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Ego

Post Views = 1952The human mind has a primitive ego defense mechanism that negates all realities that produce too much stress for the brain to handle. It’s called Denial. Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply put their ego aside and take the time to ask, “What else could this mean?” This is where we …

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My struggle with homosexuality

Post Views = 3301What is a man? What is he not? Is he less of a man if he likes another man? What does it feel like to not want the world to know who you truly are? How do you live as a different person while feeling you should live like another? Obviously, it is a treacherous ordeal to …

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The life of a writer

Post Views = 3269Today’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 = 2978Universities 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 = 2326There 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 = 1703That 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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