Sandcastles

Sandcastles built in a dream, surrounded by silver streams; pain can be unbearable.  Sometimes we use metaphors to explain simple things that mask complicated emotions, so to me, we are sandcastles. Sandcastles with the sun to brighten days and the moon to light up nights. Sandcastles have no legs, so I grew secure you would…

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Tumaini Book Review by Vuyiswa

Published: 16 July 2020 Written by Vuyiswa (Founder of ReaWriters Lounge) Tumaini is an anthology/memoir, a collection of poems which detail a very important and specific time in Jade Novelist’s life, the book talks about God, Truth and Hope. The book is titled with a caption “The captured story of a broken man” well, this…

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Untitled IV

I felt everything disappear,  it felt like taking in air for the first time.  It felt like my soul was trapped and after our first kiss, I could breathe for the first time in my life.  We could not occupy the same space without our eyes exchanging stares, without our bodies chasing one another’s heat.…

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