BUMBLEBEES ARE NOT ACTUAL BEES

I really feel like I owe my devoted readers an apology and a box of chocolates for ghosting out like a boy who’d accidentally made her girlfriend pregnant. Well let’s all say that might have happened and we go back to listen to me whine about young life and all its mysteries. Do you ever…

If I’d write you songs to make you fall in love…

When I was little, I loved reading great classics by Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson and all the greatest writers who ever lived. Reading these books inspired me. They made me laugh (Barbara Kimenye) and cry. They made me create a little world in my mind. These books offered me the best company…

SEX

“Ask your teacher”, “Am busy”, “You will learn after school”, “We don’t say that here”, silence…..”I see you are curious now, eh? Must be that Michael boy you hang out with”, “More silence….. Those were the responses easily shoved at our young inquisitive minds trying to peer beyond our African homes. If you responded with…

Honest lies

I’ve never known her name. I wish I did. It never occurred to either of us that circumstances would lead us to need the very thing we both ran away from. Each other. We were teenagers stupid and senseless. This story already seems like it’s leading to sex. Oh how I wish it did. As…

Enjoy it while it lasts

I’m a sad soul like most of us in this life. We all seek perfection and the ultimate ‘success’ so passionately that in the end we forget that that’s not really all that counts. We go about our way forgetting to live in the moment and enjoy the struggle. Enjoy the little moments, for when…

My Byzantine Memory

The concept of life is an unexplainable phenomenon and the fact that we could easily take it is, to say the least uncomfortable. I have never forgotten how sick she was. Her mind was myriads of disturbing thoughts. She was depressed; forgotten by the world. She wasn’t smart nor was she stupid. She had learnt…

18

22.6.2018. That’s my birthday and the number 18 has absolutely nothing to do with this article unless of course you’ll decide to count the number of “Q’s” I’ll use henceforth.( I just wanted to use a big word I don’t really think ‘henceforth’ fits nor is it a big word but what the hell!) Anyway…