Ayieko Jakoyo

Ayieko Jakoyo (The Contemporary Scribe) is a teacher, a poet, a motivational speaker and an educational consultant. He is the founder of Elites Educational Consultancy. He is the author of Return the Bride Price and Other Poems. He has also contributed in many Swahili short story anthologies.

Ayieko is a prolific contributor in the Taifa Leo newspaper, ElimunaLugha section. He holds a B.Ed arts Degree in Education from University of Eldoret.

You can reach him via ayiekojakoyo@gmail.com

A WALK IN THE WOODS

By Ayieko Jakoyo, Naivasha, Kenya Me, alone in the woods walk Obvious, to myself I can’t talk So the sounds of crickets I hear On my head stands the hair…

MATEMO ESCAPADES

By Ayieko Jakoyo; Naivasha, Kenya Since I started schooling I had never reported to school on the opening day. The holidays were never enough for me. I always had to…

UJANA KAMA UKUNGU

Na Ayieko Jakoyo Ujana maji ya moto, walishasema wahenga Sura huipa mvuto, ukaishi kwa kuringa Ujana kwelini moto, uakao bila kinga Ujana kama ukungu, huyeyuka liwakapo   Ujana uingiapo, inda…

LETTER FROM A CAPTIVE

By Ayieko Jakoyo, Naivasha, Kenya Here I am, Fixed behind these cruel bars, Eyes separated from the beautiful world, Hair interlocked, to form dreads, Toes infested with jiggers, face full…