“As chief, father had insisted on living in a regular hut—a simple thatch of a clay-mud mixture, completed by firm stands. Our reed…”
“Among the country, Kenya’s 48 plus tribes, was my Kalenjin. Time saw the budding of harmony and we learned to accommodate and appreciate the differences that, in a way, made who we were…”
“At fourteen, my mind blossomed with ideas—scientific ideas, military ideas, artistic ideas, and romantic ones too…”
“I was born innocent and into a religious family. I grew up corrupted by positivity, perhaps too much of it. Religion became my safe haven, a way to the Supreme, a home to my faith. I believed and it felt good to be grounded. It was hypnosis but with a subtle tune…”
“Lilies and lavender, overgrown by tufts of grass, are what remains of her. Time cares less about the departed. They are the past and the present, a salient memory…”
The Rewind Button, 1092 words.