MUSINGS, NOTES, PERSONAL NOTES

Will things get better?

    You may be  still riled at your current state. You look at your friends or former colleagues, school mates and classmates. They are married.They have kids. They seem to have their shit figured out. They are closing business deals.They are investing massively. They are doing well, you imagine.But are they really doing well?NO,… Continue reading Will things get better?

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MUSINGS, NOTES, PERSONAL NOTES, POETRY

In the hiatus

  It is pure serendipity That we  continue to refine the life moments we share. We stutter. We stumble down. We conk out. We gnash in despair and despondency. But we rise from the ashes like a Phoenix. For great tidings await Fortunes and blessings cushioned for us shall materialize. The greatest thing i have… Continue reading In the hiatus

MUSINGS, NOTES

Why phone numbers exchanged don’t necessarily amount to networks built

  By Samuel Kilonzo As a curious student of life I am always reflecting on what works and what doesn't. What can be changed and to what degree that change should be effected, is it incrementally or revolutionary change! Something has always bothered me though, why does it seem like some people get some things… Continue reading Why phone numbers exchanged don’t necessarily amount to networks built

NOTES, Uncategorized

Joshua Muthoka – A budding barista

    If you walk into The Zumpini ,  a downtown restaurant famed for it's coffee on a week day evening you will bump into Joshua Muthoka elatedly preparing and serving coffee to customers.   Joshua is a barista extern under the Creative Connekt Externship Project that is coordinated by Mr Sam Kairu , a… Continue reading Joshua Muthoka – A budding barista

Uncategorized

What writing did to him

He realized that he had developed what psychologists would refer to as "emotional  dissociation"/"emotional depersonalization"/"emotional numbing".He gradually developed the inability to connect with people emotionally typically for social.personal or other reasons.While  it might have helped him maintain boundaries with himself and avoid undesired impact by others or upon others and also helped him maintain his… Continue reading What writing did to him

POETRY

Appears To Be In Distress

Dysthymia has taken over Juliet’s life Her law school dream crushed into smithereens A 22 year old psyched out She now spends her days tucked away by admonishment You are a failure, Juliet – her mom scoffs She appears to be in distress James throws the wine glass at his fiancée Judy can’t handle his… Continue reading Appears To Be In Distress

NOTES, PERSONAL NOTES

New Year Resolutions

Injudiciously  coming  up  with  cliché,  fanciful  ‘New  Year  Resolutions’  isn’t  my  forte.  I  have  always  been  skeptical  about  this futility.  To  me  it  is  a  faddish  display  of  hot  air.  It  is  a  façade  of  fallibility.  A  ritual  of  procastinators.A  carbuncle  of  idealism.  It  is an  idea  buttressed  on  the  brink  of  neglect  and  a… Continue reading New Year Resolutions