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k'eguro @keguro_ Nairobi | kegurom@gmail.com

feminist | gay | black | imagining freedom

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Joined Twitter 6/15/18


@yarrow8899 that is AMAZING! Thank you! (Now trying to figure out how to snuggle cuttings of that here! Or seeds?) @ToroChero It's such a pretty flower that I forgive it for flopping! @chris_mungai @BeverlyOchieng @LutiviniM Listen, even me I don't know why I watched Neighbours! We all have THAT sh… https://t.co/aEn7zCUROf @KikoEnjani (not irritated with you, irritated by the question, by how those who ask it keep asking it and keep cir… https://t.co/VGlXVfI539 @KikoEnjani sweet Jesus I hate that question so much I've blogged about it for over a decade written academic shit… https://t.co/2Dlw6nHkUk @chris_mungai @BeverlyOchieng @LutiviniM You don't even have the excuse that there was only one channel to watch! @BeverlyOchieng @LutiviniM @chris_mungai me I am seeing an anthology being compiled and a podcast and a documentary… https://t.co/VRpSpoCDi5 @ngwatilo I have many many many many! except I can't tell which ones are for which @chris_mungai Yes, please explain. What were you watching? Me I never watched that! @GacheriNdumba I love how you said you "just remembered" them! Now I'm imagining you were there watching it all! @GacheriNdumba I'm thinking from 1492/1441 onwards (and sometimes before) I'm pretty solid on that historyI appreciate when powerful people say banal shit. And it's amplified as profound. That shit is great. Like: NOB… https://t.co/KSum6ubAsYHow are you looking after your heart today?
Retweeted by k'eguro @CareyBaraka (email—in profile—we'll see what can be said) @GacheriNdumba I'm trying to think of how we might thread it through colonialism, because there's also that history… https://t.co/TLE4R7j87S @GacheriNdumba IT WAS THAT MOVIE! @KikoEnjani I will always trash talk radishes UNTIL MINE GROW PROPERLY! @KikoEnjani Space. Radishes. I wonder how that will affect their taste! @ngwatilo for you? I will risk surprise! @sridala I was too lazy to harvest the radishes—which are lies—so I let them flower(every time something appears in People's Daily, I remember who owns and distributes that "free" newspaper)Dream loudly. Dream out loud. Dream reckless, ambitious dreams. Dreams are living things. Water and weed your drea… https://t.co/t1VBnOWIPP
Retweeted by k'eguroWhat soup would you prefer to be drowned in? @blaineedwardz at least it's a cold soup could have been cream of mushroom"I was off to witness one of the worst humanitarian crises...The Mediterranean sea is only 2,400 miles across... bu… https://t.co/y27kqzgRkM
Retweeted by k'eguroFailed a “Are you a human? Which of these are crosswalks?” test so I won’t be able to sign up for your email newsle… https://t.co/seypJNfsiv
Retweeted by k'eguroIf you don’t tweet for a day or two it is hard to get back into it and then suddenly whoosh. All the garbage starts… https://t.co/SRRuGNjbAb
Retweeted by k'eguro @ngwatilo Yes. To all of that! Yes! @aleyakassam amazing!Serving Pattern https://t.co/EvWfptdVBt
Retweeted by k'eguro @aleyakassam it was a lovely surpriseMarigold? Marigold! https://t.co/BtLHk3vbBTsweet potato, radish, potato, radish https://t.co/FVzEXxHdbhpink https://t.co/mpjzIpqf3z @DrJonathanRosa Best. Recommendation. Ever. @DrJonathanRosa "their yeasty arguments elevate the field to new, bready heights"(lastborns: we know how to keep ourselves amused)("kegurian excess" was coined when I was in graduate school, so it's at least a decade old, and now you know it exi… https://t.co/zbvWfCy7TJ(that sentence might be an example of what a friend has long termed "kegurian excess")"Their floriferous prose create bready and oval interventions into stale debates with amaranthine skill and biscuit elegance."Adjectives you might use: Yeasty Bready Biscuit—figure it out Amaranth—figure it out Parallelogram—figure it out T… https://t.co/78t6DPKHGNI might ask some of you for letters of recommendation I recommend you start drafting in January complete drafting… https://t.co/BYeVdNku0p"I get close to the house. I stand by her grave and say a prayer for her rest. I touch the typewriter on which she… https://t.co/dm4H0NHD7k
Retweeted by k'eguro(snitch tags get blocked)we need to normalize "barely learning about what the twitter thing of the day is and then wildly riffing on it in c… https://t.co/d4Rv41xjj2
Retweeted by k'eguroCongratulations @DesmondCole!A huge congratulations to @DesmondCole, whose important and essential book, THE SKIN WE’RE IN, just won the 2020 To… https://t.co/OxNBAB0c7s
Retweeted by k'eguroIf you don’t twerk when I serve my food and I removing it from your table and kicking you out. Get them hips and bu… https://t.co/YcOftSbhfw
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Retweeted by k'eguro @MarinaTsapliina oh, I like that a lot!All these reality shows built around chefs are going to have people thinking they're all poets-philosophers.
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12/1
2020
Slow braised blackeye peas with swiss chard and lightly jerked oven roasted halibut. https://t.co/N8C3wBrGpE
Retweeted by k'eguroHoliday reminder that I wrote two books and they make good presents (in my humble opinion) https://t.co/rOkxjrvk1W https://t.co/zOYvnJsY9s
Retweeted by k'eguro @Raaheli (you read my mind)"Getting cast as the political spokesman for all Black people requires exactly two qualifications: be Black and hav… https://t.co/c9dwwk5Lqr @Raaheli Beyond Word Salad is Word Stew @MarinaTsapliina I appreciated the reminder about the relation between performance and performativity, though it's… https://t.co/PQc9icg8Qo(I'll never be a writer like some of you who "get lost" in the process and "emerge from a haze" having written "two… https://t.co/O0lhxNXfeH @BigMeanInternet I'll read your summary! (See: clever friends read and then you borrow from them!) @BigMeanInternet I've tried with Bourdieu—I can't figure out his prose I've survived because very clever friends summarized stuff for meif you can't explain Austin on the performative and the constative Derrida deconstructing that Butler moving gend… https://t.co/NAHFFQrqS7 @BigMeanInternet How did this word move from Austin through Butler to whatever it is now? (Not sure I need or want… https://t.co/CLaRF92rv0How cute were dystopic films about people trying to STOP not spread a deadly virus?
Retweeted by k'egurohttps://t.co/NeC4gEnjcr(also, I'd totally watch a movie based on a fictional Solid Gold dancer Surely one exists!)I hope all these people who've newly discovered Dionne Warwick will listen to her wonderful earlier music! @KuiKihoro Ta-imagini!you think? https://t.co/PEtuXGaRV6
Retweeted by k'eguro“The sky’s white with November’s teeth” Ada Limon, “Carrying” https://t.co/2XDGnndzC0
Retweeted by k'eguroGreat-grandmas, grandmas, aunties... https://t.co/YpFjSFIPyo
Retweeted by k'eguro @ducorwriter @Sugarintheplum (Neelika has been, briefly If nothing else, she can confirm I live somewhere beyond and alongside the digital) @scott_a_ross This is fantastic!https://t.co/4OyfrWw11n
Retweeted by k'eguro @DrJonathanRosa When posthumanists stop cannibalizing nonwestern (Indigenous & African) thinking to write silly pro… https://t.co/cXybMLxoLf @jobitek Congratulations!it's wild that the discussion went from the "Black atlantic" to the "atlantic world" and, therefore, from Black sch… https://t.co/3DRvN0qGfm
Retweeted by k'eguroBreathe. (Somewhere in Kenya). https://t.co/VK1VlhLLLm
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Retweeted by k'eguro @gerrycanavan @zunguzungu (we know he's fancy because he drinks TEA) @DrJonathanRosa typos keep us humanBlack culture and practices associated with Black people have been criminalized all throughout the Americas for gen… https://t.co/WZRYDMSHG7
Retweeted by k'eguroThe bad news is that too many Black people are defining what is and isn't appropriate behavior for us based on viol… https://t.co/LUoJgLeh6g
Retweeted by k'eguroSad to see Black people argue in defense of “etiquette” and deride other Black people based on behaviors they assoc… https://t.co/LFS5A0QLhL
Retweeted by k'eguromusic - nonbody - ghost
Retweeted by k'eguroI made stir fried rice noodles with vegetables, garlic, green onions in sesame oil with a splash of teriyaki sauce… https://t.co/kBJL6f64gq
Retweeted by k'eguro(one thing I do enjoy about zoom tings is I can just throw on a scarf and put on some lipstick)
Retweeted by k'eguroHappy Independence Day Barbados. Let’s hope you eventually get the kind of leadership that will actually transform lives.
Retweeted by k'egurocaptured our hearts, enraptured our souls, contained our viruses, detained their babies
Retweeted by k'eguroWe've liberated Issue 2 https://t.co/VP5KZ87eFI
Retweeted by k'eguro @GrosMorne29 You were threatening their money!Starting today: #MNourbesePhilip, joined by a wonderful array of writers, presents a 10-day, durational #globalhttps://t.co/pGkQMrstBo
Retweeted by k'eguro @rasmengesha23 Kenyan. Radio.“So much things to say right now, so much things to say”. REDACTED.
Retweeted by k'eguroAudre Lorde https://t.co/lwgP1XoCbr
Retweeted by k'eguroAnother fortnight, another newsletter - the second-last of the year! In this edition I'm thinking about the "futili… https://t.co/NU5qCKDMFE
Retweeted by k'egurohttps://t.co/cVfgToyine @Thisbhanu Thank you for so much you've brought to this space—thought, dream, reflection, beauty, possibility, imagination. @lizvlx My email is on my profile. Email is better for me.(These are not "partnerships." These are African institutions trying to access resources from European and North American institutions.)(And when African universities tell you they are trying to "build and enhance partnerships with North American and… https://t.co/RdqTkmjqNz
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