Weakened 

You stay because  You will to change him. In your Sunday school class  You had learnt that once the devil was an angel  And so you try to see the good in him  Ignorant  of the fact  People often forget who they were  Once they become who they want to be .

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A drift 

Wasn’t born this way Poison,I crave,I pay No,wasn’t brought up this way The mirror taught Love today,as did yesterday Same mirror forgot Creating walls with blind eyes Walls of rules,religion,politics,education,taboos…. Casting a hypocritical light labled right and wrong Swayed by the weight and depth of coin But For those who want to go beyond Ones […]

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Desert 

He made love to you  While trying to find me, Looked at you  As though your eyes would Reveal the reason  For my departure. Kissed you like your lips  Were burning with my name; Your moans gathering, He tries to find my tune. You stayed,didn’t you ?  Tried to show him what lies within you  […]

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His and Mine 

There is so much history in the way he looks at me , Some sort of memory dancing in his mind reflected on how his eyes brighten up at his stare . We met at a party by the beach. I had never been to the beach . He asked me if I had ever […]

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Dear Wangeci 

Hey guys , this is a letter to me from anxiety . That bloody bagger has been bothering me for sometime now . Am proud to say i have gone a month without amitriptyline. Am getting better. Prayers and encouragement are helping out . Comedies too . I can barely read but am making an […]

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The wives 

From Ijeoma Umebinyuo’s book, “Questions for Ada”                                     ∼ ∼ ∼  When your husband returns Reeking of his lover’s perfume Do not question him. When his lies fill the room, Soaking up the air, His neat smile painting his […]

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