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Lessons in Taking

I remember as a little girl I overfed the gold fish. It died. I was heartbroken because I did not know what I had done wrong. I thought I must go on giving endlessly. Growing up, I had to relearn … 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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And, I wonder

The clock strikes 2 AM. I stand at the window watching a dust storm brew in your trail. I am thankful that you did not stay, because I wanted you lost. I must admit though I cannot help but conjecture … Continue reading

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Just A Ramble

last night was very still, the air was pregnant with expectation. when i woke up this morning i could smell a whiff of rain trailing the wind that rocked the chimes on my balcony. sipping on my tea i could … Continue reading

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A Coastal Summer

an intense nocturnal downpour, thunder struck the neighbouring tree, my heart crumbled. i woke up in a far away land by a vast and murky sea, unable to smell salt or hear the water sing. pondering on the sweltering weather, … Continue reading

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Puddles & Potholes

short rains in nairobi, potholes season, and puddles that persist cars keep falling.

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An April Haiku

change of seasons, even if you ignore it, like pain it demands to be felt.

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