The Coming of the Christ-Child: Detailed Analysis

About the author: Bessie Head was born to a mentally unstable white woman,┬áBessie Amelia Emery, and a black father who she never knew. Due to the racial taboo, and her mother's unstable state, she was adopted and grew up with different "coloured parents". Head faced a lot of problems in society due to her heritage, … Continue reading The Coming of the Christ-Child: Detailed Analysis

All too familiar sensations

Crunch A strange sound to feel When you bit into something so soft But crunch it truly did As you bit into your cheek And now the flap of skin is hanging off. Gasp Your eyes open fast Jerked back to sudden reality The darkness of the room The soft, firmness of your bed No … Continue reading All too familiar sensations