That there are many ways to kill a rat is an indubitable fact of life. A headshot or two can accomplish the task. Stabbing the poor rodent in a situation where proximity in a bloody ordeal appeals to the senses gets the job done too. However, choking precedes all the mentioned solutions, when you think … Continue reading Kwani Niko Nchi Ingine?
Who watches the news? I do. Not everyday of course. I read somewhere that news is full of toxic, negative energy. Sheesh. Bold words! But I’m not a conspiracy theorist. I like to think my thoughts and actions are simply my own. Rational decisions made after thinking long and hard. I wonder where this part … Continue reading WE DON’T HAVE THE CAPACITY
" I've looked everywhere, I can't find Jerry" Behind our house was a little grove of trees that led into a larger forest. My parents tried to fence the compound but we always found a way to sneak out. My brother and his friends used to take to a little stream deep in that forest … Continue reading Hapi
Everybody has an inner voice, whether it has a Kikuyu accent, speaks Chinese or has a weird love for sarcasm that contrasts with your otherwise gentle (or at least you think so) exterior. Maybe due to the structuring of the laws of the universe its rather hard to lie to your own self, in which … Continue reading The You That Lives In your Head.
The budding of new love is pretty exciting. They say it doesn’t get any better than that. The chemistry, the energy, the fear, the uncertainty of whether they actually do feel the same as you… All I needed to know for now was that I did actually enjoy being here with him. I enjoyed just … Continue reading Pistanthrophobia
In a long-forgotten time of past, a forlorn, indiscernible figure could be seen trekking through what could not be aptly described as a woodland nor a coastline. It just was. It “just was” in many ways because people had tired of speaking of it in whispers while simultaneously not putting a name to it. The … Continue reading The Bad Place
I hate being alone. Its not that I am afraid of the dark or the monsters that crawl underneath my bed. Its because when I am alone, I become lonely. I know…. I know. It’s obvious when you are alone you are bound to be lonely but for me there is more to it. My … Continue reading The Less I Know The Better
We’ve fallen before. The scrapes on our knees and arms make sure that out history of kung fu fighting in our backyards and playing superman off the couch is nigh unforgettable. We could also fall into open manholes, pits, depression (Yes, the twenty first century is adding new holes, physical and otherwise for us to … Continue reading The Mechanics Of Falling In Love
“I’m an ass man. “ “Naah bro its boobs for me. “ Now of course, I, your cultured purveyor of random thoughts in sweet sweet, braincell killing packages am not as boorish as to partake in such objectifying conversation, but for the sake of perspective, you can label me an ass man. (For academic proposes … Continue reading Face Value
Part I. Whenever I sit down to write a piece, whatever it is that crosses my mind I’ll do it longhand. I like writing things longhand. I find it that a computer depicts my sketchy thoughts as tidy when It’s clearly the opposite. If you chance to find my rough sketches of my handwritten half-baked … Continue reading Desperation