Tag Archives: life

I want to start living again

Post Views = 1255Life 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 = 824Where 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 = 1215There 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 = 1177It’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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A girl, a text and misery

Post Views = 1260You call on your pal on a Friday on your way to school. He is in his final year, pursuing a course that doesn’t really excite his eyebrows because to him it’s a matter of shifting goalposts later. He never does anything that looks like entrepreneurship, the programme his ass is taking. From the face value, he …

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To Those who Think my Wife is Ugly

Post Views = 4704It is five years now since I got hitched to the queen of my heart, Jane. Jane was and still is the love of my life. Our wedding was not full of grandeur or opulence as we did not have much money then. During our wedding, which cost us 50,000 bob, many of my friends boycotted to …

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