Love like Fruits & Veggies

Love like Fruits & Veggies My Sweet Potato, Sugarplum, Honey and strawberry, I think of nothing but you, My delicious pumpkin, So soft, like a papaya Oh you make me, crazy like a lemon, I simply can’t forget you, My wonderful Arrow root lets meet in the garden, That place where the bananas grow.  Continue reading “Love like Fruits & Veggies”

Rain on Me

Rain on Me Fat drops, land on my face, Cold kiss, sharp kiss, Startling, refreshing I shiver; Minutes pass, I’m soaking wet. Still, the drops fall, Unrelenting. I want it to stop, Wish it would stop, But the rain turns gentle, the cold wetness comforting, that pattering; Drops dancing on each and every surface, LikeContinue reading “Rain on Me”

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda From the river Nile to the teeming streets of Cairo, from the indigenous, pre-Islamic Egyptian Coptic civilization to an America struggling with its fear of the Arab world, Shenoda’s poems recall the sacred traditions of an ancient, enduring culture as they widen the political conversation surrounding ethnicity, pan-Africanism and pan-Arabism.Continue reading “Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review”

Poetry Week Ends – Recap

Poetry Week Ends! I’m kind of sad about that because there are so many poems.  I found so many that I don’t think I could reach the end in the next five years.  There are a lot of poets from Kenya out there, quietly posting their work and talent on their blogs.  Which made meContinue reading “Poetry Week Ends – Recap”

Poetry Week – Salem Lorot’s Meditations of a Father

I found this poet through an interview on Poets United : Life of a Poet.  Salem Lorot’s interview was so candid, I just had to go check out his work.  This is his blog, he’s posted a lot of poems there, and I only chose one that spoke to me.  Maybe you might find moreContinue reading “Poetry Week – Salem Lorot’s Meditations of a Father”

Poetry Week – Njau Njeru’s Demons of Her Love

I found this poem on the Kenya Poets Lounge Group on Facebook. It is written by Njau Njeru.  The only way to connect with him is through his facebook.  So, if you like the poem, and want to send him an encouraging word, please send him a message on  facebook or on the Poem linkContinue reading “Poetry Week – Njau Njeru’s Demons of Her Love”

Poetry Week – Namatsi Lukoye’s I’m Not Yours to Fix

Today, this blog features, Namatsi Lukoye.  She’s a poet, writer and performs Spoken Word.  I visited her blog and found a very stirring poem named I’m Not Yours To Fix and just had to share it.  She has shared a lot of her work on her blog.  So stop by and give it some love.Continue reading “Poetry Week – Namatsi Lukoye’s I’m Not Yours to Fix”