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The Life She Lives

Post Views = 371“Fridah has finally found someone who is all about her. They are going to get married soon.” She squeals. “Wow! I’m happy for her.” I respond uninterestedly.   In my mind, I’m thinking what plans she has for herself. At 27, with child, an absentee father to her now 4 year old daughter. Isn’t the ultimate role …

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The Affair: Part Two

Post Views = 274The premonition had not been for her but for me. I was a man on the run, on the run from myself, my selfish proclivities and my past which was fast catching up with me. I wanted so badly to detach myself from these but I didn’t know how. I was a prisoner of selves, a captive …

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A Rewarding Growth

Post Views = 197Kenyans love quick buck. That’s why every now and then scams are created by those who know how to make easy money by deceiving those who want easy money.     It is as simple as that. We all want money and since the majority are not up to the task of working hard for it, we …

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Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Post Views = 251Something had changed. She no longer looked at me the way she used to. Her gaze had turned into something more like a stare; an emotionless stare, and her hugs cold, casual at their best. The eyes that once proclaimed indiscriminate affection now only had pity whenever I looked into them; like she pitied me for whatever …

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The Buster Gets Busted

Post Views = 226Cheaters used to be my favourite TV show. I wouldn’t miss it for anything. I would stay up if it was airing at 11pm. I would watch it till late and the next day sit for the re-run. Thrills. I loved the drama, the adrenaline.   Later came Moment of Truth (MoT). As the guests answered the …

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The Affair: Part One

Post Views = 651The white lingerie was lying on my bed. I picked it up and hung it on the rack, rubbing my cheek in the fabric and smelling the faint sweet scent of the lady who came occasionally for lighthearted interludes away from a husband who was all but impotent but nevertheless loved. We suited each other well: perfectly …

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