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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...

Longing for a swim

Some of you have not taken an open bath in a freshwater lake, and it clearly shows It shows because you walk around Nairobi, like you know things, but you do not know this one...

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...

Space

As far as I was concerned, I had done nothing wrong Everyone could see that I was doing anything wrong Everyone who was paying attention that is We were at Space Lounge -...

The Alchemist

It rains differently on this other side of the big valley Here, the rains give you a warning and enough time The first sign is in how the weather changes; the brightness of the...

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...

Fowl Play

In a bid to step out of my comfort zone, I tried stand-up comedy on stage, talking to a broad audience, which turned out to be cheaper than therapy I thread tweeted the gist of a...

Jarhead

I do not know what to do with people who are sad Especially when they are crying I find myself at a complete loss when confronted with the need to console someone What am I...

I have agreed

There will always come a time in the life of a Luo man when he must go to another man’s home to ask for that man’s daughter in marriage It really does not matter how woke one...

Death by WhatsApp

I think my mother has only ever read two articles I have written here And I actually prefer it to remain that way because if she ever gets to see the madness that goes on here,...

For Akello

Like Kisumu rain, I can hear them coming from far Starts with a hum, then the noise intensifies It gets louder and louder as they approach And even long after they are gone, I can...

What am I even doing?

I got back home from losing, again, only to find the only trophy I had ever received, broken That was in 2015 and of course when BAKE put me up against bikozulu, there was no way...

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