"because of our father’s absence, my older brother and i have only recently started to form a meaningful relationship." (Photo: Esinako Ndabeni/ Supplied)
Small love. Big love. Skinny love. Toni Morrison’s “love is or love ain’t, thin love ain’t love at all”. Early in the morning love. Love and honour your parents love. Love at the ends of its tether. “I can’t do this anymore” love.
Here Esinako Ndabeni considers love through a father's absence.
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