Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Slice of life
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Henry was awoken for the umpteenth time by the sound of metal grazing upon metal. He tried to block it out by pressing his palms against his ears. It didn’t work, he frustratedly yanked his duvet and covered his head, pulling out one pillow from under his head and smothering himself with it. No luck.

Grief , Reflections , Slice of life
Why Do Schmucks Have It All?

I have been binge-watching a lot of shows on Netflix. I finally reached my quota and hit the breaks when I wrapped up all four seasons of Queer Eye and hit the halfway mark on season three of RuPaul’s Drag Race. I knew I needed to stop and rejoin reality, my reality, a painful reality.

Life , Life Lessons
I Urgently Need a Good Nurse, Can You Help?

Slightly over 17 years ago I watched my mother force-feed my father as he slowly deteriorated. His mind had given up and his body wasn’t fighting much. In a matter of months, he was gone. Those who exploited him and had run away in his time of need were back singing praises of my father’s

Kenya , Life , Life Lessons
To Stay or Leave? Where is My Future

  “I want a man,” Muthoni said jokingly as we entered the car. I laughed, Muthoni always says the most random things. “No I am serious Rose, I am not joking, this whole story of chasing a career down a road to nowhere. Imagine I am done!” She wasn’t smiling this time, she was so



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