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The Day of Peace

Synopsis This is a self-consoling poem. The persona is assuring themselves that despite the challenges and problems they face at the moment, a better life awaits them in a place of peace and rest (which is heaven) after they die. When I wake up in another citywhere the moon and the sun walk in unity,whereContinue reading “The Day of Peace”

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Tour to Hell

Yey!! πŸ˜€The weekend’s rolling on, everybody. πŸ”πŸΉπŸ₯‚πŸ¨πŸ– πŸ›΅πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈβ›Ήβ€β™‚οΈ As always, it’s time to eat and drink and take a small tour to the moon.  Pick your collection basket and let’s go. 🌜😊 Tour to Hell There was once a man who longed to see what hell looked like. He kept craving for the place soContinue reading “Tour to Hell”

Comeback plus Song Release

What a terrible absence from this wonderful community! I wish I had the ability to reconnect with everyone I’ve missed at once. Haha. Fret not with me though. Been the busiest time of the year for me, one that has seen me procrastinating a few other important projects (moreso here) to focus on others. ButContinue reading “Comeback plus Song Release”

The Roaming Old Man

In my village, there was once an old man who loved to greet people, everyone including strangers. He also loved to roam about the village seeking to know about people’s welfare. Some people thought he was a bit nuts while others thought he was just being nosy. One day, a terror group arrived at theContinue reading “The Roaming Old Man”

I Dream

I stand by myself,beside myself,torn apart by myriads of trialsand tones of sufferings,yet I dream. Like a wrecked shiphit inimically by the waves, out of use to its makers,so am I,yet I dream. Seated calmly at the shore,I look into the warry seaand brave myself for the times, saying:It’s not over until I’m completely crushedContinue reading “I Dream”

The Blessings of this World

Mothers are like rosesthat thrive among thones,beautiful, strong, hardworkingdetermined, persevering and, most of all,tolerant. Mothers listen first before responding;mothers understand first before tacklingbecause that which they are dealing withare a product of their love. Mothers are much-neededin this world full of sorrowwhere kids are stricken with coldand calamities.Mother’s are the blessings of this world. ToContinue reading “The Blessings of this World”

Published at Spillwords

I’m happy to announce that my poem “The Image of a Sad Mind” has been published at Spillwords. Many thanks to Editor Dagmara K. and the whole team at Spillwords for accepting my work for publishing. The Image of a Sad Mind I know the image of a sad mindthat a broken life gives,I know:itContinue reading “Published at Spillwords”

The Lizard Son

“Chon chon gi lala… (Once upon a time),” she began narrating, “there was a man of the lake who said in his heart, ‘When I marry and start having children, I will take good care of my family.’ His name was Opondo. He was a fisherman at Nam Lolwe. So when time came, when heContinue reading “The Lizard Son”