Cave Bird

  I know a place Where wings don’t fly And honey flows in dreams The sun is placed behind bars Where darkness feels right Comfort, the life Dead comfort There is a bird That lives inside a cave Oblivious of love Or the flowers That give colour to breath She wants a life In a […]

Be My Poem

Could you shape words into lillies Metaphors into feelings Could you write me a poem With the colours of your heart in it See my soul through a simile And name my smile Or sing of me in a sonnet Can you see the ocean in my eyes Its waters lie deep Anticipating your allusions […]

I Am Poem

Do not be mistaken This is not a poem I am the poem The reflection of a battle on fire The wings flying against the wind The eagle hungry for bait Because these words search for the living dead I am the unbelievable story you are yet to hear Do not be cheated by my […]

I Am Not My Tribe

Sometimes I feel I know nothing about life But I do know something about Kenya I come from the gustily windy, hilly terrains of rural Ugenya Where huts form bungalow sorts of flawless beauty An ambiance of warm soothing atmosphere But really, I was born in Pumwani And all my life My home has been […]

Sitawa Ignited. The Junction, Business Lounge. Jan 2012

Dass Ethiopian Restaurant, WORD UP LIVE! Jan 2013

Aoko

My poem’s persona Rosette of honor On earth, dearth of true beauty She rains like manna Walks with a sunlight banner Burns A peace donor Fresh shiny flesh Scents of refined Rexona Her kisses delight Aspic Lights lives Aoko Daughter of the western lake The water From which many men Dream to slake Slathered with […]

Be Still…

Evening Dusk dawns on your heart’s floor Your soul, sold to mould Pale, a murky house without a door Afflicted with daunting taunts You want to die, pain haunts Coz you’re running out of bullets On the battlefront I’ve seen you walk weak In the red light district Oh I was there too Lost in […]

On Stage At Sitawa Ignited August 2012

       

Lovette Loriet

The profound look in her eyes A cherishing cherry Sad ridden merries Hidden sweetness of a sour berry She smiles like a bird’s chirp Lucid cherubic heart An extract of cool crystalline sap Swum in the turmoil stair cases Of long chilly love-lorn gazes A salty ocean of dirt Confusion and deep hurt Motions of […]

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