Posted by Abigail Arunga

The Commandments

In 2016, my body is still a battlefield Bloody, lying, a lying carcass, they always tell me I am lying Even when what happened happened to me They always say it was someone...

Always That Time of the Month

There was an angry looking red gash on my underwear and I was pretty convinced I was dying My mother, however, told my panicked 11 year old self that I had started my period, and...

I Smile Back

here's a chunk of my finger in the potato salad Only because everyone at this bloody party needs more me in them Maybe it'll remove the electricity pole in their arses For example...

A Tale of Two Fingers

I was fingered once on my back, in front of the maize cobs that waved in my mother's backyard I remember itchy grass and an uncomfortable feeling that something was poking...

To You, From Abigail Arunga

I love the rawness of the beginning When I can see your heart in your throat every time you want to touch me but you're trying to figure out whether the molten emotion in your...

What’s a Girl Not to Like?

Look, it’s not that I wanted to do a sex tape But all the conditions were optimum for said recording First of all, there was Wifing and dining – and by this I mean the Jakom...

In Search of Freedom

Before the party I put my makeup on, a layer thick enough to hide the tracks of my tears, they’ve been there for years you see them, and still act so...

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