Naming The Luo

Every tribe names their children differently. Sometimes, there is an order, and sometimes there isn’t. but what strikes me about my own people is how we have changed the way we name our children. Wait. I should probably start at the beginning though. Life is a grand cycle in the Luo community, one filled with…

KOT: A Troll’s misfortune

Hunger. Jillani was burdened by a biting hunger, one he did not quite understand. But, no matter. It wasn’t as though there was no food in the house. It probably came from this morning, after trolling those fools on Twitter. For whatever reason, arguing with these people gave him such a hard on. It was…

Glowing Eyes

She went to sleep every night with a pair of eyes watching her. They had been a gift from her rebellious preteens, a sexless figure which she herself had drawn and loved still. Somehow, the large, shapeless head and neck which flowed into an equally shapeless pair of shoulders were nothing in comparison with the…

Lost in a Slum Forest

I just read someone’s story on Facebook about getting lost. Which, if I am being honest, is what gave me the gall to write this story in the first place. So, for all intensive purposes… you need to know that I got lost in Kibera. And Kibera, boys and girls, is a slum dwelling where,…

Re-inflating the Empty Balloon -Featuring a MakeItUltra™ post

Once…it seems such a long time ago now…. But once, I took a blade to my wrists. I was tired of living, even though I had no particular reason I could pinpoint as to why. To say the least, highschool was a mess. All I knew is I was constantly thinking about it, constantly crying…