HER HEART: The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter Eight   When MaDube and I drove to the market on Monday morning, she brought the bible and book she had promised me. I thanked her politely and pretended I knew what to do with them. I tucked them into my bag and have kept them there ever since. For two days I have … Continue reading HER HEART: The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Anticipation Untold By Thembie L. Ndlovu

The pain of life lies in the very bosom of uncertainty; the eery sensation that strikes ones gut as you anticipate, expect and feel like something bigger than you is about to take place - but, you are unsure if you will celebrate or regret. It is the feeling of being stuck between two worlds … Continue reading Anticipation Untold By Thembie L. Ndlovu

Her Heart: The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter Five 4:30 am. The alarm goes off dutifully and Lucille picks up her bible and reads a passage that teaches her that the path of the righteous grows brighter and brighter unto the noonday sun. It's a confirmation for her that things get better, and that the guilt she currently feels will in-fact one … Continue reading Her Heart: The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Her Heart: The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter Seven The following days, weeks and months were a series of discovery and learning for me. I was offered a bed in one of the dorms which held 11 other girls.  Some were nicer than others, but most just kept to themselves. It was clear that every one of us had a story to … Continue reading Her Heart: The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Abortion’s Curse By Thembie L Ndlovu

My name is Ruth and I am a Chartered Accountant in one of the country's top firms. I'm married to a wonderful man and together we have 2 beautiful children - well, I have 3. Number 3 is the one that nobody knows; the one I never talk about; the who has never been seen. … Continue reading Abortion’s Curse By Thembie L Ndlovu

Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter Four   Its 8:45am on Sunday morning and everyone except Ntokozo is very ready for church. She darts up and down the stairs seeking approval for her chosen outfit, and looking for lipgloss and all her other necessary facial cosmetics. It's not a surprise to anyone in the home, as Ntokozo is never ready … Continue reading Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

The power of interpretation By Thembie L. Ndlovu

People are always in a space when they create something. Robert Louis Stevenson was in one and so was Van Gough and his ear slitting antics. The power of interpretation is entering that space with them. What was he/she feeling right there. Then they never leave you. (That's why I don't smoke weed, I would … Continue reading The power of interpretation By Thembie L. Ndlovu

Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter Six As I stepped out of the train and onto the platform, a cold chill came over me. What I had done dawned suddenly on me. I had stolen money; and a cellphone; but most importantly, I had run away. My knees buckled at the thought and I had to do all I could … Continue reading Her Heart : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}