The Crown Prince

The bell tolls; the king has just died. Kairo, the crown prince, a weakling boy of sixteen runs through the castle.
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I’m getting ready for a late afternoon run. I need to make a decision on a contract that is sitting in my inbox, and I need a clear head.
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Proverbs 31 Woman

I meet her on Thursday at the barbershop. She’s the masseuse washing my head and giving me a massage. “Kwani ulipotelea wapi?” She asks.
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Dating Maureen

Paul walks quickly while looking at his thin watch. He stops a lady on the road. “Can you tell me where Kencom is? I’m late for a date with my wife.”
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Sins From My Balcony

A youthful woman has just opened her door from the next flat. She’s in my direct line of vision. She knows if I lift my head from my book, she will be all I see.
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Mama Kibe

Mama Kibe moves slowly. For a sixty-year-old woman, she seems to have lived over a century.
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Gecko Problem

I find him in my kitchen sink, in the morning. He startles me by how quickly he moves. Small, crawling animals often inflict a certain kind of terror.
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She remembers that this venue was his pick for their date. She had wanted a more uppity location but he had insisted on this one.
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It’s raining in heavy sheets and my 5:00 am alarm is going off somewhere in my blankets, in a muffled sound. I make for it and grab my leg instead.
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Forty and Failing at Love

I didn’t think I would be forty and failing at love, yet here I was at Kasarani Police Station reporting the woman I loved.
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Hi. I'M Kisauti.

I’m the author of Drug Paradise which is available at Text Book Centre, on Amazon and from me. I drop new pieces here every Wednesday. Subscribe and follow me on social @wakimuyu to get updates on writing projects and sneak peeks into my life. 

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Eight Years of Toxic Love – It’s the most read story on the site, and for a good reason.

The Broken Man – I was flat on my back. I had just quit my job to give writing a stab. I started selling things in my house and when there was nothing left to sell, I ran for the village.

From the Dirt – Some people come from humble beginnings, I come from the dirt. 

The Sponsor – Its a free world, you can do what you please but choices have consequences. 

Rich and Dysfunctional – Money makes the world go round but sometimes it just makes our heads go round. 

Chips Funga – It has very little to do with fries, maybe the take-away part.

The Girls I’ve Loved Before – A few life lessons from the few (very few) women I’ve rubbed shoulders with. 

Forever After – You might be in the wrong place if you think this has a Disney like ending.

Lust Not Love – The heart wants what the heart wants and so does the flesh.

The Bachelor Pad – I take you in and show you how I live. Try not to step on the carpet, I just vacuumed. 

A Man and His Tears – Yes, men do cry and it’s beautiful.

Ripe For Marriage – Oh, did I mention I’m a bachelor. My parents are always prattling about marriage. Have a seat. Listen.

35 Years Apart – My mom is a sage. I’m always learning from her well of wisdom. 

To My Little Sister – A letter to my sister. It brought the waterworks.

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