A friend asked me this question today. We were by the road waiting to hail a probox (a public means of transport here-meant to ferry four passengers, but usually ferries eight or nine depending on size) and she’d been thinking about the turn her life’s taken. See, I learned that some ‘aha’ moments asail you … More What happens when you set out alone?
If you want immortality, marry a Writer. If you do not want immortality, but rather a taste of memory, a lingering of the unforgettable, then date a Writer and here’s the thing, be certain of what you want before you pursue a Writer. We are vicious with our words. We’ll cast you as a stool, … More You and I: A short story
What hurts you? It’s the way you ask this as though it were a confessional, a moment between two souls, not people. So, I turn and smile and you shake your head then shrug your shoulders. “You always smile when you are angry, or when you want to break down and cry, why is that?” … More Pain
June’s here! May has been good to me and I can say there’s more for me to learn at work and also with writing. I am looking forward to traveling a bit this month and opening up to possibilities of opportunities beyond my comfort zone. Looking back on the books I read in May, I’d say … More June: Updates on life and writing
You know I love you right? I could probably say it better, make it mean more than just a confirmation of a declaration, but when it comes to you, Oh, you unsettle me. You scatter my wits and where my head reigns you reside. You know what’s mine before my heart declares it. We live … More You know I love you
I haven’t written another book since wrapping up Sifuna, I fear I may be going crazy. Not crazy in a downward spiral way, but crazy enough to be restless and spendthrift in buying pencils, writing paper, stick-notes, highlighters and my latest craze is 30 centimeter rulers! I’ve just bought two. What for? Well, it so … More Monday Coffee
I love you like rain. Your presence is felt before your touch is felt. Dark skies for those moments you do not wish to be nice when you’re conflicted. Light showers like the bits of ‘hey, I just wanted to check up on you,’ or ‘who is stealing you away from me?’ or ‘your laugh … More I love you like rain