TO BUILD A MONUMENT

TO BUILD A MONUMENT

i have known false teachers who swept me beneath their words, forced me out of my orbit to fly under the radar and made it clear that i had nothing to offer. and although my spirit broke when death simultaneously…

SOKARI EKINE: A Poem at Peace with Itself.

SOKARI EKINE: A Poem at Peace with Itself.

that wise place is in you, warrior o, where the prophet talks, and visions are cautiously told. where men are fine as goodness itself and women are strong as baobab. you, one-woman army, carry the heavy when wata done pass…

PATH OF THE SMILING SUN

one of the solos in my head keeps chanting that uncertainty is the best way to contaminate time.   i, myself am not sure what i am meant to scream to that because i am already living the truth of…

Guys fucking guys...

Guys fucking guys…

                      Lugardia kept us in limbo Shackling us with sex in Our see thru straitjackets “You will marry the man We choose for you,” said My frantic father followed By…

Come Away My Love

Come Away My Love

For my parents   “Come Away My Love” by Joseph Kariuki  Come away my love, from streets Where unkind eyes divide And shop windows reflect our difference In the shelter of my faithful room rest There, safe from opinions, being behind…

WORDS BIG AND SMALL

  rings and roses vanish, fleet and pass without leaving a trace. but words are forever so, speak for this love lives on words and words alone can ink themselves deep into my heart and not rings, not roses, not…