Krystal Pen

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Archive for August 2017

Read Chimamanda Adichie’s new short story– How did you feel about it?

A relationship, a seemingly heterogeneous union, a strange character, mildly alien to your person, walking into you, to be part of you– how do you feel about it? The story from the award winning author and activist. In the quiet carriage we sat angled away from each other. We always rode the quiet carriage, but today it felt like a gift: a reason not to talk. Jonathan in his maroon […]

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That’s why you are human/ Written by Wilson Rukevwe Lucky/ poetry

We grow eyes while asleep, when we dream we dream while awake, when we think We break like dark clouds when we stop pushing we succeed when we spill storms from our hands At every point in time we are given options like branches running out from a tree so never say there were no options. Because success and failure, happiness and sadness, love and hatred, wisdom and foolishness are […]

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All that time/ Written by Phoenix/

15 years 11 months and 23 hours. That’s how long I waited for him. Waited not because I didn’t have anything better to do, or that I didn’t want to move on with my life, but because it was subconscious. Ingrained in my DNA to want him. I just needed to fill that hole inside of me with what should never have left. Mostly I would hear stories from friends […]

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