i'mma afrikan IIIgabriellion/ess on the rise,minotauraziza

betwixt en between,

addis ababa, dar-es-salaam, kampala, en malindi…

coast

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in a (not-so) foreign land.

i (en ai) was re/settling (there),

in an/other place, not here,

because I wanted to get away from HOME.

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dis epic is the lists of (almost/forgotten) legends,

en how we left home and founded empires elsewhere.

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nairobi’s myth is bursting from it’s CAPITALised status

nairobi is too many ghettoes, not enough communal/public land,

high walls in suburbia, and the [structurally] criminalising the poor en working classes,

fed-up pigs, [isolating sexual minorities]

(even dem) yearning da tables fi turn,

but they turn a blind eye to all the fat cats,

intent (other/wise) on killing and robbing the children of the/poor/people.

yes, Afreeka is my home,

riddle me this

riddle me that……

tell me a true story!

L is for…..

lotus

lotus

the lady of love

shift…

in paradigms,

anything but politics

about what boundaries are in movements and speech…..

i (we)  have transgressed continously through/out my life,

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(now) comfortable with (our) darkness en uncertainty.

story.teller

story.teller

content with beautiful,

soul/mate/comrades.

 brothas en sistas

 twingodsworking hard for our freedom……

love(ing).our soul.of.blackness…..

non-western

non-western

L is for.

[for i (is)]

 a                                                                                                                           LONG MEMORIED

wom(b)an

 L is for…..

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[call: hadithi? hadithi?   response: ?]

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