Let words rain and reign

Category: Literary works

THINGS WE CAN ALL SHARE


Amanda
Nazombe


Have you ever conversed with the stars? They tell the oldest stories, never lost in translation, about all they have seen between each wink. Have you ever slept on the ground and listened to the
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THE BEAUTIFUL MAN


Okota
Ng'oma


He used to be her man. She dusts her house again. It doesn’t really need dusting, not after the thorough cleaning she has given it, but you never know. There might be dust lurking somewhere.
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CHIKANDA: SCRATCHING BENEATH CHANCO’S SURFACE


Timwa
Lipenga


A chief tells the story of her relationship with the University of Malawi’s Chancellor College. She remembers the sugarcane, vast across the land. She also remembers the milk, abundant and free of charge. Those are
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LOVING THE RAIN


Nana
M'bawa


I love To love the rain Spattering on my roof As I’m sheltered in layers And layers Of blankets I love to love the rain. And yet…. He sits outside, Clothed in threads That were
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Makewana’s Daughters are the Queens of the Earth


Makewana's Daughters


  That is why we say she must be treated with care, Do her any harm?  A real man wouldn’t dare! To make a good impression, just step out of her way! And the most you should say is,
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