Kenyan stories, books, poems, and more

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The Meditations of Pilipo--the Existentialist is a novella about a man called Pilipo who turned out to be a terrorist. It details his thoughts, actions and life through the eyes of his former best friend, Godiah. The novel captures Pilipo's philosophy on religion and life which are heavily influenced by… Read More
Hypocrisy is not seeing a coin as having three sides. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 22, 2009

Reads: 165

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Damn, these cell phones where one can choose a ring tone for different people. My Nokia (I am told it is a Nokia 1200-something) comes with a ring tone known as WAITING. I set it to a girl whose call I had been waiting for.... Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 22, 2009

Reads: 165

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A pair of scissors fascinates me. It has a fulcrum (is it called this?) where the two opposing blades have to meet as they grind one another to cut something. I wish I could say this in mother tongue, so nothing gets lost in translation!!! Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 22, 2009

Reads: 283

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Freedom is a very funny commodity. Some think freedom absolves them from responsibility yet this is far from the truth. You might be free to say, smoke, but then THOSE ARE YOUR LUNGS! Read More

Reads: 180

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The city of Nairobi has a way of putting a face to every individual. This depends by the way you react to things, people, issues, your dressing and image Read More

Reads: 227

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There are about 43 tribes in Kenya and tribalism is a social evil that has been deeply etched in the mind of most Kenyans. This article explores one of the aspects by which other Kenyans know one is from a different tribe. Read More

Tags: kenyan, tribalism

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