The scoundrel sat in a dingy, smoke-filled room, in a building more uptown than any other in the city yet most downbeat. As music played faintly and distantly on the vinyl player in the corner, he nursed his drink contemplatively. He gloated, in a twisted sense, at how the very bar he sat in was … Continue reading FATALE
The Bee. Mi nilimshow.Mi nilimshow hao wadhii ni wazii but akanishow zii:ye ndo fastbodii Koch, Kibich,Mukuru na Huruma na ye ndo kusema.Nilitry kumshtua wasee kadhaa walikuwa wamededi juu ya kudeal na hiyo mbogi na kumess mless tu but akanishtua ati kaa Corona imemtii hiyo mbogi watamweza kweli?Ah,si hiyo reba ikadie.Saa si tumetulia tu.Kiasi kiasi tunaskia … Continue reading Shaka!
They say people do crazy things for love, but I do crazy things for food. Specifically carbs. Specifically those made from wheat. I'm talking pasta, bread (like that pretentious-sounding but magical kwasson), cake, pizza, chapati. If food had celebrities, wheat products would forever be on magazine covers in perfect lighting and with expensive garnishes and … Continue reading Spend the Night with Me
By Seth I watched her walk by the shore, the sea whipping around her bare legs. She looked desolate, caught up in the moment. I watched silently from the balcony as the girl I had grown to know and love… no, she was no more. The girl was still there, but her soul was gone. … Continue reading Another Person
I want my simple life back. Simple, thought-free life. The waking up with no worries at all. The occasional lie to the parents that you were coming down with a severe case of the flu only to catch up with the missed Ben 10 episodes – that by the way you wouldn’t have missed had … Continue reading Simple Life
If you are the type that bites your nails when nervous, then the past few weeks must have left you bleeding. But what else would have been expected from you when the presidential race was a nail-biter or simply put, a race tighter than your gir... (pun unintended). As Chebukati slowly crunched the numbers, speculation … Continue reading That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles
I have always been curious to find out who was the first human being to exclaim 'Oh God!' What section of the world were they from? Which god were they referring to? Were they happy or sad or both at the same time? The section of my brain with a chronically bad sense of humor … Continue reading Oh God!
Three days. It took them three days to notice her absence. Said days had been silent, peaceful even, and not once did it occur to any of them, to be peculiar. The evening was also quiet. Not the normal quiet. An unusual quiet like the calm before a storm, a sort of premonition of doom. … Continue reading Day 3: Confusion.
She needs a break from the sick twisted nightmare she calls her life, and the endless black, the nothingness that is the night always seemed to work for her. So she opens her bedroom window and stares outside. She hears the ocean's waters calling to her, just like they did to Sasha. She hears the … Continue reading Run Away Child
Your presence propels me deep into the beauty and grace of being with you Let me caress you, let me hold you, let me bring stillness into our breathless existence You may think you are not special. In a moment of existence, you are the center of my universe. Let’s be consumed by the passion … Continue reading MY ERATO