Writers Guild Kenya

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Perception.

Perception. My coat values Just as yours.   Until I tell you To your idol it belonged.   Mine a shoe values As the market dictates.   Until I tell you to To your idol it belonged.   What if us they’ve told? What they’re not.   What if they are not? As perfect as …

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The Pen From South Sudan: The journey of John Monyjok

The Pen From South Sudan: The journey of John Monyjok By John Monyjok I started writing in the Magang Village back in 2002 after recovering from TB, a chronic illness that almost killed me, but I got the complete and successful treatment for it by the Medicines Sans Frontier or the Doctors without Borders, MSF. …

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Stanton Witherspoon: The “Okello” who brought joy to us

Stanton Witherspoon: The “Okello” who brought joy to us   By Gabriel Dinda When I met Stanton in March 2019, it took me only a few minutes to realize that I had met a good man. I had been informed that Stanton was so passionate that he couldn’t keep his passion to himself. He wanted …

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The Art of Good Deeds; A Chat with Patricia Mollyne Mataga  

The Art of Good Deeds; A Chat with Patricia Mollyne Mataga By Dismass Okombo Smog is silently suffocating us. Tsunamis are consuming cities, and the scientists are now hoarse from preaching about the impending climate change calamities. In the lonely corners of the crowded streets, outstretched, empty hands plead for a coin and a portion …

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Briefcase.

Briefcase. So this you support, I didn’t know!   There was a briefcase, At the bedrock of it.   These were so fine, The finest of utterances.   I didn’t know There was a briefcase.   At the bedrock of it A briefcase is it?   By, Fanon Kihu.    

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The anatomy of losing books to “friends”

The anatomy of losing books to “friends” By Gabriel Dinda If you have one hundred books in your home library, you have probably lost books of the same quantity to you friends. First they pose as utterly trustworthy. And true, they could be-but not with books. When your friends pay you a visit, they find …

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United.

United. The states are united The kingdom united.   Why then, is it a bother, To unite mother Africa?   There is something Against unity hovering.   As the united gain. Exploiters endure pain.   Theirs a wholesome gain The disunited are in pain.   They never want you united Yet they are tightly united. …

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