That Chic Maselinah

May 2021

Goodnight Grams

They say I look like her, But it is just skin deep, We share a name, Wanjiru. Maybe not just skin deep, Her son is my dad, Definitely not just skin deep, Now she is gone…. A brown smiling wrinkled face is what I have known all my life The way she always said my …

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Sleeping Rough.

Failed dreams, Shattered illusions, You are slipping into the deepened, The pain, the fear, the worry, the shame, Losing control, The agony, the worry, the shame. No sleep. Your bed feels like a rock, A big rough cold rock, The cold…. The only thing you can feel, Through your numb body, Through your shattered body. …

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