Imagine if you had the power to take pain away. Powerful isn’t it? But would you take away my pain knowing that it would result in you having your flesh burn in flames, your bones cracking in desperation and your soul whimpering, crying and dying inside you. Would you bear my pain? His pain? Her pain? Everybody’s pain? Would you be selfish then, or still or still be more than willing, knowing that some people’s pain is too much to bear.
A teenager girls road to adulthood and independence is short lived when love come knocking and she answers the wrong door.
Mbali Zondo lives on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, she is currently pursuing a Physiology degree and is passionate about issues that youth of South Africa. Writing is one of her passions, Surviving Lungelo is her first published novel.