The Life Righting Collective runs courses to encourage self-exploration through life writing, raises funds for course fees and brings people together to share their stories and grow community.
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STORIES THAT STOP YOU IN YOUR TRACKS

We publish writing by course participants on a regular basis in the spirit of sharing life experiences with others. Each piece is original work by Life Righting Collective course participants – from the pen and from the heart. We want to showcase authentic voices that we hope will inspire you to write your own stories and buy our anthology, This is How It Is, as well as other books by our members. Scroll down to read our stories.

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On winter morningsit is still darkwhen you get up.I lie a little longerwatching light creepinto the room,across the bed,up the white walluntil it touchesthe ceiling. You bring my teayour black […]
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High above the freeway,and the harbour,I see small tugs nudge giant tankers out into the bay.All night twin lights flash at the entrance to the docks.Early morning traffic inches along […]
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Rotten Segments
ONE Rooms rambled and connected around the courtyard U.Entangled leafy creepers lay between the flagstones. A large table, the surface splashed with wine and lavish dinners stood in the courtyard […]
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FOR THIS IS NOT
For this is not a poemit’s black inklost over the pageFor this is not a pageit’s me facing a screenbring to playFor this is not playfour light people, one darkall […]
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The Easter Egg
The rows of dusty black shoes and ankle length white socks entered the great hall in single file. Always in a single file. Row after row of ill-fitting maroon blazers […]
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THE NAKED TRUTH
“I see my purpose as supporting individuals to nurture their greater potential,” I blurted out to Gabs when he asked me about my mission in life. I felt quite proud […]
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GOING TO JOBURG
I had the offer in my hands. I was going to Joburg! Or was I? I wondered as I walked into the palace, that is, the very first house I […]
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AT THE DRIVE-IN
When I was young, I was in love with Loopy de Loop – the cartoon wolf. His calling was to redeem the bad name of his species, and to fail […]
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SUNRISE
Home, Suurbraak In the early morning darkI find myself fallingin love with life.the stars still in the skythe roosters crowing – a webto capture the morning light.The clouds warn of […]
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