should have told him:
it can’t ever be all
that you want it to be but still
the monsters are inside
there are no doors left
Kate Hampton is an assistant editor at Kwani Trust and worked as associate editor for Jalada 00 and Jalada 01. Raised in NC and schooled in DC, after three years in Nairobi she has returned to the US in search of her next adventure. Her writing has appeared, or is in press to appear, in Bakwa, Chimurenga, The East African, ESC[zine], Jalada and Kwani?.