Remembering David Kato

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DEDAN: A One-Man Play.

Tweet How do we remember history’s heroes? How do we also forget them? Dedan Kimathi Waciuri (1920-1957) was leader of the Mau Mau freedom fighters. He dedicated and gave his life to fighting against British colonial rule in Kenya. How…

TO BUILD A MONUMENT

TO BUILD A MONUMENT

Tweet i have known false teachers who swept me beneath their words, forced me out of my orbit to fly under the radar and made it clear that i had nothing to offer. and although my spirit broke when death…

Her First Day in America

Tweet Monkoki rolls up the apartment blinds and sunlight rushes into the square studio apartment, forming bright rectangular patterns on the beige carpet. Although she is still lethargic from last night’s long flight from Botswana, Monkoki feels somewhat refreshed, anticipatory…

SOKARI EKINE: A Poem at Peace with Itself.

SOKARI EKINE: A Poem at Peace with Itself.

Tweet that wise place is in you, warrior o, where the prophet talks, and visions are cautiously told. where men are fine as goodness itself and women are strong as baobab. you, one-woman army, carry the heavy when wata done…

PATH OF THE SMILING SUN

Tweet one of the solos in my head keeps chanting that uncertainty is the best way to contaminate time.   i, myself am not sure what i am meant to scream to that because i am already living the truth…

WORDS BIG AND SMALL

Tweet   rings and roses vanish, fleet and pass without leaving a trace. but words are forever so, speak for this love lives on words and words alone can ink themselves deep into my heart and not rings, not roses,…

PART 1 – SEBATI MAFATE: Hollywood’s African Star

PART 1 – SEBATI MAFATE: Hollywood’s African Star

I have read many books in 2012 and one of the books that touched me the most is “Memories of Lotsane: The Chronicles of an African Boarding School” by the gifted Sebati Mafate. Mafate hails from Botswana and is not…