A LETTER TO THE AFRICAN YOUTH (The Good, The Birds & The Outright Ugly)

Uuggrrhhh!!! Where do I start??? I am well aware that I neither have the insight nor the moral authority to summon and address you like I intend to today. But what I lack in insight and moral authority I make up for in audacity, the kind that's akin to a mediocre white man applying for …

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LOST IN LAW SCHOOL

We shall start tomorrow and we shall win Nothing prepares you for Kenya School of Law, heck you could read a million think pieces and ten thousand blogs, listen to anecdotes about the place from those who've gone before you and you still wouldn't get the full insight you'll need to manoeuvre your way about …

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LOVE WAS JUST A GAME WE PLAYED WHEN WE WERE YOUNG

I met him when I was 19 and I wish I could say that we've been together ever since but somewhere along the lines of life he left and so did I. You see when I was 19 I was wild, I was vivacious. I had a gypsy heart, a restless soul and the most …

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IF WE SHOULD ALL DIE TONIGHT

Giraffe Would you say that you lived your life to the fullest? That you saw everything you wanted and needed to see in this erratic life that we live? That you ticked off all the items on your bucket list? Yes even the ones you added last minute after that sit down you had with …

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About Me

About me??? Well the best things about me you’ll never know and if I ever was to tell you, you’ll spend your entire lifetime trying to decode the meaning of it all. So I’ll just give you the simple bits. 1. I am no writer, I’m merely a person who loves writing and whether or… …

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WALK WITH ME

It was a sunny day that day. The clouds were hanging high up in the sky and the sun's rays passed aesthetically between their fluffy form. I have seen beautiful days before but none could compare to that day. It was the kind of day that begged you to be outside, it called on you …

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THE CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSE IS A PERSON

The world revolves around me and other stories Sit back and relax for I am about to take you on a trip. The kind of trip that would put psychedelics to shame, if I dare say so myself. Close your woebegone eyes, gently breath in and out and in and out again and again until …

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TO THE FATHER OF MY UNBORN CHILDREN

To you with love from my younger self. Hey you❤, I just started reading Gone with the Wind, partly because it's always been on my radar of books I should read before my God willed demise and partly because I want to sharpen my writing skills, so that when I pen such letters to you, …

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A WALK THROUGH THE SANDS OF TIME

Pathway in Nairobi Safari Walk This one is dedicated to my dear friend James, the kindest and most thoughtful man in all the world. When I met him that cold February night of 2019, after the hot Kisumu sun had finally bid us farewell and retreated to her humble abode leaving behind crimson, scarlet and …

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MAY YOU FIND PEACE AMONG THE TREES

No seats at the table I will, just not today. Those were the thoughts that were ravaging through my mind as I made my way back to Rongai or as I like to call it sin city because of the numerous transgressions I had committed while confined therein. Free from the judging eyes and the …

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