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Blue Bloods

My head is whirling, spinning in circles. I fear heights. They make me jittery. I have always feared heights since childhood. While my age mates crossed the bridge at River Ella to Yao village to play with the kids from the neighbouring community, I stayed behind for fear of falling down the gushing waters. That… Continue reading Blue Bloods

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You Should not Be Here (Another Dance)

Two hours and counting but you still cannot get enough of the DJ. You wish you could affectionately grab her bum, give her a peck and hold her tight to your chest. Never letting her go. But you are freaking straight. At least that is one thing about your life that you are sure of.… Continue reading You Should not Be Here (Another Dance)

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Entangled

In  my  mind  I  saw   her  face No,  not  her  face I  saw  her  heart In  my  mind  I  saw  her  heart  come  face  to  face  with  mine In  my  mind  I  saw  how  my  heart  drifted Like  hers  pushed,  shoved even,  mine  away I  saw   how  with  each  step,  mine  made  two  away My … Continue reading Entangled

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The Eclipse

 It  was  a  special  day  for  everyone-the  day  of  the  eclipse.  People  waited  with  anticipation  and  unabated  breath  for  the  second  hand  of  the  clock  to  kick  the  10.17  mark.  The  scientists  had  said  that  it  would  occur  at  that  time.  In  unison  people  waited  for  one  common  thing  announced  by  the  scientists.  They  had … Continue reading The Eclipse

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When They Met

The days were dragging. At a belly like pace. It felt like they would start a new week on a Monday, overlooking all the hang-overs and the ‘blues’. Then at the tail end, on a Wednesday night, God at that moment seated on the throne, a pipe probably in hand, smoking, pointing and gesturing and… Continue reading When They Met