Poem: Until Your Legacy Is Sanctified

Photo by Gerd Altmann on Pixabay You went to church to seek God and founda tempting hell, pulling your mind to unholy placesexcept the altar where his only son lives crucified. An aching heart goes where others kneel to wail. Inside the holy place, pain sees perfection...

Book Launch Event: Jai The Albino Cow (Jai Ng’ombe Zeruzeru)

The book launch invitation card On Saturday, 7 August 2019, together with a fellow Tanzanian writer, Justine Kakoko, we held a book launch event for my bilingual book 'Jai The Albino Cow: Jai Ng'ombe Zeruzeru' in Sumbawanga, Tanzania. The event was attended by thirty-three children....

New Book Release: Lamellia, The Wizard in the Forest

Can a song save a kingdom? When King Polipoli discovers his wife caused the sickness of his child and the weakness of other members of the Lamellia Kingdom, he imprisons her. But is Queen Nobilia really guilty after all? What is the mystery of her sad...

Poetry Movie: Pangani Ritual

[embed width="560" height="315"]https://vimeo.com/363042193[/embed] Cleanse your miseries from winter abroad. Caress your feet with sands of Pangani. Wash your exhaustion with palm breezes. Radiate your skin through salty encounters. Bathe your tongue with coconut water. Play seek and hide with hermit crabs. Ornate your pride with a...

Essay: When Writing Only Is Not Enough

Photo by Carl Heyerdahl on Unsplash Like any writer, my wish is to inspire people. My medium includes stories and poems. Sometimes, that is not enough. Maybe you too are struggling with the same sentiments. Are words enough? One might ask,...

Poetry Movie: We Are Earth (A Speech Poem)

[embed width="560" height="315"]https://youtu.be/ylzsQqNzHfo[/embed] Distinguished citizens of the Earth. On behalf of the hills and valleys, mountains and glaciers, animals and plants, deserts and oceans, rocks and silts, the core and atmosphere, I pass on their greetings to you. From the moment of creation we have wandered and acted...

Poem: Nobody Is Lonelier Than Death

Photo by Oscar Keys on Unsplash Nobody is lonelier than deathdwelling among the livingwatching them tell truths and myths,listening to their laughter and tears,because speaking is life taking. Nobody is lonelier than deathtalked about but cannot respondswore at and cursed uponwith hate, anger, and sorrow,unless...

Poetry Movie: The Ocean Seeks My Sorrow As Its Water

[embed width="560" height="315"]https://youtu.be/1u4-VGpDRyA[/embed] My eyes weighed with grieve; like a sinking stone in water, I sat down to weep by the river. What would be of those tears once downstream in the ocean? Will the heart feel cleansed? I saw the ocean swelling upriver cutting...

Poem: The Atlas Of One Country

Photo by Zach Lucero on Unsplash Geography is a lesson comprising of one country. No fatigue when studyingthe landscape that which has two lakes filled with love. The water made ofcare and fearlessness, no drought can withstand the gushing force of Mother. he sees peacesometimes...

Interview by Literary Titan: That Loving Gesture

Jai the Albino Cow is a lovely children’s book that teaches kids how special it is to be different. What was your inspiration for this book? During a holiday in Austria while hiking going uphill, I felt exhausted and lay down on a grazing pasture. A...

Interview by Literary Titan: A Forest Walk

Lamellia: The Wicked Queen takes place in a magical mushroom kingdom where a baby appears and causes suspicions to rise. What was the inspiration behind this books story line? Lamellia: The Wicked Queen is a story continuation that was begun in Lamellia: The Kingdom of Mushrooms. ...