So really, my life audit began with the realisation that when people tell me that I have OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) issues, it’s not really an issue – it’s a positive trait, one they just don’t have!
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I pictured some of the attendees in there and decided the Kenyan Anthologies would be an interesting issue.
“Cut off My Tongue” uses language at its most powerful to explore important questions – especially now in Kenya – such as, what does it mean to be Kenyan?
I know better now and I have since mended my respect for poetry enough to fall completely in love with it.
I don’t know if you have ever seen dramatized poetry, I hadn’t before last week. If you think poetry is all about romanticism and sonnets in a rhyming fashion, or something you can easily label as onomatopoeia, come prepared for something extraordinary; so close to home in spirit, yet universally understandable.
Penguin Books recently announced a new literary award for writers from the African continent.