Marxie Douglas

I am Douglas Masinde Mamboleo, an English Literature teacher, currently teaching in Eldoret. I write both English and Swahili poems and short stories and plays. I was born in Bungoma County. My inspiration for writing comes from real life experiences and I derive my inspiration from great writers like Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Chinua Achebe and Ken Walibora Waliaula.

MELANIN

By Marxie Douglas Dark, sparkling and still dark.. Lovely with amazing tone.. Tickling the soul this shade.. Does it terrify?   It alludes to sexiness.. Envy among the colours.. It…