Kenyan Poet and writer Njeri Wangari featured in Season one of Tinzwe media’s Inside Wants Out – An African Poetry podcast
Poem: Arrested Tongues
A year agomy tongue got arrested roaming the streets at night on Silent Avenue her charge,possession with intent to distribute on herwas an ounce of wordswhich when inhaledcauses loss…
Poem: Mooko-Hands. Celebrating the life of Arthur Kinuthia Thindiu
Hands- A poem about grief & a Daughter’s love for a Father. In memory of Arthur Kinuthia Thindiu, a son of Wangige.
Poem: Colours of Prince’s Purple Rain Ran Red
A poem that captures the importance of the #BlackLivesMatter movement
Poem: Visiting & Paying Homage to Prince in Minneapolis
This ode to Prince was inspired by a visit to his hometown Minnesota last year in May following an invite by the Still Water and Oakland Middle schools to teach poetry to the 5th and 6th graders for two weeks.
Poem: There is beauty
There is beauty is a poem I wrote in memory and celebration of Wangarì Maathai, her fighting spirit to ensure that our children, grandchildren and great children get to enjoy nature, to see the beauty of their country Kenya and learn the importance of taking care of the environment.
Poem: Analytica, Analyse This
The weaver birds made their nest, the land of Wakanda held them firmly in Africa’s soil Kenya, a country of […]
Bassey Ikpi for the September Edition of Kwani Open Mic Poetry event
This is perhaps the most exciting news I have received today. Nigerian born and American based poet Bassey Ikpi will be in Nairobi for the September edition of Kwani Open Mic. I…
Poem: for the sky above us and those lost to crimes against humanity #147notjustanumber
Standing here It’s beautiful outside tonight Tonight, the sky seems lit by a million stars We can trace out the newest shooting stars track their paths and whisper wishes under our breaths…
Kwani? Open Mic relocates to Phoenix Players
Nairobi’s longest running performance poetry platform, Kwani? Open Mic commemorates its 8th year with a switch to new venue, Phoenix Players. A beloved fixture on Nairobi’s arts and culture circuit, this spot…