Rose Kanana

Rose Kanana Biography

Rose is a fourth born of six siblings. She holds a bachelors degree in Linguistics and literature and a Masters in sociology and community development.She is a humanitarian worker who has experienced population displacement within and without her country. Her literary work will revolve on a displacement dilemma, current state affairs, love and appreciation.

The Best Poem Of Rose Kanana

Spare Us Your Lies

With pomp and style we are entering a new era
We have pimped our vehicles
We have painted the vehicles- attractive
We have sewn the campaign regalia
We are gearing for a rigorous era
Shhh remember children are watching you
Shhh remember our ears aren't deaf

Spare us the vulgar words our dear politicians
Spare us your public mud slinging
Spare us your lies
For what we need is the delivery of services
That is why we cast our vote for you
You will spend every dime to lure us into your camp
Like sheep we will be immersed into your vain talk

Why are we this gullible in this era of civilization?
As you pick that microphone dear politician
Know that we so much look up to your word
Know that the society holds you accountable
Tell us what you will deliver for Wanjiku
Spare us your lies
Don't drain our taxes into campaigns
For we still have cancer to grapple with

The history we read stated that by 2015 all households will have tapped water
It is now 2016 we still carry water cans on our fragile backs
Tell us of good governance
Let those who have been working give us a profile of their action
We need no insults to those that labor
We need no perennial pomp

We are happy that you will feed idlers
We are happy that the youth will have perennial jobs during campaigns
But remember good governance is what we cry for
Remember that vanity is discouraged in Holy books
Dear madam-sir politician listen to your inner voice
Before you voice your words in public.

Rose Kanana Comments

James Mwenda 23 August 2016

The poetess has quite some thematic poems.I like her range of themes.Keep up writing Rose its such an encouragement to us.

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Collins Waswa 23 August 2016

Taking up a poetic challenge and sticking to the course is a milestone Rose. I like your work.Keeping to the course of current issues that we identify with is a plus.

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James Mwenda 25 August 2016

Versatile is what you are poetess. Keep us learning and enjoying

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Charity Karimi 21 August 2016

Rose brings out situations that one identifies with easily in her poems. I like the simplicity in delivering messages home.Kudos!

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Nancy Majau 01 September 2016

Your poems are creative and lovely dear.Keep it up

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Simon 09 March 2018

Great poems keep it up.

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Karen Kerubo 22 November 2016

Rose Kanana, you have a talent, i enjoy reading your poems when i have time. Keep up to the good work of writing we will endeavor to read them.

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Magar Bugwe 11 November 2016

Rose, your poems are the best! I have read some and I really appreciate them. They are similar to those of another great poet Nyota but more mild. Keep up the good work.

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Collins Waswa 22 September 2016

Where did the poetess go to? We need her back

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Ruth Nyokabi 07 September 2016

Rose, i have read a few of your poems and my thinking is you are a talented Poetess.Keep keeping on and you will get to greater heights.Kudos! ! !

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Rose Kanana Quotes

Stop and inhale the beauty of the world; it brings the best of you.

Forgiveness is the best medicine it cures what doctors wouldn't cure.

when a thief is chosen, the choosers are well aware that the chosen core competency is stealing-they echo the trait.

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