‘You’re just – what’s the word now –,’ Father began, about Mother, in that tight exaggeration-of-exasperation manner he developed in itchy moments like this (there are usually no words (enough) for him to describe what Mother is just), then, not finding the ‘word’ he didn’t seem to have looked hard enough for, continued in a […]
• How can you describe yourself in a summarized manner? It is so hard to describe myself! Can we go with a really talkative person who does not like constant conversations? No? I tend to be pithy while holding conversations.
I think I was eight the day I died. I didn’t even have hair beyond my head, and a single strand that had started growing right above my right nipple. That was it. I still sounded like a small girl, and my sister swore I had a lisp.I never caught it. I never heard it. […]
I have been writing and studying the techniques of writing poetry for six years now. Six years is a long period, long enough to give one confidence in whatever they do. One would expect that any person who’s done it for that long is confident enough to be ready, and they may be right. But […]
• How can you describe yourself in a summarized manner? With a soul forged by the tender kiss between the White and Blue Niles, I am a child of the Great Nile, who inhales Afrika, & exhales humanity through story telling.
Boniface Mwangi, Kenyan activist and photo-journalist, put up a post on Facebook suggesting that Uhuru Kenyatta is dealing with alcoholism, blaming it (not very subtly) for some of the messes the government has – under his presidency – pulled Kenya into and urging him to seek help. Somewhere in the post, Boni also mentioned that […]