I have many memories of my high school life. One that will be forever etched in my mind was something we were taught by Mr. Muchiri, a teacher of English and Literature. Of the many valuable lessons he gave us, one of them was Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken. He reminded kept reminding … Continue reading A Look into Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken
Today I met an old man. A very old man. I don’t even know why; I shuddered at the thought of growing old. As I was going past him, it was easy to see that he bore all the markings of man who has seen it all. I put his age at about 75. His … Continue reading The Inevitable End
And I slept on, 10 minutes more, the voice says Another retorts; ‘you don’t want to go this way!’ But, Alas! I stir again, half an hour later With hardly any time to shower… And I get to work Do it later, the voice says Another retorts; Isn’t now better? I’m in a … Continue reading SPIRIT VS BODY
Everyday is an opportunity for us. I heard a speaker just recently say to us that each day gives us an opportunity to break even. To move up and soar with the eagles. But then, very few of us ever do that. It’s as if we shudder at the thought of making ourselves better. I … Continue reading Smile!
I just recalled an episode of a stand up comedy show by Trevor Noah where he tells the audience that he feels walking is mundane. Yes walking. Taking those steps, running, shuffling, sauntering, jogging; there’s a wide array of words to describe the human act of moving from one place to another. Sometimes I just … Continue reading Woe unto those who fall for the normal!
The New Year is with us (wait, is it still new??) and a not even a paragraph has been published on this blog. Just like every Tom, Dick and Harry out there, I have great plans for the year and come December, I will look back with regret because I will have accomplished very little. … Continue reading Overcoming my Struggles
The two men stayed up chatting gaily till the sun set and darkness engulfed the neighbourhood. Kari had an inkling of what Jeko was offering. It had always been whispered on the streets that he was the leader of a ruthless gang known as Airforce. The gang had recently become notorious for conducting muggings and … Continue reading THE THUG (3)