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The word “forget” is such a heavy word especially when referring human being you last spoke to ages ago. I had forgotten about her. Burried her and built a tombstone on her grave in my bottomless pit of memory. A place where memories go to die with no hopes of surfacing up in my subconscious….

Drug Dealer.

The first time he was told to try it, he was sure convinced that it was not a gateway drug. Homie was taking diazepam pills just to make him forget things. Things he didn’t want to remember. Things that brought a bad memory to him. Those bad memories often jostled him back to reality in…

Not Good At Good-byes.

Your name is Keith, Too much pleasure is pain for you. Your girl spites you in vain. All you do is complain. You both need something to change. You both at the edge but none is willing to take that jump off the cliff. So one night after work, everything be working well for you…

When His Father Went Away For Cigarettes.

The hour hand of the clock had struck nine, giving the impression of a perfect right angle. It is in mind the sports bar we are in, is packed full to the brim. One would be scared to think that its contents might spill out like an overflowing mug full of beer. It is a…

(Ibby) C 105 – Voi Town

Somewhere in Mikindani-Changamwe, there is a line of stalls which has many shops and cafes. It has a semi-wide corridor in which children play along. At the far end of the corridor is a makeshift garage. There are a few guys dressed in overalls who have all manner of tools popping out of their pockets….

Tales Of An Uber Driver.

A few days ago, I was really late and decided to take an uber to my destination. I hate being late and could not stand the nuances of having to deal with the matatu shenanigans on a rainy day. The uber driver who picked me up was a young chap who seemed to be in…

Chapoo.

Circa 2018 to early 2019, I used to date a girl. She was one of them fine weirdo chicks but you would end up ghosting because you could sense how crazy she was after a few encounters with her. Okay, guys, easy – she did not have a such bad personality. She was a good…

Gee

This is a true story. The person wished to remain anonymous. As she narrated various emotions surged through. Hope she finds the peace she truly seeks. “If you knew the story of my son, his dad, and I, perhaps you would judge me. Maybe you would view me differently.” She says.  She removes a handkerchief…

Out Of Love

“He knows that I have fallen out of love with him. Our marriage has hit a dead end. He knew it when he touched me and I did not respond to him the way I normally do. It was just not the there. The feelings I had for him just vanished.” Agrippina told me. We…

Arctic

Everything is in order when it goes into a black hole. Time and age is playing catch up on her. She discarded all the naughty nights for niceness. She landed in a very common crisis. She discovers that the good guy she is having is not the type of fun she wants. She used to…