puts pressure on the couple.

A few YouTube videos, a dance party and bedtime story later, Angelo realises his daughter needs more than just the presence of a father but a man who is whole and so he decides to visit a part of his past he has been running away from.

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