Poetry

MA-BENA

By Aslam Bamba, Tamale, Ghana Ma-bena The pages of night flips so noisely that I do nothing only to be caught  sketching your beauty on the sketchpad of my fragile…

MABAO KADHAA

By Marxie Douglas, Bungoma, Kenya Hii mekuwa skendo, mabao kufungwafungwa.. Kenya kote Ni vishindo, mipira kugongwagongwa.. Viroja hivi vitendo, vitoto vyapondwapondwa.. Takwimu zimeonyesha, kuna mabao kadhaa..   Tangu skuli zifungwe,kutokana…

TOO LATE TO COME BACK

By Anita W., Kiambu, Kenya It’s been five years, Five years since you walked out of my life, Five years of heartache, Five years since you crushed my heart into…

THE GREAT ‘HOPPER

By Everlyn Ongogo; Kakamega, Kenya. The rock For three paird moons Rolled As we rolled on With our daily chores The seasons Fairly fair We ironically enjoyed The solitude When…

The Journey from self to Self

By Patrick Ngugi [Uthiru, Kabete, Kenya] Stillness surrounding And   transcending all In loud sprawling silence Consciousness… That powerful stillness Cool and refreshing Like clear still water That really runs deep…

SO SOON

By Anita W. You left without a word, You left without a hug or a kiss, You left my heart empty, That was so soon,   You had promised to…