Thirty-Two Dead, Eighty Injured, in Nigeria Market Blast

by Ssekandi Ssegujja Ronald


Sister, forgive us.
We are still buried
in French grief.

Try us, maybe
in the next life.



srsSsekandi Ssegujja Ronald is the director of Writing Our World, a Ugandan NGO that uses writing, debating, and spoken-word to empower young East Africans. His short story “Walls and Borders” won the 2014 Writivism Short-Story Prize for Eastern Africa. He also recites poetry and has performed spoken-word in Kampala, Kigali, and Hamburg.