Mzangila

Mentor, media consultant, photographer, editor, poet, writer, and counselor.

Of the house

Post Views = 4890 The thing about writing is that I don’t know whether it is healing or destroying me. The very thing you love, adore or cherish can be the same thing that destroys you. I have mixed feelings about my writing. If I write, I writhe in pain and sometimes, relief. If I don’t, I feel like a …

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Rotten wood, old books

Post Views = 3617 A tall, black man came to my workplace yesterday.  A very tall man. He was black, not like coal, but the black that can’t leave your mind for a while. A ‘rememberable’ blackness. Blackness with colour, taste, and smell. I stared at him for a while, not sure why but he smelled of something similar. I …

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Inside my head

Post Views = 4563 I’ve been trapped inside my head for a few months now. The events leading to this not being things I can safely articulate in writing, I have been spending my time reviewing them in my head, trying to count my luck, and estimate the lucky numbers I got left on the table before I run out …

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The End

The key to winning a fight is having the right tool and knowing when and how to use it

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At 27

Post Views = 9891 One day when I am older, retired with some good sum of money in my bank account, I’ll spend time in the lush golf courses of Kiambu swinging clubs because really that is the swag nowadays. Once you get some dough, you embrace things that looked childish to you back then when you were poor. You …

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One for the Heart

Post Views = 6153 I think he is the only person I ever tell my shit genuinely. He is the first person I ever told odd things about me, dark things, without ever thinking twice. I open to him like you would extend your arm to a girl for a dance, without caring if you’ll trip on the floor during …

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