Mzangila

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

Hello 2017

Post Views = 914She finally got delivered. As promised, we had banquets, made merry, drank, blacked out and slept till late. We said hello when her head popped out of her mom’s thighs. Well, my first achievement this year was to be the first one to pee before anyone could. I ensured I did because I’m the only crazy bastard …

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She is going to die

Post Views = 1023She was born a few days ago at the end of last year. The whole world extolled her birth because she was a symbol of new beginnings for everyone. There were cheers, ululations, people stayed up late, brewers made their best wines, drunks toasted rounds of liquors, Christians stayed late in church waiting for her birth, men …

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Moments 2016

Post Views = 979Here we come, peeping to the end of the year. But before that a barrier will come, wrapped in good tidings- Christmas, a time of merry making and celebrating the birth of whoever you worship. Your God, small gods or even Jesus. All in all, it will leave us broke and naked, vulnerable to the harsh conditions …

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In the dust

Post Views = 952You and a few others are seated in a meeting. It is around five and the meeting has not officially begun. So you are all engaging in some informal conversations, sharing jokes, laughing and generally feeling good as you wait the rest to join you, because in this world there is always that one person who never …

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If I ever fall in love

Post Views = 1638I want you to look at the photo up there keenly. Don’t you see this lovely smile? Okay, doesn’t it look awesome? No, honestly, look at it again. Isn’t this the perfect smile that infants wear, even if they don’t know it, but because they are generally happy? Does it look like I’m smiling at the camera? …

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A man

Post Views = 1772In this world there is a man somewhere. A man in his old age,probably late 80s. He is sitting somewhere under the shade on his three legged stool. Unlike the 90s when smoking seemed really cool, especially tobacco, he does not find joy in it anymore. It’s bloody precarious smoking, and if he does, it’s once in …

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