THE ONE – KHATHUTSHELO – INSERT 12

Lufuno looked beautiful in her light blue denim and white converse platform sneakers. I saw her a few times serving drinks to the guests. Both Oscar and I watched as she laughed with everybody and danced with the little kids. …

THE ONE – LUFUNO – INSERT 13

“Can’t you walk?” Ntate Molefe asked with his intimidating voice. He was standing in the middle of the living room when we entered. There was no need for Muzi to carry me, he was just being a gentleman and I …

THE ONE – OSCAR – INSERT 11

Lucy and I were excited about the new house. Our new home together. It felt like a great accomplishment of some sort. I married her traditionally and legally; and I was just waiting for a white wedding to celebrate with …

THE ONE – KHATHUTSHELO – INSERT 10

Lufuno was just damn right. My life still needed a balance before topping it with a woman. I appreciated her time and she sent me a gift, as a ‘thank you’ gesture for our lunch. It was two serving bowls.

THE ONE – LUFUNO – INSERT 9

I didn’t have a hectic week. But I had meetings after another related to the expo I was hosting on a Saturday. I loved the expo projects because they brought me more clients. More clients, more money.
It was Friday …

THE ONE – KHATHUTSHELO – INSERT 8

Saturday was the day to win Lufuno’s heart. I meant it when I said she was mine.
We spent the rest of the vacation drinking, playing games and doing all activities they had at the lodge. It was really fun …

THE ONE – LUFUNO – INSERT 7

It was early in the morning and I was seated outside the balcony with a cup of coffee. I loved watching the sunrise every morning. It was always beautiful and peaceful. I sipped from my cup and kept my eyes

THE ONE – MUZIKAYISE – INSERT 6

I wished I could never meet Lufuno ever again as I would obviously ruin her life. 
I walked out of the restaurant and hurried past the swimming pool. I did not turn to check my friend but I bet he

THE ONE – KHATHUTSHELO – INSERT 5

The ad campaign took less than five hours on Saturday. I should have stayed at home. People were either recovering from hangovers or their minds were just not at work. Meetings were never meant for Saturdays. The team did not

THE ONE – LUFUNO – INSERT 4

I crossed my arms and gaze at his eyes with self-disgust. 
What was I doing? Posing to a stranger like a desperate wet puppy.
“Ma’am, I don’t want to lose my job,” he said with one hand on his chest.