The Zilwa Effect
Islander or “Zilwa”in creole – A meaning that is constantly promoted in the resort where I stayed for 10 glorious days is becoming somewhat of an infectious vacation slogan. 1,135 more words
As Andrew sat under his betrothed, the tree; in its embrace, upon his throne; he gave himself some minutes to breathe; with time closing itself upon him as a shelf left opened for far too long; Andrew felt weary and lightheaded but not wrong; it was as if his energy was draining away off his limbs, bringing his hands to wilt away, collapsing like an airborne severed trunk free-falling into infinity, yet the way they went down also seemed like as if they were moving without moving in vacuum – but they did eventually reached his thighs, where they laid still, as much as Andrew’s will, as he gazed upon the veins of his forearms, and tried to encapsulate the feeling of how it would be like, as warm red blood, to flow through each of the canals that had caved themselves inside him. 2,104 more words
From 10 million in 1990 to 35 million people living with HIV in 2010, inclusive of the 2.6 million new cases of HIV infection only in 2010, HIV & AIDS has eventually been able to conquer the whole world; is there a place actually wherein this scourge of a virus is not present? 465 more words
Whenever people have sought to explain the inexplicable, they have resorted to fantasy, which is how many people think of how ‘God’ came to be. 456 more words
June 1981, Atlanta, USA; a rare form of Pneumonia (PCP) along with a rare form of cancer (Kaposi’s sarcoma) are found in 5 homosexuals.
AIDS has always been known as the gay disease, and unfortunately due to unsafe sexual practices, is still malignant among the gay population worldwide. 477 more words