Posts Tagged: Marriage

Short Stories
Gloves are off
August 17, 2017
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  Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s World… My mother-in-law is not a pious woman. You are more likely to find her holding a how-to guide on pleasing your man than the New Testament. At this particular moment though, she is holding a ladle dripping with thick soy sauce. She’s serving Kagwe’s second helping, by the […]
Short Stories
Something Broken
August 3, 2017
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Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s world… The door to Ben’s office is ajar when I get there. I tap lightly and walk in to find Awiti, our elderly tea lady, serving the afternoon snacks. The hot rays of the February sun have turned the office into a sweltering box. The facade that gleams wonderfully on […]
Short Stories
Thirsty Thursday
July 15, 2017
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  On this sleepless, February night, I find myself standing by our master bedroom window, watching the quiet rustling of dried, palm leaves dancing in the mild breeze. The heat hangs in the air like an unannounced guest on a Saturday morning. I let the strap on my pink, satin nightdress fall off my shoulder, […]
Short Stories
For Worse
July 6, 2017
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  Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s World… The Jambo ballroom at Safari park is abuzz with conversation and clinking glasses when we walk in. We are there for the Aviation industry’s Annual Dinner. Kagwe places a cautious palm on the small of my back, lightly enough that I couldn’t shrug it off if I tried […]