Tag Archives: life

The writer’s curse

Post Views = 17409 Man was born to live either in the convulsions of misery, or in the lethargy of boredom. And if life, the craving for which is the very essence of our being, were possessed of any positive intrinsic value, there would be no such thing as boredom at all: mere existence would satisfy us in itself, and …

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At 27

Post Views = 8894 One day when I am older, retired with some good sum of money in my bank account, I’ll spend time in the lush golf courses of Kiambu swinging clubs because really that is the swag nowadays. Once you get some dough, you embrace things that looked childish to you back then when you were poor. You …

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Depths of despair

Post Views = 6012 I find her a challenge, one that in spite of all she has done continues to stimulate; and so, the conversation in my head futile as it may be continues and I’m left to wonder, have I simply failed to find the answers to the questions that preoccupy me? Or can they not be answered at …

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One for the Heart

Post Views = 6026 I think he is the only person I ever tell my shit genuinely. He is the first person I ever told odd things about me, dark things, without ever thinking twice. I open to him like you would extend your arm to a girl for a dance, without caring if you’ll trip on the floor during …

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A chapter of my life

Post Views = 3644 It is extremely difficult to lead a simple life nowadays. Life has become more complicated, demanding and competitive that it has lost its zeal… I don’t know whether it is life that has lost the zeal or it is we who have made life difficult for ourselves because life is just life, we cannot affect it. …

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Friendship jewels: cut or hold on to them?

Post Views = 1904 I have always been afraid of losing friends. I lost a dear friend in recent months and now am on the verge of losing another. On both counts, a misunderstanding has occurred and then fueled greatly by egos. That is to say that the first loss could have been avoided if we hadn’t allowed our ego …

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