Xabiso Vili is a Pretoria based, award winning writer, performer and Social activist. He spends his day creating, running workshops and events.
The flames we have left
Don’t you struggle to breathe with all that universe spilling out of your lungs?
There are days when the whole world is caught in your throat, aren’t there?
When all that you are leaves you
Reading Braille in preparation for going blind
Don’t go to that man that looks like a river.
Though you are on fire.
In the desert, all liquids look like salvation.
He is gasoline.
She tastes like
on your tongue
and she is home,