Within 2 days of her arrival, I started noticing subtle changes in my house. You see, when I hang my clothes, I make sure the hooks are facing away from me. That way, I can easily get the hanger off the hanging rod. But since Linda moved in, she had started hanging my clothes with […]
He was running out of patience, becoming more anxious by the minute. The mild pain was growing to a sharp one; he could tell from the regular wince on her sallow face. The long line of cars’ taillights was not helping. Even an ambulance would take too long to get to where they were. Afraid […]
It started with a toothbrush. It’s always the toothbrush that announces the arrival of another. Hers was red, mine was blue. And when back then they stood facing each other in the tiny cylindrical basket, they looked like enemies sizing each other.
Hesabu lugha ya dunia. Shairi ni ya mkiwa. I wrote my first Swahili Haiku when I was in Tanzania and I had decided to challenge myself to write Haikus. Swahili is technically my native tongue, however, because of my immigrant status, I actually speak English better and with more confidence. I worried about what my […]
Tell us about yourself in a summarized manner? Errrrrm, first, I am a human. I was born in the middle 90s into an average family. First of four boys and son of a dead father and a living mother. I am a serious non-conformist who does not give a hoot about what people would say […]
I am a man, I have few strands of hairs under my jaw, I have a baritone voice, I have few whiskers above my upper lip. Again, I stand up to urinate. Finally, I have erections every morning when I wake up. The reason for this unconventional and outlandish style of starting an essay is […]