The words of a reluctant spoken word artiste

Poet Abigail Arunga displaying her anthology of poems titled Akello launched on August 18, 2014. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE |

What you need to know:

  • Her impatience with the establishment soon becomes evident acrobatic word arrangement, abrupt and unexpected punctuations and slang that must shock.
  • Lacking in titles, Arunga’s poetry is numbered and interspersed with that of Kylie Kiunguyu.
  • This young author is one to watch and from her chrysalis may emerge a butterfly so iridescent we’ll be amazed.

Akello is Abigail Arunga’s maiden foray into the literary world. Her collection of 85 poems is neatly packaged in a little black book with a multi coloured heart of neon. It should catch your attention. While Akello is her middle name, it also means “I bring” or “I have brought”

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