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}

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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}

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}

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 {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 {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 […]