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

Chapter Four On Sundays Bhut'Manga is up early, and usually leaves the house by seven o'clock. He goes to a church on the other side of town. Lizzie said it's the loud one, where they all pray at once and use loud instruments. Even the white people shout and dance and look like they are … Continue reading HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

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

Chapter Three It's a full week before schools open and Lucille spends it confirming vacancies, and purchasing uniforms and stationery. It's an opportune time to mentally confirm which people actually live in the area as she looks at the faces in the stationery stores. Whilst she is not particularly ready to make and acquaintances, she … Continue reading HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

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

Chapter Two As a woman set in her ways, Lucille is up by 4:30 am and opens her rather used Bible, reading her daily devotion. No matter how hard she tries, the routine she started for herself cannot be broken. Her eyes literally open themselves up every morning nomatter what time she slept the previous … Continue reading HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

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

Chapter Three It is the next morning and I have just finished my cleaning. I am sitting in the kitchen eating bread and having some tea. The margarine tastes very nice as it melts in my mouth because of the hot sweet tea. I love having these moments when the house is empty and I … Continue reading HER HEART : The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

Chapter One As she parks the car in the wide, neatly paved drive way, Lucille takes in the large white building in front of her. It's plain but rather magnificent, with very few small windows placed awkwardly, and a single door to which is just large enough to move furniture through, but it hardly inviting … Continue reading HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {LUCILLE}

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

Chapter Two In Bhut' Manga's  house I have my own shower. It is in my bedroom. Everyday I stand under the water and I am so grateful. We didn't have running water in our shack in Alex Park, Johannesburg; and the communal bathrooms down the street were always broken.  We also didn't enjoy running water … Continue reading HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L. Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

HER HEART – The Series By Thembie L Ndlovu {PRIMROSE}

Chapter One   I had that dream again. The one when he is standing above me and doing up his belt. I could feel everything. The cold harsh wind blowing outside and the springs of the old dilapidated bed under my buttock. It was real again and I was back there, in that shack. That […]