Category Archives: Poetry

Book Review: Recent Reads

In the recent past, I’ve hardly blogged and read any books but in the traffic to and from work, in the waiting rooms and in the evenings after supper, while waiting for friends at bus stops and restaurants, I’ve managed … Continue reading

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Wamathai July This Coming Saturday 14th

Wamathai Spoken Word July, a poetry, music and photography showcase, is on July 14th at The Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom Headquarters, Waiyaki Way from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The event will be hosted by Sam Buggz and Stella … Continue reading

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Wamathai Spoken Word March-2012

Ever since Wamathai launched his spoken word event last in 2010, I have tried to attend all of them. The theme still retains poetry, but has diversified to include photography, and music by performing artists in Kenya. I look forward … Continue reading

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Wamathai Poetry Event on Dec 3rd

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Kwani? Open Mic

“Established in 2003, Kwani Trust is a Kenyan based literary network dedicated to developing quality creative writing and committed to the growth of the creative industry through the publishing and distribution of contemporary African writing, offering training opportunities, producing literary … Continue reading

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Found this poem in my cousin’s computer and thought I’d share it. Author unknown, unless he/she comes forward to claim it. I have been told the author is a 15 year old whose name I didn’t get. It was first … Continue reading

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I Love Kenyans

This ramble was inspired recently as I waited for the matatu to fill up one afternoon. I love the guy that passes by, wearily dragging his cart but with a look of determination; I love the teenagers leaving against the … Continue reading

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Wamathai April: Poetry Event presents Wamathai Spoken Word – April Edition [#WamathaiApril] on 2nd April 2011 at Secrets Lounge, View Park Towers (Opp Alliance Francaise) on Utalii Lane from 7 PM – 10 PM. Hosted by Dela & Daddie Marto. Performances by Man … Continue reading

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I found this poem somewhere in my documents, how/why it got there, I don’t know. It’s short but I like it. I like to imagine you’re mine. Head back, eyes closed, speaking a secret language. I fixate on your perfect … Continue reading

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