Mzangila

Mentor, media consultant, photographer, editor, poet, writer, and counselor.

Dear 2019

Post Views = 11376 Despite us having a solid agreement, you have not been dear to me. You have been unkind, unrelentingly mean, and treacherous. You have been the usurper of my happiness, my tormentor. You broke the truce and became my adversary, fighting me all the time even when you’d supped all the energy in me, blow after blow, …

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I’ll Marry Who I want

Post Views = 10519 It is now almost evident that I have come of age. Age to get married. Not that it is your business to know, but I say so because there are forces involved in this affair, forces with seemingly good but destructive agenda. In this regard, I have been put in a tight position, bearing little or …

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My In Between

Post Views = 5783 A very blonde woman came to my work place. I could have just said a blond woman, but there is a need to use very in that sentence. This was last month. I knew her, not personally but we’d met on a different platform years back. Well, at that time, I was not as confident, or …

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Of the house

Post Views = 5497 The thing about writing is that I don’t know whether it is healing or destroying me. The very thing you love, adore or cherish can be the same thing that destroys you. I have mixed feelings about my writing. If I write, I writhe in pain and sometimes, relief. If I don’t, I feel like a …

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Rotten wood, old books

Post Views = 4095 A tall, black man came to my workplace yesterday.  A very tall man. He was black, not like coal, but the black that can’t leave your mind for a while. A ‘rememberable’ blackness. Blackness with colour, taste, and smell. I stared at him for a while, not sure why but he smelled of something similar. I …

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Inside my head

Post Views = 4881 I’ve been trapped inside my head for a few months now. The events leading to this not being things I can safely articulate in writing, I have been spending my time reviewing them in my head, trying to count my luck, and estimate the lucky numbers I got left on the table before I run out …

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