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Mother, tell me

Post Views = 223Let me ask mother I stopped the tears but they flowed What now? Mother, you held me on the shoulders. And I recited in my small boy voice That men don’t cry and their tears dried When Murungu made them Their wells emptied out Mother but I have seen the sky somersault The sun has stood right …

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A man

Post Views = 932In this world there is a man somewhere. A man in his old age,probably late 80s. He is sitting somewhere under the shade on his three legged stool. Unlike the 90s when smoking seemed really cool, especially tobacco, he does not find joy in it anymore. It’s bloody precarious smoking, and if he does, it’s once in …

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Fathers

Post Views = 1803I have never been so close to my old man. A few years back it was even worse because he was a lion, and I was an antelope, something that made our relationship full of tension. I was paranoid about men at that age, and whenever I watched American movies I got myself wondering why me, like …

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