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Quarantine Partner

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He’s the 3rd person you’d call if in need for a loan; it would be a grant anyway. How can a man be so good? Of course he has interest, you know his type. Should he come clean you’d consider except he’s too boring; listening to him would be a good lullaby and his Subaru is better kept than his beards. He had invited you to his place earlier for a movie, sent a pin and uber money. Not that you forgot. Your intention is to reply at 1.15am saying, sorry, I slept off. His will be a case of eaten fare.

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LIFE, DEATH AND FORGIVENESS

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Saturday afternoon. I’m at a baby shower. It’s in Ukambani. In this land, `if there is no colour, Kaos are not boarding’.

Look at mangoes, and melons.

So Yellow and blue as dress code, relieved someone did not suggest red and purple. Venue is at one of our friends’ house. We have organized this shower for 2months. It’s a surprise

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RAIN, BUT DON’T COME

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7.30 am, Thursday morning. Oh my. This will be the longest day of my life. Departmental meetings await and everyone will report on their progress against targets. We expect the manager’s nephew to suit up and arrive at 7.42am which trust me is 6hours earlier than his normal arrival time….

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THE MODERN WOMAN

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You must have crossed lines in the streets of `mtandao’ otherwise; you do not belong to slay age and slayage. Her tall thin heels remind you of Science workbook and the page that showed types of beaks. She clarified they are called stilettos and heaven, you could not forget to…

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QUITTING

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  Mum, can we talk? Mmmh. This must be something. You have FINALLY gotten the time to call. (Giggles) You know how tricky working in Nairobi can be. Wake up early, get to job, leave late and by the time I want to talk, it’s past your bedtime. Work son,…

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CALL AND ASK HER

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  You believed you had it all figured out; you trusted your inner binoculars to see the future and the results? Yours would be a life of fish and chips; you would love unconditionally, pass exams squarely, pay tithe faithfully, build a home with a great view, have kids and…

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