Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Slice of life
Canned

“This is self-inflicted punishment”, Rachael remarked. “What is?” Dot retorted. “Drinking coffee to stay awake and binge watch episodes of Prison Break!” “You’ll live.” Dot was dismissive. “I haven’t worked all week. I keep running to the bathroom to sit on the can and sleep.” “That’s gross”, Dot snorted. “You have no idea! The occasional

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Tragedy , Violence \
For May

“Everything is always a fight with you!” Kennedy was fed up with John’s endless temper tantrums. “We all have bad days, but not every damn day Is a bad day! Why do you have to take a dump on my parade every single day? Can’t you just be happy for me?” Kennedy hollered. John started

Fantasy , Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu
Magical Urembo

There was a warm salty kiss coming in from the ocean that enveloped Kanini. Her skin tingled and she giggled. Her giggle reverberated through the air carried by the breeze through the coconut trees. In the distance some children collecting seas shells by the shore began to laugh when they heard her laugh. They stopped

Flash Fiction , Love/Friendship/Romance , Mkate Nusu
Hard to Say Goodbye

“You know you could have had my baby?” James blurted “You want to have a baby with me?” Nyaribo retorted a bit excited. Is this a final confession of his love after 10 years. Nyaribo met James at work, she happened to overhear James conversing with colleagues. She decided to but in and got into

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Tragedy
Shattered

Daisy stepped into the middle of the road, cars speeding by her, swerving, screeching hooting, crashing into each other, she just stood there. Her eyes distant and confused, she was completely unaware of the havoc she was causing on the busy street. The horns honked frantically, yells of exasperation and sexist slurs followed as one

Drama , Family , Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu
Damaged & Inconsolable

”I am in love with a man who is too traumatized to be in a relationship.”  Almasi blurted out in the meeting. Everyone turned at her wondering where it came from. Dolphine had just asked if there was any other business as they concluded the group’s investment plans for the next quarter of the year.



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