Thin raindrops that awaken the serene beauty of the tropic down the Nile Washing away slavery and bloody patches of color in brains Show me one more pebble drawn with illiterate art Are we animals?
I wonder how many moons have passed We lay in silence searching for life in our boxed darkness and all we have are past memories of who we were before we shed our blood and ground our teeth before we trusted the soils to warm our skins with smooth lies of hope that we may […]
It began with a poem until they told you that poets are untrustworthy and stupid people at the time, I never cared much except that you lamented on their inadequacy and like everyone
Hey? Hey, yes you? Do you know these sounds? That seem like they’re replacing your eyes with the ocean
Vumbi, udongo, maji, mlimani kwa babu, nyumbani. Kariakoo Sokoni-Mawazo | by Yusuph Mkangara Elimu Yetu | by Yusuph Mkangara Ndoto za Babu (Mgeta II) | by Yusuph Mkangara
Welcome to the day I decided you were the one. Lips brushing as rain drew patterns on old windowpanes. The day the stars fell into step with the jazz beats of our hearts, As though they too swayed to Miles Davis on moonlit wooden floors. You were unlike any other jazz tune that my ears […]