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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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Unknown Depths

I have an ache in my heart as I look at the ocean. The setting sun seems to be almost soaking in it, while the sea of a quarter and a half life’s crisis stares at me out of a … 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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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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Will It Rain?

A summer night in Lagos, Heat evaporates from the Gravel that I have paced For a month now.   The stillness outside Is dulled by the generator’s droning. A sudden lizard’s screech Sends a chill down my spine, Almost waking … Continue reading

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