Posts Tagged: Power Struggle

Short Stories
Say Uncle
August 25, 2017
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Previously in Njambi’s world… To launch an arrow, you must first draw it back on the bowstrings before you release it. It’s just a temporary drawback before it launches into the air and hits the bull’s eye. That’s what I’m telling myself as I eavesdrop on Kagwe and his mother cackling in the living room. […]
Short Stories
Gloves are off
August 17, 2017
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Previously in Njambi’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 looks of it. […]
Short Stories
Something Broken
August 3, 2017
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Previously in Njambi’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 the outside, […]