Bachelorhood
2

Bien’s Birthday

This has nothing else to do with Bien other than the fact that the following events took place on his birthday. I am one of…

Poetry
1

Addis

So when I came back, everyone decided I was foreign – and not just because my accent was thick and faltering over the sir that…

1

The Orchard of Broken Dreams

I Other people die and stay dead. Others leave and never come back. But not Farah, my younger brother, who left one day and only…

1

The Orchard of Broken Dreams

I Other people die and stay dead. Others leave and never come back. But not Farah, my younger brother, who left one day and only…

7

Caníbales

The phone rang. Mama picked. Three minutes after ‘hello’ she was still listening. “Thank you,” she finally said. She then went to her bedroom and…

1

The Orchard of Broken Dreams

I Other people die and stay dead. Others leave and never come back. But not Farah, my younger brother, who left one day and only…

0

Not Entertainers

Nairobi is a hard city to love. Especially now. Especially in 2017. It feels like a constant ambush on the senses. Walking through Nairobi is…

4

Red Light District

She came to me the way death comes to good characters in a well told story. For a moment there I had begun to drone…

2

Set the Pace

A few years back, when my moustache was nothing more than scattered, wispy whiskers and my voice, or indeed my temperate, was yet to break,…

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