200 Years Ago

  23:23 hours, I pass this young man, In a dimly-lit street on my way home, Selling sugarcane, trying to earn, Wheelbarrow half-empty, should go home.   I move on, my head in another world, Unlived dreams haunting, broken promises, Mama says, start a family before you bald, Empty bed awaits, Valentines spent nothing on … Continue reading 200 Years Ago

Grave Thoughts

Death, how I dreaded death as a kid, Now I find solace in thoughts of the grave, Fed it well now it has sprouted, evil seed, Thoughts of self-harm in my head, I'm a slave.   I bear no shackles, live under no incarceration, Yet I see no sunshine, my soul engulfed in darkness, Had … Continue reading Grave Thoughts

Man eat man

  This world, is it the same one, God had in mind during creation, Or that time is here, to judge man, Living in the last days, REVELATION.   Flick through the TV channels, see the world news, Confrontations and demonstrations, total mayhem, So much hatred; against Christians, Muslims, Jews, Terrorism; blood-flow; killing of innocents, … Continue reading Man eat man

Farewell

You lost your pencil again, have mine, You're my friend, mama said good to share, With others, careful with that line, The teacher will scold you, that I can't bear.   That was long long time ago, before we grew up, Became conscious of dreams, started following them, You went to study in the city, … Continue reading Farewell

This Highschool       

As you journey down the border, To call on Busia and its grandeur, or even go beyond, Into Uganda where you take a soda, And a plateful of matoke in a café with mongrels on the front.   Just waking up, eyes smarting from lack of sleep, Languid and lackadaisical ‘cause it has been a … Continue reading This Highschool