Fatuma’s Voice

    #FatumasVoice is a figurative gesture for a platform whereby young people meet to talk about the evils happening in the society and how they could solve them, their hopes for the future, their life experiences as well as networking hence expanding their social circles. We do this through poetry, live music, motivational talks, […]

The B.O.G.O.F.

  Being Only Great Of Finesse presents, “Mine to Move” An afternoon of moving, sincere lyricism and art On Saturday 11th May 2013, the Being Only Great Of Finesse events presents, “Mine to Move” a live and active anthology of poetry, music and visual art at the Hilton Hotel Nairobi. The event runs from 3 p.m. […]

STREAMS…Where Haven Art

I want to imagine a relaxed afternoon of art lovers who have come together to experience love. I want to imagine people dancing to calm rhythms and beautiful melodies from a live band. I want to imagine deep and sleek poetry lines piercing through the hearts of souls, a decorated runway on which models grace their […]

Lonely Woman

I watch you! Walk in the city streets With faces green, black and red Are we the citizens our freedom fighters bred? For whom they lost their precious lives in dirty bloodshed!   I watch you! Sleep in tendrest pretence Passing by beggars in your suits Your stomach fed Wearing scorching smiles But your heart’s […]

Paint it! Stitch it! – Audio

Paint it! Stitch It! – Poetry Spot Performance. 2012

Kenyan Child

I come from a world Driven by prejudice Where tribes build bridges Peace shred into pieces My only malice Was to be a Kenyan child And there they made me blind Only pain that reigns me inside Tell me to hope again What about the tears my mama cried? Times that broke our ties The […]

I Eyed

Different and calm So did quiet emotions come Washing me with queer agapeness Stun Looking away, my eyes returned Fragile and tranquil Flown by a driven wheel For I eyed Unpardoned passion A center of deepened  devotion To the sweetness of life No, my eyes not lied She speaks into souls Fills volumes into broken […]

Let Me Know

When the sun sets without a warning Darkness ruling the morning The ugly dew of pain dawning Unmasking hidden truths But let me know why Love laces tie, hard Why being good brings bad Even when I try to understand Let me know why times sore Whenever high you want to soar You don’t lie […]

Until Am Ready

I cannot sprout See the world out In my innocence Drive life with doubts The world is a hard farm Full of men so proud Until am ready Let me fool in my childhood Till vitamins ripen my frame Emotions are vices I want to tame Go spree your happiness Broad chest on fallen quests […]

Achamin, Chamanenyun

Beloved Pardon me for my heart’s illiteracy Love has no school I cannot play truancy I am jinxed By a mast called trust But I must Engage myself in deep expression Chamanenyun Deliberate me Into your liberating highs Till I shan’t be an escapee Of your webbed anatomy Love not a laugh Beloved For these […]

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