Posted by Magunga Williams

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,...

Depth over distance

Some of the best stories ever written begin with so there is this girl, right and this one is one of those She moved into our neighborhood when I was in Class 7 She was my...

You did this

[I wrote this as part of the script for Too Early for Birds - Tom Mboya edition Written from the POV of a Luo man in 1969, the idea was to capture the (biased, yet legitimate)...

The place of ostriches

It is too early in this story to be telling lies, so allow me to accord this intro with the dignity of honesty; I lied  When I met Munyaka at some event in Riverside Drive and...

Phyllis

When I first met Phyllis, she belonged to my elder brother I had seen Nimrod with others before, so I knew this one was never going to last either And she didn’t Her best days...

Baba Maureen

Here is how Maureen remembers it It was a weekend - and this she knows because she was not in school She was eight years old, you see, and that is how eight-year-olds break down...

Bad Manners

It has been over two decades since I saw Zahra I cannot even remember her face now because my memory is a dot If we met on the street, and we most likely have, we’d pass each...

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