Interview with Nelly Cherry


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Good Morning and welcome to another bi-weekly edition of my interview series. Today, I’m interviewing the talented, inspiring, seventeen-year-old, poetess, and writerNelly Mgendi who prefers to be called Nelly Cherry from the blog Nelly Cherry. Please take time to visit her site, she has many gems of poetry to be read.


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1. Nelly, Please Tell Us About Yourself:
 My birth name is Nelly Mgendi but I have adopted the name Nelly Cherry and that is the name I prefer to go by. I am Tanzanian by birth and currently living in Kenya.
In a nutshell, I am adventurous and I like to discover new things. I’m funny and as some would say, I am quite the drama queen. I was also raised in a humble religious home.
When I was younger, I never liked poetry or writing whatsoever, even though, I…

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5 thoughts on “Interview with Nelly Cherry

  1. Nelly, hello. I’ve just read your interview at Mandi’s blog. I really like your responses. You express your process and your growth with clarity and zeal. Your poetic work speaks to spirit and freedom. You have strong visions. Thanks for sharing from them in your verse as well as the prose in the interview.–Christopher

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