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Burn a “fire” to put out a fire.

She’s petite, he’s tall and slender. He’s on the boarder of thin and she is short. I am an only child except I am not. He was present yet absent.  Every evening he would stagger in and slouch into the sofa still clutching his newspaper. My mother would serve his favorite dish, mukimo and stew. […]

Fixated

SHE'S FIXATED

With every waking moment, you are on my mind. The tiny dollop of toothpaste I squeeze out has a way of reminding me of you, because your toothpaste tastes terrible. When I am spreading lotion on my skin I remember how fruity your lotion smelt. […]

Forever is just a mirage …

Mirage

It all started with his comment on an article on huff post. She liked his comment and replied. The article was about the struggles of a millennial. She was struggling. But no one knew. She had no godfather. She was jobless, lived with her brother in […]

I am expecting

It was time for our monthly coffee date. I was meeting Mary and Jane later in day. We talked throughout the day and of course reconfirmed our date. At around 5:00pm Mary sent me a text to meet her at Jubilee Insurance Center. This is the building next to city hall. If you have never […]

BROKEN FATHERS

I received a message on my Facebook inbox to call him as he had lost my number (thanks Zuckerberg). The last time we talked he had just lost his father. After I called he gave me a lot of grief and of course included the classic Kenyan line, “haki Kendi umenitupa” (Kendi, it’s […]

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