My Child

  My child, my unborn child, My unconceived child, the apple of my eye, I welcome you into the world, A little nervous, but my spirits high.   Child I know the world you coming into, it's cold, No place for a child, rich or poor, Had progress, not enough to keepyou safe far from … Continue reading My Child

Coming to birth: True story

You remember my sister, right? The one I used to write to you guys about, and her pregnancy ordeal, and her gruesome miscarriage sometimes last year. Guess what? She conceived again, and she's almost coming to birth. She's in the last stage of her pregnancy, and very strong and exhilarated. This time around she ain't … Continue reading Coming to birth: True story

Wife Battering in Nairobi, Kenya

Yesterday I met a friend who I hadn't seen in a long time, on my way to "hustle", and he asked me if I was sick or had somehow started using marijuana. I was puzzled and at the same time felt some slight tinge of irritation. I thought it was rude of him, friend or … Continue reading Wife Battering in Nairobi, Kenya

Foetus on the road

Please don't let my baby die, I'm begging you, You know how much I've wanted a child, can't lose this one too, I can't be a barren woman anymore, my husband needs an heir, In his people's culture, they don't adopt, It's a taboo, brings bad omen. But how can I help you, I'm no … Continue reading Foetus on the road

Don’t force people to stay in your life

The year 2019 is only a day away and I've been deeply pondering over how I wanna usher it in and how I wanna live the rest of it. I've also been thinking about this dying year, 2018; some of the highs and the lows I've had, and some of the things, especially the bad … Continue reading Don’t force people to stay in your life