A View from the Beyhive’s Cheap Seats When All You Want Is a Baby You Can’t Have
“Even in that happy space, doubt, disbelief, and a gnawing sadness started to swirl, rise, and create confusion.”
Luso Mnthali is a Malawian writer who grew up in Botswana and the United States and now lives in Cape Town, South Africa. Her work has been featured in Essence, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, The Huffington Post, Clutch Magazine and other publications. She is the editor of Afripop Magazine.
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It had all started about five or six years earlier, around the first time I fell in love. I didn’t know when it would end.
I have never been anything but this ragged, medicated self; I have never been less aware of the ground beneath my feet.