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A Heart Map

there is a map in my heart, drawn in blood lines, and battlefield scars, traversed by rivers and roads that speak of soft dawns, and, an intense twilight. there is a map in my heart, that smells like the heat … Continue reading

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A Feathered Soul

Soul is such a jaded word. But, because of you I connected with mine today. Yes, after a long long time. I woke up to see this tiny feathered creature in a glory of green and blue sitting on the … Continue reading

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Rainy Nairobi

Nairobi’s been raining on me since dawn. The drizzle in my heart matches the rhythm of the one that falls outside. Ominous clouds still loom in the distance across the rows of electrical lines, and, over the tree tops. The … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu

A slow, dark rain falls. Load shedding, candlelight, And, a bad cold aided by spiked sangria Make me nostalgic for another night in another land When a rainy spring night could make a lotus bloom. This is not a nostalgia … Continue reading

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Circle of Memory & Riddle of Life

Do memories have shapes? Like small words with big bubble shaped meanings? Or, like the weird shape of a foreign country on the atlas? Have you ever been spooked by one that hit you like a bullet, Or, did you … Continue reading

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Whenever It Rains

The morning sun squints at a half-opened eye, A raindrop shines. Lying in bed I wonder why we dole out more love to some people over others, We complaint sometimes that life is unfair, but aren’t we all? It must … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

It’s a mild winter Sunday, and, also the start of a new year. Pondering about a year of relationships that like a runaway train went crashing off in unwanted directions,   I wonder if it’s warmth of love or heat of … Continue reading

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