Stab me, baby

Stab Me, Baby

I should have known my place. I am sorry. I should have remembered who I was dealing with. A respectable member of society. A suit-wearing family man. You. A loving husband. A caring father. A[…]

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Pregnancy, Pregnant, Pregnancy Termination, Abortion

Mother, May I?

You had sex last night? Yes. Why would I care– wait. Was it consensual? Yes. We both wanted it. Good for you. Very much. We’ve been dating for a while now. You’re smiling. It must[…]

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What If You Loved Me, Marriage, Love, Relationships, Infertility

What If You Loved Me?

That night. You don’t know about that night. The events preceding that night, you don’t know either. And yet, even in ignorance, you won’t love me. Why? You think you know everything there is to[…]

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SheHive, She Leads Africa, Bob Collymore, Pregnancy, Morning Sickness, Entrepreneurship, Business Ideas

About That Pregnancy

She buys a pregnancy testing kit. She pees on it. She waits. She drums the top of the bathroom cabinet with her long fingernails. She waits. She breathes heavily. She waits. She looks at her[…]

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Ending The pregnancy,Pregnancy, Love

Ending The Pregnancy

“I am pregnant”. I watch you mouth the words. You are pregnant. Pregnant. For a few seconds, this word does not make sense to me. It sounds foreign. Greek? Pregnant? I don’t recognize it, nor[…]

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Can you hear the drums, Childbirth, Pregnancy, Curses, Generations, Labour pains, Nairobi Hospital

Can You Hear The Drums?

It is 4.17am. There is a drum beating somewhere. My eyesight might be failing me, but my hearing hasn’t bailed on me yet. I can hear it loud and clear. It beats continuously. Dam daram…dam[…]

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A Happy Man, Relationships, Marriage, Love,

A Happy Man

I saw a happy man the other day. A genuinely happy man. A rare spectacle in these streets. He had earphones stuck to his ears, singing along to a song that could be heard only[…]

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