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Elelwani Netshifhire’s Short Note To Florence Masebe
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Following the passing of her 18-month-old son Masakona, former Generations and Muvhango actor Florence Masebe has released a collection of her mourning poems, titled The Heart Knows.

I have penned a letter to her acknowledging that we feel her loss, her text will heal our nation.

In another world, I would have handwritten this note, but as the digital era dictates, this will do, the blog awaits.

Early morning of 14 November 2015 I woke up having such a heavy conversation with your beloved daughter Monthati. She was tired of losing people she loves/ friends at such a young age, one after the other. Not knowing what to say, and sharing her sentiments, I told her that indeed, this is not how it is meant to be, but we have to come out strong throughout the losses we experience, for it is nothing we can control. It felt like just another chat.

At the same time I was debating what to post on Instagram as it was your birthday. I had to decide on a picture, and then come up with a caption, well; the latter was rather easy for me. I knew what I was going to say.

Keep reading at the link above!

Categories Non-fiction South Africa

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