Drama , Family , Flash Fiction
You Better Be Your Brother’s Keeper!

“Stay there!” Andrew had been shouting at his little brother repeatedly for the last 20 minutes. Andrew was babysitting his 6-year-old brother, James. He had been deliberately instructed to keep James in the house, in a sweater and to not go past the front door. It was the school holidays and James was getting agitated

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Thriller
Mystery Murder

Ayoo got home drenched, and headed straight for the shower, it had been a long day and getting home was even harder with the rain. She stood at the bus stop for 3 hours wrestling at the door of every other matatu pulling up to the bus stop, to try and get a seat and

Family , Flash Fiction , Life Lessons
Anything for A Fight with Mama

Mum and I weren’t talking much this morning. We had a little tiff about my hair. Let’s just say my hair was looking….” festive”. A few weeks ago I had told my mother I wanted a new look for the new year, she was open to it and we sat down and had a discussion

Flash Fiction , Slice of life , Suspense
Misunderstood

Ella tiptoed around the room in her converse sneakers, hand flipped perpendicular to her forearm pretending to walk in heels. Her lips moved but no sound came out. She seemed to be having an intense conversation with an imaginary person. “She’s been at it for hours, just let her be?” Mark told Dave as he inched

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Slice of life
Lost in Play

“SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND!” Jane yelled at the top of her lungs. “SHINE BWIGHT LIKE A DYMON!” Little Anna echoed her sister at the top of her lungs. Other children zoomed past them on their bikes screaming from pure joy. Others trying to play kickball in the midst of the madness. School was closed

Flash Fiction , Slice of life
Count Every Blessing

A blow of the harmonica was followed by very shrill singing on the street. “Count your blessings count them one by one! Count your blessings see what God has done!” People walked by the shrill beggar on the street, some giggling with the odd enthusiasm the dirty-faced man sang with, flashing chocolate brown teeth. “Count



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