Friday 17 November 2017

Stolen Letters: Episode Three

Dave and Noelle 3:20 am, Nairobi. Noelle is mesmerised by how absorbed Dave is with what he is doing on that computer. His energy...

When I’m With You

The scent of your perfume, Always seems to blind my senses, Awakening fantasies and memories, Of our naked bodies entwined. When I’m with you...

Stolen Letters: Episode Two

Noelle 1pm. Nairobi. She uses office lunchtime to daydream. She likes to have little meals that make her feel better than most because she...

Third Floor

Is it our secret cracking your bedroom wall like leprosy?   Did the wall see me sneak in that night like an experienced thief,...

Stolen Letters: Episode One

Dave, 3:00 am, Nairobi. This is a story that deserves to be told. It is the story of two Nairobi lovers who have lost...

I Am Nobody…

His eyes did it; how brown they were. A lighter, softer, more liquid shade compared to her deeper chocolate ones. A sadness in them;...

Once A Storyteller…

“Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.” – Emily Dickinson   For as long as I can...

My Mangled Muse

I know his heart broke…and somehow, I looked at him that day suddenly saw the crack in his chest. I saw its jagged edges,...

Letting go; Part two

Here you are, my darling. Soaking your soul in this strangely comforting bath of nostalgia. Letting its bubbles caress your skin at rest. You...

I would

You ask me if I would go. If he, the one. My one. In years to come, long after the air has forgotten the...

Letting go; Part one

The end of this love story, ironically, comes with the same tragic simplicity as it had in the beginning. Our interaction again mediated by...

Slowly getting there.

When you meet a person for the first time, one of the natural questions that waft into that (mainly) insufferable talk has to be,...