Mzansi Girl

Monique van der Walt


I said I would not do this, but I cannot stop myself. I have no pictures of us, no selfies of fun times; how is It possible that my heart bleeds tears at your face, my soul crying for yours.

I first found you after leaving corporate, you are and were as close as it gets to my first love. I saw your heart, I loved you. I wanted to be everything you are and were; I wanted to be without prejudice, without segregation, without my upbringing – without malice.

In that time, in the turmoil of knowing I must, but not knowing how, I set forth on my journey from slavery to freedom. I found you in travel…but you belong in universal.


I didn’t realise the emotional, spiritual and all round life growth I would incur from knowing you.  Every tweet, every retweet, every post across platforms, I saw…

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