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Dusk

A glaring August sun Pales into an inky dusk. I can smell the thundery air And, hear the children and dogs Chasing each other across The abandoned ground next door. A flaring flame lights up a flickering light As I … 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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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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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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