Tag: poetry

The Illusion of being Broken

Blog,Gender & Identity

The Illusion of being Broken

By Iah Moon Puzzled with wrong pieces, too many wrong pieces Pieces that are stubborn and won't fit…

A little longer: A plea for full existence

Politics & Lifestyle

A little longer: A plea for full existence

By Kenyan Annonymous Dear Family, This is one of those letters. Where you don’t know where to start…

Nyumbani

Love & Relationships

Nyumbani

By Neema The moonlight was just right against the ocean, My baby was right next to me. We…

TRILOGY

Blog,Sex

TRILOGY

M. Nyakara I. Your hands trace paths across my thigh Each finger marking slightly raised bumps A mountain…

A Sapphic Poem

Love & Relationships

A Sapphic Poem

Mine is not a story of rosy cheeks and buttery sunsets it is a tale of teary streaks…

Fake Love(r)

Blog,Love & Relationships

Fake Love(r)

M. Nyakara dishonesty clings to you like sticky sand or warm sheets on dark mornings the wind is…

Breathing while drowning

Politics & Lifestyle

Breathing while drowning

By Her Mentality Depression is real. Depression amongst black people is real. Depression amongst black women is real.…

Always Anticipation

Blog,Love & Relationships

Always Anticipation

A face A crown of dreadlocs A talent for curating words into fists that dismantle An energy A…

The Forest

Blog,Politics & Lifestyle

The Forest

By M. Nyakara One by one, they are felling the trees. “These thick-headed black men. Do they not…

Closet musings (poetry)

Politics & Lifestyle

Closet musings (poetry)

I am an African, and gay as fuck I’m a gay baby who wants to grow gay wings…