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Now Look What We’ve Done

This is not what my blog is about anymore I do not remember the last time I came here just to vent, or to look for an invisible shoulder/ soapbox to climb on and rant I was at...

Pab Remo

Before Deogratias grew fat, and before I grew a kitambi, we used to play football together My old man was a footballer in his days of yore That was before his kidneys pulled a...

Defying the Games Master

I have been searching my brain for his name, but it just won’t come All I have are vague memories of his face, and receding hairline; my high school’s Games Master I was...

Under the Shadows of Malcolm X

“I’ve never been one of inaction Everything I’ve ever felt strongly about, I’ve done something about” - Malcolm X From the start, I will confess my fanatical obsession...

What If I Am An African Writer?

There is an interesting page in The Autobiography of Malcolm X when he recounts how as a young man he used to conk his hair Conking involved the use of a hair straightener gel...

Quitting Heroin

You know how they say addiction happens to you without you knowing it That you start off thinking all you need is just one little taste And one becomes two, three…sixteen And...

Venturing Out

This post was written on 4th of May 2014 at approximately 1030 am That is the morning after BAKE Awards 2014; but due to technical glitches on the website, I had to put it on ice...

Crystal

Those who have experienced rape will forever and a day live through it They will never forget how it transpired Sometimes it was by a stranger, or friend, relative or spouse The...

Needles And Handshakes

Our shadows dance merrily ahead of us The sun is retiring by the time we leave the hospital, and deMaitha and I are a pitiable pair Each of us dangles a bottle of Fanta on one...

Dr. Auma Obama

Dr Auma Obama is mostly known for her colourful family background She is the half-sister of the President of the United States- Barrack Obama When I went into the Louise...

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