Tag Archives: life

Something borrowed

Post Views = 711She slumped against a lamp post. It was a Friday night, and the cold was biting to the last nerve. A billow of smoke whizzed through the air from a ciggie in her left hand. It is the only thing that fought against the cold she was feeling. She puffed it with such a want, like her …

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Just find it

Post Views = 544Ever asked yourself why your life is miserable, or unhappy or unsuccessful? Have you taken your time, at some point, and asked yourself whether life is worthy living? Ever sat down, slouched your head over a corner and questioned life, and why other people seemed to progress but not you? Is there a point in your life …

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I want to start living again

Post Views = 1105Life returns to me at around 10 in the morning. It is Saturday but I don’t have any plans to attend church. Of late I have been feeling languid courtesy of too many thoughts. They overwhelm me, and at times leave me helpless. I had made my mind that I would not go to church the other …

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Where shall we go?

Post Views = 691Where should we go, we who meander in this no man’s land looking for better selves? Where might we go, we who have gone in and out of similar courses each day? What should we wear, we who have strolled exposed now that we have depleted all designs? What should we sing, we who have sang and …

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When I die

Post Views = 1067There are two things I fear courting- sickness and death. Sickness weakens and ages your soul. The soul gets torn and at that moment of sickness, I usually feel like a mango seed after every steak of its meat has been devoured. Sickness slows your steps to those of a toddler trying to walk on two for …

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In this life we run

Post Views = 999It’s been a month now since a small seed sprouted at the heart of Karatina. A seed bought from a market. Full of old women. Round women. Women with turbans on their heads. Women whose hands are rough because of handling money, and to be specific a lot of coins, their huge breasts acting as banks. And …

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