Lights On

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Dreams

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When men come for men, the boys hide. And often when boys hide they continue hiding for the rest of their lives for war is a dark cloud that never shifts. Dramatic novels talk of the wailing of drums

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Semikaro Dream

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From the word go you are born disadvantaged. You are born a girl, which in itself isn’t a disadvantage in the true sense of the word but you are born facing hurdles in your path. You are not even

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Vanishing

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The doctor had large leathery hands, the size of a frying pan. Warm, unhurried hands, searching hands. They had large veins running behind them, like a secret underground network. He had been touched by many healing hands before; small

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Little By Little

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It was a modest house in Makueni. Just a few rooms, a living room and a verandah where the man of the house would sit on a rickety wooden chair most evenings fiddling with an old transistor radio. The

Harp

Will Your Harp Fit in the Bedroom?

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You know the feeling.

You have been looking forward to Father’s Day, Happy Birthday or any day that involves you getting a gift because finally, finally, she will get you something. Your expectations are right over here (points to