Substitute Teacher

Hey there. How has your day been? I hope it was as successful the way you wanted it. My name is Kazungu Kahindi, that does not mean much now, given I am new to you. However, Antony entrusted you to my care while he is away chasing dreams and the perfect bus pictures-he’s always had…

Nairobi Relationships.

You met at some bash, probably your friend’s birthday party because without connections in this era you will live to hurt the little guy down there. You exchanged contacts and within two weeks you both feel each other’s vibe. Having late night talks planning on meet ups and all. In a months time you are…

10

Today is the second day of October. It takes me back to when I was 18 years old. What a magical time in my life. Fresh into college & ready to rock the world.I, however, wasn’t ready to get cheated on and crash land into reality. It was all avoidable, if only I had the…

Larkshata

It gets tiresome each time a conversation heads down the lamentation path where eligible bachelor’s desire for control is usually the main trigger behind the pursuit of slightly younger women. This has never been the truth. An unmarried guy in his thirties preferring a 23 year old woman is not a condemnation to his older…

Cradles Profanities.

This pandemic understandably has been rough for everyone. Being inside was hard, seeing my family sick was rough, and dealing with it alone was backbreaking. The beginning was hard. That’s when in March I took a chance, I downloaded Tinder. I had never had any inclination to download it before but the loneliness compelled me….

Matrix of Emotions.

*To her,* I love you. And I’m pretty sure you’ve known that for a while. It’s not like I’m the most subtle man. Other people figured it out long ago. But I need you to believe that I get it. I couldn’t possibly love you as wildly as I do if I didn’t get it….

Next Life

In our next life, we wish to be rich. No, wealthy to be precise is the correct word. There is nothing noble in poverty. It withers away the day and night, for the invariable sauerkraut of greens. We want to dress nice, without having to sacrifice our meals. We want to travel the world and…

Saint John

It is not easy. It’s hard. But every man will experience it. A woman will break your heart. You’ll be alone in the dead of the night, listening to two sad songs on loop. Alternating between grief & anger. Some men will overcome it, some will carry the scar for life. There are three primary…

As Cold as Winter.

She woke up to the sound of her son laughing in his bedroom and her heart sank right through her skin onto the floorboards she had slept on. She didn’t need to wake, the night had come and gone without unconsciousness for even a moment. In seconds she was down the stairs and pulling on…

R for Raphael (3) – Mockery.

Previously On R for Raphael: R-For-Raphael-Earth Jahannam, One of the Dark pits, God’s diary. Lucifer: Hello father Yahweh: What brings you down here? Lucifer: Is it wrong for a child to visit his father? Yahweh: What is it that you want? Lucifer: It is lonely up there. I’d send my guys down to earth to…