Posted by Abigail Arunga

Apart together

People say that I look exactly like my mom I don’t see it at all In fact, when I was younger, for some reason, I was convinced I was adopted The older I got, the more I see that...

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...

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...

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...

Mama Cera

He’s back home and I don’t know what to tell him I never know what to tell him anymore Nothing I say helps Nothing I do makes a difference I look at the baby in the corner...

Nairobi Living

So here’s the hardest thing about living in Nairobi And I know I said it was the dating, in my last story But I think we all know what is actually the hardest thing about...

The bundle of joy

The thing is, I’m single again, and quite honestly, I don’t even believe it I say I’m single again like it happened last week, but it’s actually been an entire year since...

Lucia

When you grow up with nothing, everything outside of the air you breathe is a bonus When the only house you've ever known and the only seats you've ever loved are the three seater...

A Soweto Massive

The first time I was in Soweto, I crossed the street in front of Mandela's house into a bar to have a shot called the Soweto toilet Yes, I had already gone to take the pictures in...

End of sentence

I swear, in that moment of my short and relatively unencumbered childhood life, I was sure that I was dying It has started on a normal morning I woke up and got on the van to...

The healing of Yazmin Lacey

Heal yourself Where does music come from And how is it that someone knows how to sing exactly what your soul is saying Who thinks up of these melodies, these chords, these lyrics...

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