democratic monarchy republic

the construct called the republic of kenya espouses democracy. citizens get to choose between competing dynasties and wannabe nobility.

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that sense of belonging in policy arguments and the definition of politics in kenya to ethnic supremacy battles. the question of declaration of support to an English Premier League club. Our team beat your team. language you would imagine best suited to Roman Abrahamovic.. chelsea fc – MY team!  and with the betting craze they put their money where their hearts are.

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defend the kingship – (whose?) – our kin(g)ship.

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cut down a he-goat

stab it severely

burn it whole

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curse s.k . macharia.

curse his business

curse his generation

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for betraying his community

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maybe an equivalent of excommunication or exile from the tribe would make the curse more potent. and maybe another tribe would welcome him with song and dance and a he-goat slaughtering to bless out the curses uttered. i know a few communities whose collective average wealth would shoot up substantially.

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i wish david ndii, boniface mwangi, john githongo, maina kiai were billionaires… (don’t look a gift horse in the mouth) at least i don’t have to defend our kingship’s mishaps and missteps along with all my kin as vociferously as i otherwise would be forced to.

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the republic of kenya’s citizens are subjects that never learn their lessons.

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bless their ignorance

bless their poverty

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for we are together

defending the kin(g)ship

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rutophobia

william ruto; raila odinga’s heir apparent.
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maybe the former might not yet know this … yet. well, but neither do i.
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rutophobia shall not have a destructive effect on its intended target’s tribesmates as has ‘government’ sponsored railaphobia. i guess. on account of the cultivation of alternatives to his (ruto’s) chieftainship. the astute politician that he is could have an inkling of this and pre-emptive strikes may have been instituted to ward off any pretenders to his chieftainship. the success of his shock and awe camapign i do not know.
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but i can listen to k’naan
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” Here’s the 5 steps
In hopes to explain it
One!
Its me and my nation against the world
Two!
Then me and my clan against the nation
Three!
Then me and my fam’ against the clan
Four!
Then me and my brother we no hesitation
Uh!
Go against the fam’ until they cave in
Five!
Now who’s left in this deadly equation?
That’s right, it’s me against my brother
Then we point a kalashnikov
And kill one another”
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raila’s people may welcome this with demonstrations in support of the ” spread the hate” ” spread the fear” assault. understandably its a temporary reprieve from the loneliness . a substitute whipping boy/tribe.
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on preemptive strikes: raila has been ruthless in silencing any ‘alternative voice’ not singing ‘baba… black sheep!!’. .. its a wonder how baba the black sheep morphed into ‘baba’s black sheep’. its even worse that baba’s tribemates became the black sheep.
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talking of sheep i get that john 1:29 …
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what was the sin?
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who sinned?….and against whom?
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http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/01/26/raila-phobia-used-to-get-jubilee-voter-numbers_c1492914

time

thinking..
about
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mortality;
and time.
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life says,
“make it!”
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(through)
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pleasure,
and pain.
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life says,
“make it –
rhyme !”
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pleasure ni;
ungekatsika,
“Jodo, nini hizi!! kilami!!”
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pain is:
life says, …
“make it . rhyme!”
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to
errikko,
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hapana, “kwaheri !!”
hapa ni,”Baadae.n !!”
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* salute

mortality

death
is only
the news…
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a blip
on my screen
……..an abuse
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so,
silence.
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don’t tell me,
just let me be.
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and i refuse ….
that’s my reality
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errikko,
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Baadae.

hello …

Hello,

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Hand holding a reluctant hers crossing a bridge over a river of muck.

In the dark.

All that mattered then to him was the moment leading up to the moment.

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Into her eyes

That does

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“You are shy..”

“You are looking into my soul.”

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“Tell me …. inappropriate or not”

“You want to kiss me”

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“Yes…”

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“So, what of it?”

“I like the thought of it

But

it’s the he act of it …”

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“Why?”

“coz I don’t know if it will be a hello or a goodbye”

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“Which would you prefer?”

“Hello…”

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“I’d like that too,

and then after?”

“…. Is this it?”

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“And now?”

“Let’s be friends”

“Let us.”

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Why is this Adele song … a sad song …

All this time playing on this dusty road

The worst thing they ever did was meet he thought.

Some dreams must never come to life. To ruin the fantasy.

My beautiful dark twisted fantasy.

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Back here,

She had time and space

For affairs of the heart;

…. Could you be loved?

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kwara

17/10/2016