Closer Inspection

But, if you pay close attention, they are coming back.

The ones that you thought

you had destroyed.

The ones that you thought

you had left far in the past.

They’ve been watching,

learning.

And, if you pay close attention, they are coming back.

 

On twitter a troll is pushed back under the bridge. A venture capitalist ventures into the wrong territory and is quickly exposed. Unkempt hair is celebrated. And there is more and there is more. There is a restructuring happening. Paradigms, as they have been famed for, continue to shift.

 

There’s more to supporting entrepreneurs than motivational medium articles and random talks.

– Phares Kaboro 

“Africa Can’t Entrepreneur Itself Out of Basic Problems”

– Ory Okolloh

The problem with victim blaming as a national narrative is, eventually people begin to take things into their own hands. And, the more they do things, the faster they realise where the pain points exist. Eventually, they begin to share these pain points and identify the common denominator. Then the fingers begin to turn. Then the fingers begin to turn. And, if you watch closely enough, those who cast the gaze, now find themselves observed, learned, known.

But, if you pay close attention, they never left

The ones that you thought

you had destroyed.

The ones that you thought

you had left far in the past.

They were here. Every second.

Listening.

And, if you pay close attention, they never left.

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