SARAH

  It was the last thing I saw coming That look in your eye Smooth sail That smell I feel when it has rained The soil’s scent, delight Your heart’s a walking light You are the greatest story of submission Days come upside down And in my sorrow, your solace Gives me a warm soothing […]

Lonely Woman

I watch you! Walk in the city streets With faces green, black and red Are we the citizens our freedom fighters bred? For whom they lost their precious lives in dirty bloodshed!   I watch you! Sleep in tendrest pretence Passing by beggars in your suits Your stomach fed Wearing scorching smiles But your heart’s […]

Sins from Kenya’s Social Media

  When the 2008 post election violence broke out in Kenya, many people struggled to come to terms with the effects that came with it, to an extent, even refused to admit that that was Kenya. Indeed, it was the last thing in our minds. Africa knows us for the peace we uphold even though […]

Kenya, My Mother Tongue

  Was independence the end of political fights? Democracy languishes in her infancy You lie enslaved by tribal illiteracy Rotten plights Yearning to kill in the street For people who care about you not one bit Woe unto you who walks with a soul unlit Your poverty is the advantage of the elite   How […]

MINE TO PEACE PIECES

The ocean wave rises From hidden water A dozen crises Angry with a rage outsourced That could not allow me To let beauty pass by Am I the blind lover Writing choruses to a dead wind? Or is it the parlance of my mind That sees you as a masterpiece? The sun hearts you inside […]

Kenyan Child

I come from a world Driven by prejudice Where tribes build bridges Peace shred into pieces My only malice Was to be a Kenyan child And there they made me blind Only pain that reigns me inside Tell me to hope again What about the tears my mama cried? Times that broke our ties The […]

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