Again I turn in with a heavy heart With grief and despair, consumed, listlessly I lie The long month is coming to a close, soon the moon… Read more “ON HEARING A HOWLING DOG”
When alone I often think of you To recall of old thrills me with grief Our regrets will last for all times!
Deep in my mind folly and confusion Used to deception and illusions In the quietude of the night, anew, starts to assail old frustration Declining daily, I… Read more “OBLIVION”
Antagonism intensified at every turn, With vigor hidden hostility continued to burn; Female circumcision is what brought unspoken enmity to the fore Rivalry between KCA and the… Read more “FEMALE CIRCUMCISION (1929)”
Frogs and crickets to the night sky raise their tired voices Deep in the bush a familiar disturbance The moon is already out of sight; and now… Read more “DEEP HURT”
Dark, bold and with matted hair Such was Gĩtaῠ Matenjagwo, in the battle of Mῠrang’a Scheming to draw the foe from the lair None, in the battle… Read more “BATTLE OF MῠRANG’A, 1953”