Sticks & Bones

A boy, skinny and weak, walked up to Sire. The sun, as unrelenting as always, showered its heat on the boy, overwhelming each step that the boy made towards him; his legs, seemingly being sucked of their energy at each twist of the leg joints. The boy looked so brittle, and walking looked like heContinue reading “Sticks & Bones”

Mweni’s To do List on Being a typical Kenyan No. 2: Pesa otas nigga! 

  Why do coins,  when all they do in your pocket is make noise like clickity-clack!# She gets lucky sometimes. A man walks out of a bus and drops the loose change in her arm. But at other times, she wonders. If something happened. She overhears such stories from people. It is a skill thatContinue reading “Mweni’s To do List on Being a typical Kenyan No. 2: Pesa otas nigga! “

Mweni’s To do List on Being a typical Kenyan No. 1: Don’t follow your dreams

Don’t follow your dreams because they are paths straight to suffering and despicable poverty. And you will pay lots of cash and take crazy loans (This is to say that you will sign your death warrant) before your song is just aired on radio or your book is even considered for publication. The drops ofContinue reading “Mweni’s To do List on Being a typical Kenyan No. 1: Don’t follow your dreams”