Voice of Revolution
To write, especially about anything which can be interpreted to be political, or that exposes the brutality going on in prison, was considered to be a big crime.
This anthology testifies to the fact that in the final analysis victory was ours.
It is evident that the maximum security of Kenya's prisons had failed to prevent me from thinking and writing and to break me.
The poems expose the fascism that was going on inside Kenyan prisons.
At the same time, they ridicule the maximum and cruel security which is used to intimidate, threaten and torture patriots and poor citizens in prison.
It is a reminder that what is happening in prison is a reflection of what is happening in the country in general.
For under dictatorship and neo-colonialism, Kenya is like a big prison.
Mwandawiro Mghanga - former Member of Parliament of Kenya (2002-2007) and is currently the Chairperson of Social Democratic Party of Kenya (SDP.
He is a prolific writer of poems, short and long researched essays, plays and short stories.
His writings are inspired by the ideology of socialism that form his philosophy, world view and way of life.