HER HIGHNESS

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When everything else went wrong this was the only thing I did right. Those nights of frustration and desperation The short ones and those that were long I had just a single friend. I could count on her with each count I took. A chef-d’oeuvre of sweet evil. Held her tightly but lovingly, Sucked her […]

LEOPARD IN UNIVERSITY

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Chui threatening his audience I check my phone wondering if and when this lecturer is planning to end this class. It’s 10.20 AM Multimedia University time. I glance out the window and I notice a group of students walking towards the university’s Club House. A strange thing to do this July morning. Strange because the […]

LISTEN GRANDMA

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 the reason I came back, grandma, is to climb the great tree. The Mutarakwa. The one beside the clear river, Nyariginu. Grandpa told me I should  when I grow up.   The reason I came back, grandma, is because I’ve climbed all the rest. The Mitero, The Mifondo, The Migumo, The Mikoe. it is only […]

TICK TOCK TICK TOCK

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Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick tock tick tock I hear the maternal clock ticking I feel my ovaries jumping up and down in celebration I feel the tubes smoothness in preparations of the seed This seed saved up for just this day… this seed what they call blessing Oh this seed that will maybe carry […]

A KIMERU POEM

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Maami mpa gasuru Rĩu mbĩte ngatwĩre Kĩrĩ kĩthaka gĩa kabere Ugampa rũũtha nkarĩe mpera kĩrĩ kamuunda ga  stera Ngakũretera marigũ jamagundu Kuuma muuro jwa maundu Nkundia gacuru maami mbĩte   Baaba mpa siringi, kana inya kĩngotore Ndienda gwĩta kũriũnga naarĩa kwa ba naitore Ngaũkira rũkĩĩrĩ ngwakĩrie nyama Na mbĩĩre maa akũrugĩre nkima Mpa kĩng’otore kĩu […]