Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) menace

Don't marry a circumcised woman, young men are urged by the elders in the community, The ones who have seen the light, realized FGM is one of the chains on our black ankles, A tactical move to dissuade potential suitors from picking only circumcised girls for brides, unnecessary pressure on the uncircumcised girl and her … Continue reading Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) menace

Western media should respect Africans

When Kenyans ganged up against Cable News Network, CNN, in 2015 for a coverage calling the country a “hotbed of terror” just when the then Us President, Barack Obama was about to visit the country, it was justified. It was totally unfair and disrespectful of a media of such caliber to undermine the country in … Continue reading Western media should respect Africans

Madekesiworld (Acrostic Poem)

Makeshift shanties with fronds rooftop, the panoramic view from the hotel, Away from the luxuries of the rich, that's Mombasa for you, Dreams shattered and blood shed for that Italian to acquire that land, the one his luxury hotel now stands on, Each day million more in his bank account, the poor man's children dropped … Continue reading Madekesiworld (Acrostic Poem)

Lifeless

Photo by mwangi gatheca on Unsplash   I'm a walking dead, a zombie from the underworld, Passing through life, but I've seen the other world, Poverty and depression, already read a couple of suicide notes, From young age witness to heartbreak, some of jealousy in grave rots.   Always on my knees, mama said always remember to talk … Continue reading Lifeless

North star

You're the one, my alpha and omega Girl you're my north star, my bearing You make me a better man, without you I'm lost A blind man on unfamiliar path, can't get home Never thought something like this could happen to me, never thought I could have what we have You're too perfect for me, … Continue reading North star