I Call Ali, I Seek Ali

A magical evening of Sufi devotional music

almost forgotten

The first rain and a cat's longing

deceptive is the chill

Nairobi Rain

Memories of Nairobi Rain

Ancient Connections

(for the teachers who found me some came, taught, left others still grace my life) ~Ancient Connections~ with a voice that melts lyrics like warm honey reminds of the gentle fragrance of incense what higher form of devotion than the offering of eternal music that echoes in every heart unseen are ancient connections unbroken though … Continue reading Ancient Connections

World’s End

Hi everyone, Something different in this post. I would like to introduce you all to A Tang Poet from Nairobi. This blog is about the Complete Poems of Li Shangyin Interpreted into English by Mark Obama Ndesandjo. At the end of last year, Mark introduced me to Li Shangyin's poetry and I was so enticed by the … Continue reading World’s End

Edge of Nothing

at the edge of nothing and beyond nothing i found even more nothing it is this nothing that holds the stars in their places the same nothing that is between each cell in my body that space where nothing exists where nothing is extinguished that space of uncreating creation that space of indestructibility the nothing … Continue reading Edge of Nothing

No Ordinary Lion

No ordinary lion Nature crowned his mane The colour of night Halo around a sunset Born victorious None could challenge him At the pinnacle of his rage Yet when death ambushed him Was Mohawk even aware He was fighting a battle? No time for a final roar Just a crown The colour of night Halo around a sunset … Continue reading No Ordinary Lion


When I was in boarding school, I used to visit a really delightful little chapel. Though I do not believe I really appreciated the experience of going to a place of worship at that time. Non-Christians had a Prayer Room, but I opted to go to the chapel. I was about 12 and sitting on benches … Continue reading Yeshua

Pilgrimage of Prayer

A barren land Renowned for its dead It was in fact A piece of heaven That earth held onto Few recognized it They were the pilgrims Against a rising sun Whilst the sand was still cool Barefoot in black They inched towards the shrine Their first pilgrimage or a regular Gratitude and remembrance In a … Continue reading Pilgrimage of Prayer

Searching… A Dedication

Melodious voices call you five times Will you not respond? Or are we searching in the wrong places? ~~~ (He lives not within the walls of His house, but in our hearts) *** Dedicated to the innocents caught up in the atrocious ongoing hostage situation at Westgate Mall, Nairobi, Kenya. Please pray for those still … Continue reading Searching… A Dedication