UnSorbet yourself

By Pearl Pillay “The Victorian woman became her ovaries, as today’s woman has become her ‘beauty’.” Naomi Wolf’s sentiments from her book The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women sprung to mind as I drove on the M1 North today. The refreshing feel of a new billboard on the highway was…

Bitch…

By Indigene Corefio I Don’t quite recall When I first began Feeling like A bitch Ashamed of my bodily urges The need to wash myself clean of the filth of my desire The urgency to implode to avert the gaze that my sinful beauty lured   Two years at a catholic convent school Being caught…

Manhood revisited

By Indigene Corefio No child deserves to be met with half a presence A mother exhausted By a full day’s work And a full body workout To have bath time reduced to just being cleaned Or meal times to just being fed These moments should be opportunities to bond with their loved ones Filled with…