Tag Archives: rains

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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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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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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Rainy Day

A sudden cloudburst, Traffic slows down in town, Moments in puddles.

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Tonight

Night descends. An electric pole short circuits, Bringing the dark, and, a dead snake that climbed it. Thickening rain clouds Hang like gray curtains around the red sky. A pall of gloom Stirs the air, conjuring up dull sounds That … Continue reading

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