Author: Makewana's Daughters


The Makewana team has organised a short story/poetry competition in order to encourage young Malawian women’s contribution to literature in the country. Details are as follows: SHORT STORY i. The short story can be on any theme....

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HELL NATURE By Yamikani Imbe

What good of you apart from life? You condemned me to hunger and tatters Trampled and ravished on my budding dreams.   Every fading day is my only happiness For I bitterly Dream riches And happily live poor   As gray fades A...

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MISTAKE By Charity Mloza

She made a mistake She felt beautiful every time he was around She thought it was love so her ears she blocked He undressed her and she let him He ruined her future and she regretted it   She made a mistake For I was born and he...

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WHAT HE TOLD ME by Faith Mtoso

He told me He was  only a phone call away Yet when I called him I couldn’t reach him.   He told me he was only a breath away yet when I reached for him I could not feel him.   He told me I was his star Yet when I looked into the...

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