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Fixated

SHE'S FIXATED

With every waking moment, you are on my mind. The tiny dollop of toothpaste I squeeze out has a way of reminding me of you, because your toothpaste tastes terrible. When I am spreading lotion on my skin I remember how fruity your lotion smelt. […]

A girl and warm wax

There are many ways we avoid looking like jungle men or cave men. One of these ways is hair removal. I don’t think our ancestors cared about hair removal. Or did they? If any one of you has a 200 year old relative, please ask. There are many ways to […]

Who are we?

My Kenya

At 12:00 noon, I turned again in a strange bed. Comfortable but strange. I had walked into my hotel room at around 4:00 am. Sober but exhausted. The events of the previous night came tumbling into my brain. Apart from the occasional glass of wine I […]

No Shit

Tuesday evening. I had serious stomach cramping and loose stool. Wednesday morning. I made a long Facebook post about it. What else do you do when your ass has spent the better part of the night and morning on a cold porcelain? You make fun of it. Simply because you can. Around midday I went […]

I am expecting

It was time for our monthly coffee date. I was meeting Mary and Jane later in day. We talked throughout the day and of course reconfirmed our date. At around 5:00pm Mary sent me a text to meet her at Jubilee Insurance Center. This is the building next to city hall. If you have never […]

In the closet

I have this friend I have known my whole life, literally. I don’t have a memory of him not in my life. Now, Abdi, (Of course not his real name), is very secretive. So secretive it irks me when he holds back juicy info I get petty. By petty I mean saying prayers like, ‘May […]

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