Daily Prompt: Believe

via Daily Prompt: Believe What Happened To Uganda, The Country We Were All Proud Of? The early 2000’s to which most of my age-mates and I gain our political knowledge were great times to grow up into. The economy was stable, the doughnuts and food were cheap and sizable, education was cheap, we attended  public…

Alone

Sunday mornings are meant to be relaxed,but I don’t feel the calm a single bit,So I try to recollect the conversations,Browse through texts, stickers and emojis,hope that I’ll discover something new,Anything to bring back the heights you brought to life. The things that helped me get by when you were away,Now offer momentary happiness,I smile…

Stories for H: The One With The Fish That Entered the Taxi.

Dear H,On your way to the Holy Grail, you’ll sometimes have to sip from plastic shapeless mugs, but it’s okay and I hope you’ll have the humility to recognize the shapeless plastic mugs for what they are; vessels that will curtain raise for the fine wines you’ll eventually get to sip in your golden chalice….

Someone Else’s Turn

It’s 4:00 am in my bed, but who’s keeping tabs.It’s that last message that I sent,how inconsequential it seems now,Thought I knew how goodbyes work,but now it seems unlikely,Thought we would outlive the pandemic,but turns out we were never strong enough,We got beat. So I’ve learned that it doesn’t work out for me,tried many times,so…

Stories for H: Man Plans, God Decides

“You may make your plans, but God directs your actions.” Proverbs 16:9 Dear H,“Man plans but God decides, so sometimes you’ll make plans, but things won’t always go your way”I had the rare chance of studying while young thanks to your grandparents who enrolled me in Primary one at the age of 4. This, with…

Stories for H: I Hope You Outlive your Fears

Dear H, “We must travel in the direction of our fear”. John Berryman For years I lived in fear, sunk deep under numerous waves of fear and I let them take charge of my life.In a way, my fears varied and ultimately came to determine how I lived. As a young boy my most intense…

Good company

I Sit through those movies everyday,Feed you cookies and watch you try to resist,grin in confidence that as always you’ll eat them,In between movie scenes, I listen to those stories,About cousin Debbie who makes pizza every other Easter,hear about Joel’s new job at the hospital I pat your hair and chase mosquitoes,your woes float in…

Stories Addressed to H:

February is here and with it my return to blogging sixty-two days later from my last blog post, It’s been a great two months of planning my return to Blogging, spent some good time procrastinating about it too and putting it off until I opted for February since it would give me enough time to…