Redemption

What takes a lifetime to build but a second to destroy? he asks. I look at him, we’ve been fidgety of late. Of late means the past three days, four hours and thirty seven minutes. He asks “what takes a lifetime to build but a second to destroy?” I sip my coffee.  I am unwell … More Redemption

10 Reasons Why: Blue

Javans favorite color is blue. He is also a Blues fan, not that kind of blue, Chelsea. He’s a fan of Chelsea and I know this because the number of times I have been dragged to those games or had my eardrums filled with statistics outweighs the countless times Maggie has told me I am hopeless. … More 10 Reasons Why: Blue

10 Reasons Why

I have had a crush on Javans for six years. If you think this is a long time, then Maggie says it better “that’s long enough for someone to get a degree and a masters, na kama ameenda Europe hiyo miaka mbili imetosha Masters na PhD.”  Maggie has no speedometer. She also knows how to … More 10 Reasons Why

Like Tea

Like tea… You asked, “What am I to you?” And I said, “You are like tea, I can have you any time.” I do not need you, but I choose to have you in the morning, at ten o’clock, at noon, a few minutes past two in the afternoon, at five and at night before … More Like Tea