Blog Feature – Salummy

This week, The E.i.N blog takes a break from writing, and goes on a Nairobi Fictionspiration Trip.  I will share stories from fellow writers from my area code (254). Our Blog Feature today belongs to Salummy The Love Story of the Sun and Moon Did you know? Did you hear? Were you told? about theContinue reading “Blog Feature – Salummy”

Rain on Me

Rain on Me Fat drops, land on my face, Cold kiss, sharp kiss, Startling, refreshing I shiver; Minutes pass, I’m soaking wet. Still, the drops fall, Unrelenting. I want it to stop, Wish it would stop, But the rain turns gentle, the cold wetness comforting, that pattering; Drops dancing on each and every surface, LikeContinue reading “Rain on Me”

this African Girl

This Girl, she stands, ready to face the world. She stands, with her head held high, facing you, facing me, facing countless faces. In a crowd, a class, on the street, she stands, up to judgment, against the hate, despite the constraints, holding on to the support, she finds in those who value her theContinue reading “this African Girl”

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda From the river Nile to the teeming streets of Cairo, from the indigenous, pre-Islamic Egyptian Coptic civilization to an America struggling with its fear of the Arab world, Shenoda’s poems recall the sacred traditions of an ancient, enduring culture as they widen the political conversation surrounding ethnicity, pan-Africanism and pan-Arabism.Continue reading “Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review”

Poetry Week Ends – Recap

Poetry Week Ends! I’m kind of sad about that because there are so many poems.  I found so many that I don’t think I could reach the end in the next five years.  There are a lot of poets from Kenya out there, quietly posting their work and talent on their blogs.  Which made meContinue reading “Poetry Week Ends – Recap”

Poetry Week – Njau Njeru’s Demons of Her Love

I found this poem on the Kenya Poets Lounge Group on Facebook. It is written by Njau Njeru.  The only way to connect with him is through his facebook.  So, if you like the poem, and want to send him an encouraging word, please send him a message on  facebook or on the Poem linkContinue reading “Poetry Week – Njau Njeru’s Demons of Her Love”

Poetry Week – Maureen’s Obsession

Poetry Floweth!  Here’s another poem that’s crossed my desk.  This one is by a fabulous lady who is an emerging entrepreneur.  Her name is Maureen and you can visit her blog to learn more about the struggle that is sustaining a business in Nairobi. She has great insight on how to face some of thoseContinue reading “Poetry Week – Maureen’s Obsession”