Kimathi: A Fight, A Poem, by Rodney Rhoine

January 21, 2017 · 1 comment

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Rodney Rhoine, nearly 13 years old now, has been writing for us since 2013. He’s written about his favorite subjects and pastimes, the pain a father feels putting his hungry child to bed, and now a poem about Dedan Kimathi (1920-1957), leader of the Mau Mau Uprising, fighting British colonial rule in Kenya. Rodney has always shown exceptional confidence and imagination in his writing. We love encouraging him to further explore his talents!

Thank you, Johanna and Tim, for your ongoing support of Lift the Lid. We’re very happy to express our gratitude with Rodney’s poem. You can read it here or click on the thumbnail image below to enlarge or print a copy. Thank you, again!

Roine Rodney-Kimathi-Masters-Namelok-Jan2017

Roine Rodney-Kimathi-Masters-Namelok-Jan2017

  • Sara Goff


    I’m so proud of your work, and happy to share it with our donors! You have a creative mind and you’re not afraid to let it shine. I hope you recognize your potential to do great work. Our world is small, malleable even, when you know it’s in your hands. Keep following your heart. Keep using your skills. Achieving happiness and doing work that makes a difference is yours!

    God bless,

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