Tag Archives: moving on

No Respite

Just another ordinary day. You’re in a land far away. I wait by the phone Thinking I might receive a call But, all I ever hear is the Distant sound of a squall, Beating down the window panes. You chose … Continue reading

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Moulting

Sunset skies, a dash of drama, Splashing a palatte of water colours on the horizon. An early Spring evening turns palpable As twilight streams out through the clouds. Eucalyptus trees swing in the wind. A flock of cranes follow an … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart

It is the last day of the year. I lie in bed watching the shadowy length Of the winter sun intertwine and flicker Like a vintage movie being projected on the wall. It tricks the mind much like the year … Continue reading

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The Gift of Unanswered Prayers

Pale amber sunlight lengthens its shadows across a day that seems more autumnal than wintry. There is something incredibly sad when dried up leaves carpet the ground and the trees stand bare, stripped off all shades of dignity. I feel … 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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A Fickle Heart

All I really needed was you. Yet, I’ve erased you out of my books now. But, I’m still on your case. When I’m no longer even looking for you in every corner of every street. My fickle heart seems to … Continue reading

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The Song of Forgetting

Forgetting means to see things as they are not Of trying to remember a time before I knew you. I try to remember a time when I never knew Of what’s lost to me in trying to let go of … Continue reading

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