Month: February 2022

Why Get Out of Bed?

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Trigger Warning: Self-harm; Suicide. 

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Strange girls in strange bathrooms always size her up in the mirror and comment on her looks. They tell her how pretty her eyes are. The more brazen or drunk ones touch her hair.

Hat On Nail

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Four years ago his wife was at the market when a school van lost control, veered off the road, and headed straight in her direction. She was pregnant and was holding onto the hand of one of their daughters.

Turnboy

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If words could be relatives, invincible and invisible would have shared the same grandmother. Invincible is what Shaka Zulu felt, swaggering about in the village, pointing at women with his Assegai and saying, ‘you, come to my Indlu when …

Eloise

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Have you ever gone searching for someone you didn’t know? You didn’t have a face, or a name or a photo tucked in your wallet, no last address, no trail, nothing. All you have had were stories that precede …

Big Brother from Kakamega

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People go around calling other people cuckoo to mean they are nuts but they never really know why a cuckoo is nuts. I figured you are too caught up with new year resolutions to check, so I did you