Impressions of Wundanyi

Three things I always look forward to when visiting Wundanyi; the misty evenings, the library, great laughs and peace of mind. The library the tops the list. It rarely has people and has gems of books some of whose last-borrowed stamps read the early 90’s. This saddens me a little because I think books get…

OUT THE IRRELIGIOUS CLOSET (At Last!)

Journal from July 5th 2014 Mum called this morning to ask why I have been so quiet. I still don’t talk to her much but I make a point of calling her at least once a week- and I think more than a week has whizzed past so far. It’s Saturday morning and I was…

IDYLLIC

Like wrapped gifts I love days like these

BELONGING

What blessing has sheWho knows notWhether I am deadOr living Or what ails meFrom time to timeWhat power has sheOver me? And what right has sheTo decideA course in my life? What blessing has heWho has never given a centTo cloth youOr take you back to schoolWhen sent homeFor fees What blessing has heOver meWho…

JUST BETWEEN US – a family tale

Its black The lights are gone Its not sleeping time yet so we sit in the living room In the dark mama calls for a candle Iget up to fumble In the drawers they stay in Nothing The candles are over Ma cusses Brother retaliates They argue for a while Each right Then big sister…