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kentykhalif

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kentykhalif
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Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry. Junior researcher. Poet. Adventurer.

  April 2022     1 year ago

Submitted Poems 15 total

The man with the broken back.

He worked so hard and his back broke on that fateful day,
Such a tragedy to befall a toiling man more so on a Monday,
He could barely walk but he had to bear with all that pain,
Back at home he had mouths to feed so he didn't complain,
He was...

by Kennedy Mwangi

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I was busy trying not to die.

Sorry I missed your call,
sorry I wasn’t there at all,
sorry I had no time for y'all,
I was busy in the thick of it all.
I was busy trying to breathe,
busy crawling from underneath,
busy catching a breath of relief,
busy contemplating my...

by Kennedy Mwangi

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TWENTY FOUR

What comes to your mind when you hear of the number 'twenty four'?
Does it give you bliss or does it make you miss the numbers that came before?
It's a number that makes most people to really think about what life has in store
One moment you're...

by Kennedy Mwangi

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A cold night in June.

I was born on a cold night in June,
It was a dark night for there was no moon,
With a cry I announced my presence in this doom,
I calmed down when I heard my mother's humming tune,
People rushed in and suddenly happiness filled the entire room,
...

by Kennedy Mwangi

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The kind of lady that'd make a man kill.

She was by far the prettiest girl I'd ever seen,
I stared at her for a while and I swear my eyes had never been that keen,
I felt an urge to pull her close to me and ask her where all my life she had been,
She was perfect and for the first time...

by Kennedy Mwangi

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