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MarchChallenge 30 articles
An article a day by Wr. Dismas

DAY 30: I’m Awful at Goodbyes.

‘Goodbyes.’ I replied. The silence that followed conveyed a shared understanding. I glanced at them, their eyes emitted warmth and love, and a profound longing for things to stay just the same. ‘I am awful at goodbyes. Tomorrow I will be gone before dawn. See you later buddies.’...

Dismas Okombo
. 2 min read

DAY 29: Addicted.

Today let’s address the last skeleton in the closet. When I started the writing challenge, a casual proposal from my friend Eunniah, it never crossed my mind that it would be the road to freedom. Today let’s remove the last nail from the coffin....

Dismas Okombo
. 3 min read

DAY 28: In One Picture.

Loud shriek in a frightened voice, barely recognizable to me, escaped my throat. I lost my stability and scrambled to the ground. Then the reality that someone had attacked me dawned on me. I lurched back to my feet. A rock in both hands....

Dismas Okombo
. 3 min read

DAY 27: Caught in The Storm.

I strove with all my might to attain the top agility, but I never moved. Irritation gathered in my heart, mixed with fear and anxiousness, and I became helpless. Suspended in the nightmare, waiting for the lighting to strike....

Dismas Okombo
. 1 min read

DAY 26: On Religion.

If I go to church and remain obedient to the faith of my up bringing, because it is what the society expects, because while growing up I was branded a ‘good kid’ when I did so. How different would I be from a domesticated animal?...

Dismas Okombo
. 4 min read

DAY 25: To Win My Heart.

And I have learned to cherish the eternity in the seemingly insignificant moments of everyday life. I will straightforwardly charm you with a smile and complement your curvy legs in the most poetic lines. But beyond that, I don’t easily promise. And so, if you’re of carefree spirit then read on....

Dismas Okombo
. 2 min read