Solwo, The Mad Man

No one knew exactly from whence he hailed. There were several versions of how he ended up at Tot market, each story more incredulous than the next.  It was claimed that once, he had been a very rich business man from the fertile highlands of Mosop who made his fortune selling potatoes to the people... Continue Reading →

Our Father

Our father who art in heaven… It’s very chilly outside, the 3am air isn’t making things any better.  It’s January for Christ’s sake! Shouldn’t be this cold. Damn global warming!  The metal of the pistol feels like an ice block  in my hands. I pull out some woolen mittens from my jacket put them on.... Continue Reading →

Hail Holy Queen

Hail holy Queen, Mother of Mercy… His right hand violently tears my blouse and yanks the lacy bra beneath. I can hear the shiny buttons that I adored so much dropping on the screed; everything is happening so fast yet ironically, the world around me appears to be moving in slow motion. The sounds are... Continue Reading →

Bless Me Father

the last time I came for mass, I did not listen to a word of the homily, I kept staring at his lips, yearning to kiss them. Even during Transubstantiation, as he offered the Sacrament and Chalice and proclaimed them to be the body and blood of Christ, my mind went wild imagining those sexy fingers of his exploring my depths.


“Cheptoo!” "Cheptoo!” There’s no answer. She must be in there pretending not to hear me. “Cheptoo?!" "Cheptoo?!” Aaah, that girl will kill me one of this days with high blood pressure. I should return her to her mother. This cannot be life. “Cheptoooooo….??!!!?” She scurries from the living room “Eeeh Aunty, umeniita? The radio was loud,... Continue Reading →

That Thing Between Your Legs

She could hear him making his way towards the house from the main gate. It was him alright, she had grown accustomed to the aggressive thump of his soles on the ground;  he always walked as if he had a fight to pick with the soil beneath his feet; sort of like a man on... Continue Reading →


"That stupid woman! She thinks she can embarrass me in front of the whole village like this? Pleli fuckin! She will know who I am today! They don’t call me Wero Pelion for nothing!” Kipkemoi  is furious.  His eyes have turned into a shade of red I have never seen before. I don’t know if... Continue Reading →


The whole place was shrouded with darkness. Mustiness lingered in the air; it smelt of death and decay; crushed hopes and dreams.

Woman of the Realm

'His voice was husky. Immediately she knew that this was the kind of man whose ceiling had been stared at by more than the fair share of female eyes. He was the kind that always had his way without even asking'

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