Pseudonym. 

Who am I? Why do I need to hide? Why pretend to be something else? Why me? Why you? At which point did you cross over into my dimension? When did you decide to float into my world, and wallow in my wavelength? A glance held briefly turned into an eternity of light anchors, trapping…

Desire

I’ll give you my heartbeat. He wouldn’t even give you a second thought. I”ll give you the sun’s rays. I’ll split them into golden lines and forge a crown. I’m a (s)wordsmith. I’ll steal a star. I’ll dig a tunnel during the day. I won’t get caught. I’ll … The acoustics of grass. The dance…

Thika Road

Pangani, 6:45 pm The motorists make way for ambulances. A few drivers take the opportunity to get ahead. ‘Aren’t we all?’ he thought. The man sat alone in his car. He stared out of the window into a picturesque twilight. He had had a long day. As he sat in the time of day filled…

Honey.

He remembered her. He remembered that perfect sculpture, that physical manifestation of the sculptor’s mental image of who she was, not what. It was a still image. They say that if you speed up the video of a car passing by, eventually the car disappears … She stood in perfect hue, the perfect balance between…

A Wooden Bench

The allure of distant novelties. The desire for that which is slightly out of reach. The craving for that which you could only hope for, the dream. The vision.  A thousand ways you will slice this cake. A thousands nights you will bake it. A thousand ways you will imagine. A thousand days you will…

Silence.

It is a grave mistake for a man to assume that other men are inferior to him. It is indeed horrible to assume that one is a righteous man in the counsel of the wicked. Or that one is a wise man in the counsel of fools. If knowledge were a rare thing to possess,…

Bleak. 

I find myself in strange places. I find myself in classrooms with very little to gain. I find myself in bed, most times wishing I could have a few more winks, but knowing I need to go. I found myself in the rain, so I ran to the shelter. I found myself discouraged, and this…

You Should Be Here

She said, “Live beyond your means; the universe will provide. Life will come through, and even if it doesn’t, you’ll have lived. Life is always fair. Haven’t you heard of karma? ”  She liked the finer things in life. She liked the stars. She liked how they sparkled. She liked how champagne made her feel…