Mwende woke up in the middle of the night. She had no idea why, but whatever it was pissed her off, it was the first time in nearly 6 weeks that she was finally able to fall asleep. The wind was blowing hard, flicking her blinds violently, she could hear screaming outside. She rolled her
When my mum was a little girl periodically my great granddad would send her to look for a specific type of small pebbles. Every time she would ask what they were for, he would chew her out for questioning an adult. The answer was always, “go and ask your mother, you shouldn’t ask your granddad
I told my sister that my mind was made up; it would only change by an act of God. I was done with Kenya’s 2017 election. The presidential candidates guffaw. All the way down to the other 5 political positions of Governor, MP, Women’s representative, MCA and senator. I was done, no one spoke policy,
“Henry! Are you at home?” “Yes Dad. Why?” “Turn on the TV to Citizen.” “What for Dad?” “Just watch it Henry!” “Fine!” Henry lets off with a sigh and hangs up. Henry reaches out to the coffee table for the remote. “What the hell is this all about this time?” he grumbled as he turned
Thud! Thud! “Ouch! Darn it Munyao! Can’t you leave things the way I…Ouch! AGAIN!” “Ssssshhhhh!” “What the? Why am I being shoooshed? Who is tha….” “Ssssshhhhh!” “Munyao is that….” “Ssssshhhhh!” Thud! Thud! Crash! And a freefall scream. Thud! “Ouch! I don’t think I can move.” “I told you to stay quiet?” “How would that have
Blog , Mkate Nusu , She SaysShe Says: Raise Your Voice!
The past few weeks have been an uphill mental battle within myself; wondering where the mojo went with my writing. Yes, I know I am to write because it is my duty as a writer, yes, I know through writing you can start or propel importance conversations about pertinent issues. Yes, I get it. For