Tag: creative writing

Six in the morning

Six in the morning

“Why are you looking at me like that?” That was the first thing on Wambui’s mind as she woke to find Otis, short for Otieno, staring at her. He stared deep into her eyes not knowing what he was looking for. A twinkle, a spark, an invitation to […]

#DearAbi This Is How A Heart is Broken

#DearAbi This Is How A Heart is Broken

Dear Abi, Hope you’ve been well and started the year on a positive note. I’ve struggled to pen this missive over the past few days, attributing that to either the complexity of the subject or the difficulty I currently face trying to write of late […]

The Fifth Draft

The Fifth Draft

“Writing is not easy”, a friend once lamented and I must admit the past few months have not been easy for me when it comes to that front. Like a traveler lost in the desert I’ve been seeking my oasis – the source from which […]

Cain

Cain

He walked past the world, face down as if in converse with the earth. His feet kissed the pavement, blisters for love bites, as his toes slowly caressed the concrete. His was a blank expression, a mask to hide the battles ranging within. A blanket […]