Mackinnon Road train station lies along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway near Mariakani town. The most outstanding landmark here is the Mackinnon Road Mosque that was built as a result of the tomb of Seyyid Baghali, who was a foreman at the time of building the railway fabled for his tremendous strength and according to many, charmed … Continue reading The Mystic of Mackinnon Road
the distance between two days the hesitation between two heartbeats the silence between two secrets the hurt between two hopes the insanity between two illusions the certitude between two surprises the conspiracy between two coincidences the weight between two waves pay heed to what lies in between
Another interesting assignment from my poetry workshop The voice is a wall that's watching you. Yes, a wall! The first poem should be during the day, the revised one at night Both poems to retain the same word count Wallowing Indeed, ears we have Alas! No tongue To tell her of my longing For those soft … Continue reading Wallowing
and one fine morning the starfish and the shell a mismatched couple though they were decided to venture away from the sea a day out, they excitedly thought away from the tidal timings and its monotonous movements and so they shuffled along politely declining the seaweed's offer of camouflage ignoring the noxious jelly fish' s bid … Continue reading tears of a starfish
Poetry by a young prince, age 7
Rivers and lakes are drying up. What can we do about this?
dealing with grief, a year on
of culture and a special type of love
A magical evening of Sufi devotional music
silent poetry, as clear as night
What secrets does the night hold? What is it that lies beyond light?
A happy accident - closer to home
a dedication to the silent power of a gentle man
the loyalty of love
or the love for loyalty