Mojito Makes Me Cry

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When he died, how was that for you? I asked, feeling somewhat emotional. Sharlene’s eye bags were beginning to swell. Sharlene is this girl who, after she read Milkah's story here https://wanjikuthewriter.com/2022/11/21/double-daddy-issues/ she sent me an email, that read, “Foretaste: There will be suffering before we attain glory……” it sounded to me like a verse … Continue reading Mojito Makes Me Cry

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They Are Low Lying Extroverts

First of all, I want to apologize for delaying our wine. I should have served it on Monday. I know! But then, our country Kenya, was in the mood for celebration. We have sustained 59years of freedom and that is momentous. Even though we cannot boast of total freedom, I do believe we are not … Continue reading They Are Low Lying Extroverts

Love over Fear

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Hey guys! Would lend me your ears a minute. No, three, at most. Okay? Ok! So, is there anyone in this room who does not appreciate the magical feeling of being in love? Anyone? Love, God’s gift to humanity, is a cake, your flavor of choice, so sweet that everyone wants to partake, right? We … Continue reading Love over Fear

’22 Losses and Lessons

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This year 2022 has for me been a year of losses. I have lost quite a lot of valuables. Two of them hurt the most. One of the two is still a chapter hard to read from. Let's turn the pages for now, we shall come back to it another day. The other one, is … Continue reading ’22 Losses and Lessons

Double Daddy Issues

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Tough as it may. Kileleshwa is quiet. Not as quiet as it were a decade ago, but yeah, it's quiet. Like a woman on the first day and a half after she’s married. She cooks and cleans with some gentle silence, dressed in her man’s baggy shirts and boxers, making all humble gestures that no … Continue reading Double Daddy Issues

Loud Silence

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Photo Credits: geeh_photographer This Art is... quiet,Yet too loud to go unnoticed.I know the artist. Not personally no!But by interpretation of her creation.She's those folks who want their space to themselves.She's those persons who want to be loved,but when you love them,they will say you're loving them a little too much.that you're speaking to them … Continue reading Loud Silence

I Can Fall For You Forever.

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In the midst of the darkness that covers love,a darkness so black,blacker than the fiery Africa's slaves,I thank the nature of heart.It loves and believes even in it's brokenness.Mine, finds pleasure in loving you.I can fall for you forever. Meeting you was like...like listening to John Legend's Nervous,for the first time and knowing it would … Continue reading I Can Fall For You Forever.

Legends

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Anyone Can Be a Legend I'm a bit emotional today. People close to me have lost their loved ones over the weekend and I share in their grief by extension. For me, the closest I have come to losing a loved one, is a friend who was more like a brother. That is an indescribable … Continue reading Legends

Dawa That Heals Heartbreak

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Java Dawa Heals Heartbreaks Hey there people. Happy New Week! I know it's been a coons age yes? I am sorry I kept you this long. Katerina, I see you there smiling already. Thairu, I see you sir. Cphie, I can see the anxiety ma'am. Anna Banana, I see you looking at me with contempt … Continue reading Dawa That Heals Heartbreak

A Sip for Mothers

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Mother's are Heroes too It's such a dull morning today. Or is it just me? Anyway, we are going to rejoice and be glad in it whatsoever, sindio! We shall all make it lovely. And before we proceed, I am serving special tea today. Say what there? You said something at the back there? Wine? … Continue reading A Sip for Mothers

Je t’aime

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It's those big arms that press my head to your chest I love to write about Katerina. Because she doesn't mind that I write about her or that I use her real name. It's not often we find friends who allow us to write about them and so when we do, we are cautious to … Continue reading Je t’aime