Wrapped and hidden Pink edged velvety whites Waiting to explore The world within green delights Sikiladi
Cereus Flower Heavenly hues under the moon Keeps shut at daytime and noon The Flower comes to full bloom Just for a night, just for me Before I know it closes itself too soon Sikiladi
Bougainvillea The ornamental plant The fast spreading vine Scrambles over other plants Making it's way through With the spiky thorny approach The "paper flower" gives a scratch Sikiladi
The popular weekly paperzine from Kenya "The Asian weekly" celebrates it's 11th Anniversary. The poem depicts various aspects of the paperzine in a subtle manner.
She failed She trusted her own blood.... That flows in her own one's veins. She trusted her upbringing .... Her teachings failed clinging . Her lessons of the traditions ... Got her no felicitations. Her pride in her mother tongue .... To them seemed far flung . She taught them not to lie .... Her trust they did belie. She confided … Continue reading She failed!
Night blooming floral tales Night blooming floral tales The bulbs bulge to full term Night blooming floral tales Cereus opens for a night It’s bloom sighting never fails Sikiladi
Subject:Socks Here is an odeTo socks that are oddI remove a pairI only get one backI am in despairPlease take it back I need two socks for my two feetThe one not enough for cold feetIn the machine I put twoNow one is pink one blueWhere do they go?Machine their? Lo!! Shariffa The one pink … Continue reading Isolation with Conversation!!