PART 1 My father knew I was a man before I became a man. The act of becoming and the reality of becoming may be used interchangeably. Stories have it that I was named immediately my mother took in. My father defied the odds of “what if it is a girl in there?” and went […]
• How can you describe yourself in a summarized manner? Fire spitting, eyebrow raising, selfie taking, knowledge saying young Kenyan with Somali origins.
My mind, my soul, my intuition was dead, Woke up this morning and found a letter that read; ‘I rise, in the depth of solitude I am who I am, In the spirit of humility I am who I am, In the spirit of togetherness I am, Nelson Mandela. In the face of revolution I […]
I am a man, I have few strands of hairs under my jaw, I have a baritone voice, I have few whiskers above my upper lip. Again, I stand up to urinate. Finally, I have erections every morning when I wake up. The reason for this unconventional and outlandish style of starting an essay is […]
Last week, the news of the solidarity march for the detained Radio Biafra Director went viral like the news of a pastor who was caught masturbating. The whole place was muffled up in that news.
• Tell us about yourself in a summarized manner? About me? I am at that point in my life where my energies are all over the place and I want to do anything and everything that I can lay my hands on.