Roses for Jean-Pierre

There was a time when phones had memories smaller than a pup’s Mine was a hand me down from my elder brother; a Nokia that opened up like a laptop, with a keypad arranged just...

Open the ship

When the day comes for you to be honest with yourself, you cannot pretend that you did not see it coming That day, you will be lying in bed, watching her; she is seated naked at...

Coward of the county

The last time I was in a fight must have been six years ago, and the only reason I did it is because this other dude decided he could fling my then girlfriend across the room I...

Jinamizi

When I think about it, the most pivotal moments of my career have been shaped by someone asking me, “Can you sing” The first one was Chizi Everyone knew Chizi It was hard to...

George Ojwaya

Your heart doesn’t immediately stop when you’re dying I would never have known this, had I not almost died If anything, it drops, like a feather blown gently by the wind...

The itch from Nyamasaria

As a young kid growing up, you go about doing the things growing up kids do You are a little troublemaker It comes with the territory But the constitution is very clear You go...

The ghosts of Lawi

-1- OLD SOULS I always knew it would be a girl for a first born I would name her Audrey Meaning strength and influence and grace To have a daughter and be her friend, the way my...

The Grandfather

That is not how he had thought he would die It is not even the place he thought he would be when he finally returned his soul to its owner above Granted, he had not really thought...

David Majak

It’s always hot The heat is unprecedented We sweat all the time, without the privileged benefit of air conditioning or rainfall You can’t really get comfortable This is what...

Miseh Segero

In my dreams, I am standing right at the heart of one of the most important soccer stadiums in the world Maybe Camp Nou, or Wembley I can’t hear my heartbeat over the sound of a...

The patient

On Wednesday you get home from dance class, exhausted, but that is expected It is not normal, but it is not strange either That night you get home, and as soon as you walk in,...

Catarina

The way this story ends is I end up in Barcelona, wondering how I can learn Spanish in 10 days, looking around this sunny seaside city in awe that somehow, my little unassuming...

Best Kenyan Blog of the Year - BAKE Awards 2017Winners

Top
4K Shares
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap