Tag: By Denise Kavuma

Reflections

The Deaths I have Borne

  By Denise Kavuma (MD) Every time I have read a story with even a hint of action, I’ve come across this sentiment: it is not easy to kill. Usually, it is said by some tough-as-nails general with a high kill count, who, in a rare show of humanity, is trying to comfort a wet-behind-the-ears junior that has just killed […]

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Short Stories, Tale Africa

Family is Family

By Denise Kavuma, Uganda: The room was pitch black and he waved his hand in front of his face, grinning weakly as all he could detect was the current of air the movement created but couldn’t see anything. It had become something of a fascination with him, his mind fixating on the action as some form of escape from the […]

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Series, The Doctor's View

The Doctor’s View: Fighting Death's Sting

By Denise Kavuma, Uganda: Life is annoyingly unpredictable and for those of us who survive solely on the straining but tight grip we have on whatever control we can garner, this volatility can be quite devastating. I once had a love for pregnant women and wanted to spend my life helping them but passion sometimes burns itself out and after […]

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