Linda’s Diary: Entry 15

Friday, 28th February 2014 10:00PM. Dear Jennifer, Faith’s case was mentioned today and she was released on a five hundred thousand shillings cash bail (which I paid from my family’s savings). I decided to pay her a visit for a small talk. My lawyer told me that she was a bit reticent about giving detailsContinue reading “Linda’s Diary: Entry 15”

A Fat Fall

Yay!! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ The weekend’s rolling on sweet, everybody. I hope you’re having a whale of a time. πŸŠβ€β™€οΈπŸ„β€β™€οΈπŸš΅β€β™‚οΈπŸ›€β›Ήβ€β™‚οΈπŸ€Ό As always, it’s time to eat and drink πŸ›β˜•πŸ₯‚πŸ§‰ and to take ourselves on a little tour to the moon. Let’s go.πŸŒœπŸ§‘β€πŸ¦―πŸ§‘β€πŸ¦½πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒ Today, I thought about a high-school mate who loved eating like I had never seenContinue reading “A Fat Fall”

Revisiting “The Grab”

It is International women’s day and my friend Shobana Gomes reminds me that this poem would be befitting for this day. Women are such a wonderful and complex creation. Through their wisdom, they hold families and homes together and form part of every dream and future. I’m grateful for all the wonderful women I’ve metContinue reading “Revisiting “The Grab””

Against War, Against Timonism

I’ve heard the sound of feet matching,swords clinking and hearts shaking;terrible war merchants rushing,selling fear and death to the peopleat the cost of their blood and wealth;I’ve heard the rumbling of gunshotsand the tremor of artilleries, drones,zeppelins, tanks and flamethrowers;I’ve heard it all close to my doorand I’m cut to pieces with fear for whenContinue reading “Against War, Against Timonism”

The Grab

What was it that drew you to me?Was it something on my face? –the cute little smiles I made?my fresh kissable lips?the ripples on my cheeks?the bewitching gap between my teeth?Was it my long ebony hairor my raised cheek bones?my ears?my nose?my eyebrows?What was it? Was it when you saw me promenading along the shore,myContinue reading “The Grab”