Curves

By The Bee. In a world full of straights and narrows,we are the curves.A myriad of names has been made specifically for us, including 'thick chics' and 'curvy girls'.The voluptuous womanly figure on us often evokes mixed reactions: the Gram advertising weight loss services in all shapes and forms,TV broadcasting fitness programs that enthusiastically champion … Continue reading Curves

MODERN ASTRONOMY

“I’m always especially tired after twelve hours of consciousness,” Ryan stated, “but today was different.” “How’s that?” Ted asked. "I actually had an idea for a poem. Actually, I probably would’ve written it as a short story, but I didn’t end up writing it because I thought it would’ve been a stupid story.” Ted, surprised, … Continue reading MODERN ASTRONOMY

Uongo

“Tumuonie firirida…tumuonie firirida…firirida tumuonie firirida…firirida…” blasts the  matatu radio and you just can’t help but covertly move your hips to the tune while seated beside a beautiful grumpy lady probably in her late twenties, whom some hours earlier was having a heated breakup conversation with her then ex-lover, or so you chose to assume, via … Continue reading Uongo

Happy

Our math teacher we called wise man for reasons I’d rather not get into. He was, and probably still is, the typical math teacher. The mwalimu niachie huyo kind. Clean shaven head, nerdy glasses, plaid shirt tucked neatly into his khakis with a belt, some ugly loafers and there was always an unmatching over-sized coat … Continue reading Happy

Fever Dream

Memories are incredibly annoying things; I mean it’s Monday for god’s sake! It's 7 am in the morning, the lecturer is droning on about Transnational Corporations and Intermediary liabilities, I should be listening, I know I should, but my brain is so far away from this reality I might very well be a transnational corporation … Continue reading Fever Dream