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The life of a writer

Post Views = 3367Today’s post will be brief for some reasons I will explain in this post. Perhaps it will be the shortest post I’ve ever done on this blog. There’s always a first time for everything, right? Ideally, I wanted to do my usual 2500 words plus. But I am running against time. I have a kill to get …

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In search of The One

Post Views = 3068Universities have become spouse hunting hubs. Some folks have found their soulmate within the first two weeks of joining campus, but it took them months to spot the building where their course units were being taught. So, it should not come as a surprise that while some people are graduating with degrees and honors, there are those …

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Across the bridge

Post Views = 2448There are days you wake up empty. The creative juices run dry at times, many times in deed. As Murphy’s law opines, anything that can go wrong will go wrong.. In my recent life, many things are wrong. And when I weigh my life on a scale, the bad seem to be winning. At this moment, therefore, …

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Huyu Mtoto Tulisomesha

Post Views = 1784That is what they say back in the village whenever I visit. I hear silent whispers at the stage that ‘mutongoria’ (the leader) has arrived. That is what they now call me having learnt during my graduation (which was heavily attended by the way), that I studied Political Science. I do not need to notify my mother …

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Dear Moriaty

Post Views = 1978It has been a while since our last correspondence. I address you as Moriaty to conceal your real identity just so my friends won’t be on my back and neck immediately after am done writing this. More so, yours won’t be visiting your inbox to ask if we are back together or we broke up again or …

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Death and Eternity

Post Views = 2482We ponder, we meditate, we consider, we reason, we figure, we contemplate, we envisage, we cogitate, we deliberate with ourselves but the only time people really think about death and eternity is at funerals; and even then, it is often shallow sentimental thinking based on ignorance. It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. …

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