Flash Fiction Mkate Nusu Slice of life
Time for a Break

The sky was calm, clear, blue, and rich; like the ocean. Onyancha knew it was a sign. After months of long and destructive torrential rain, Onyancha awoke to a new day. The trees and hedges around him were a rich green, almost royal, demanding attention. He took the deepest breath he could that morning and

Adventure Flash Fiction Mkate Nusu
Here Comes Trouble

Muli was thrilled, he had just turned 11 and got his first bike, it was a BMX. And boy could that bike move! He had received a BMX stunts magazine and he was in love. Muli was the envy of the neighbourhood kids. He had just wrapped up breakfast that Saturday and was allowed to

Flash Fiction Mkate Nusu Slice of life
Swahili – my childhood nemesis

Everyone was laughing. Again! I had no idea what the joke was about, everyone was beaming. Some joke it must have been, I hated the science class, the teacher and being in this school. I doodIed in my notebook as I waited for class to end. Mrs. Mugo always spent most of her time teaching

Crime Flash Fiction Mkate Nusu Revenge
Payback!

Everyone was cheering and laughing at every stop as the van picked everyone up.Walter was making fun of Andrew again, making the slurping sounds that Andrew made as he sipped his coffee. In another corner of the bus Gilder was rapping a Tupac song as Becka beat boxed. The people around her constantly chanting “Go

Flash Fiction Mkate Nusu Slice of life
System of Fools

“I beg your pardon?” “Madam, didn’t you read the sign?” “What sign?” Karimi retorted harshly. “That sign!” The clerk barked back gesturing to the “This is a Zero Corruption Zone” sign. “Yes? What about it?” The clerk was riding on Karimi’s last nerve and he was about to get it. “That doesn’t apply here.” The

Flash Fiction Mkate Nusu Slice of life
Akinyi’s Emancipation

Akinyi drummed her fingers on her desk to the sound of some old school Michael Jackson playing on her IPod. She was an hour behind her scheduled deadline; she genuinely didn’t care. Three hours worth of work was submitted to her 20 minutes earlier to be completed as per a client’s irrational demand. “I am



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