Higher Love

I hope that one day you will have a taste of the love that shakes you up, You know the kind, The kind that makes it hard to contain your excitement, Yea, that sort of love, It's the love that makes you jump around like a kid, And wag your tail like a dog, It's…

Office Romance (19): Say Goodbye?

I returned to my old kingdom in the hopes of creating an empire that would stand the test of time, undo the past, cover up the canals where my tears once flowed, and disprove the Kikuyu saying that "the one you allow to return will ruin you" (loose translation). I picked up the bricks one…

Office Romance (18): Joke On Me

I established another kingdom that crumbled in front of my eyes after a year. It didn't matter whether I followed the book word for word or page by page; it caved in either case. The sweet times were washed away by the flow of tears as the ruins, which once habored my heart, disappeared from…

Office Romance (17): Taken By Wine & Love

My sweetheart grew even occupied than before, and days, weeks, and months passed without seeing her. She worked part-time and was enrolled in two courses at school, and even if I didn't want to admit it, she was plainly busy and overwhelmed, I would say. My feelings for her got stronger as the days passed.…

Office Romance (16): A Chat With The “In-Laws”

Our meetings became less regular as life became busier. It wasn't so much me as it was her, and this was after she went for her second attachment at another organization. How much did I wish I worked for that company? My employment took me to the town near her home, which made me both…

Office Romance (15): Love & Gifts

This gender places a premium on remembering special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, valentines, and a lengthy list of other things. However, my Lia was cut from a different cloth since she paid little, if any, attention to such concerns. I, on the other hand, was cut from a different cloth as well because I…

Office Romance (14): Caught In Action

The next time she came over was just as enjoyable as the previous ones, but it was on a whole other level because she was staying the night. We anticipate many things in life that will bring us joy, and this is at the top of the list. The excitement, the planning, and the uncontrollable…

Office Romance (13): Love On Reality

In a relationship, there is no such thing as enough, and once you've had a taste of heaven, you'll want it even more. She left much late in the day, just before it became completely dark. I accompanied her to the second stage and sat in the matatu with her until it was completely filled,…

Office Romance (12): Kicked Up A Notch

The office had given me various opportunities, including the opportunity to meet this great woman, a second chance to let her know of my feelings for her, and several days to build on those feelings and a sweet surprise return of the feelings. Despite the stipulations of our engagement, our love for one other had…

Office Romance (11): The Juicy Fruit Unfolded

Young love is an admirable type of love because of the passion and energy that drives you. You fall hopelessly in love with this person, and it's even better when they reciprocate your sentiments and meet you half-way. Seeing them, seeing their smile, feeling their hand, hugging them helps you feel at ease and calms…

Office Romance (10): Half-Way

There's something special about when two people connect on a deeper level, and this was the case with my darling because everything was different now, but in a wonderful way. Her inner lioness had been triggered to a far higher degree of expression, and she was neither ashamed nor sorry about it. This was one…

Office Romance (9): Somatic Love

Our love for each other was the epitome of two people who genuinely cared for one another. The famishment for each other grew with each beat, connection, and contact. The following day was a much-anticipated day of being together. We couldn't get enough of it and couldn't wait. Because we had spent so much time…

Office Romance (8): Meet Me Half Way

Days passed, weeks passed, and I didn't notice since I was under her spell of love. I felt like I was on a roller coaster as a result of her affection for me. I'd completely forgotten about the lack of definition in the relationship. Or perhaps I didn’t because I was afraid of ruining it…

Office Romance (7): The Anticipated Return

Slowly and softly, the day unfolded. It was another great day at work, and I relished every minute of it because they don't come by very frequently. I had no idea things were going to get a whole lot better. My supervisor had requested a meeting with me, according to a colleague. He had previously…

Office Romance (6): Undefined Dates

This was a new level of playing hard to get that I hadn't encountered before. I took a step back for a few days and tried my hardest to ignore her wonderful selection of emojis, which melted my heart and brought tears to my eyes. If I'm being honest, it wasn't so much the emojis…

Office Romance (5): Bewilderment Period

I sprang, hoping for a smooth landing or a capture in mid-air, followed by a passionate kiss. However, I was on the ground, in excruciating pain as a result of the fall. I was staring down the barrel of a lot of rejection. I had crashed and burnt; upon arrival at the hospital, my heart…

Office Romance (4): Facebook & *188# Chats

The next day, I reunited with my buddy at the company headquarters. I was eager to see him and tell him about my misadventures at the branch. It was evident everywhere, and when he came, I immediately began narrating the story. Damn! He said, "Man, this chic went through like a bullet." "Yes, she did,"…

Love Under Attack

Your heart disintegrates into a million pieces, Your stomach becomes extremely irritated, Your eyes start to tear up, You stare in horror as your world falls, You feel yourself losing control of everything, You wish you could just receive a little sunshine, Just one hand on the wheel, A glimmer of where your life is…

Office Romance (3): The Unwelcomed Exit

I was just in the branch for a month from the central office as a reliever for a colleague who was on yearly leave. I was on my last day after a month had flown by. Since my favourite routine was drawing to a close, I made the most of every moment. From the time…

Office Romance (2): Baby Steps

I lived in a small town that was approximately an hour's bus ride to my workplace, but I had to take two buses to get there. The one hour took into consideration traffic, waiting for the first bus to arrive at my bus stop, and waiting for the second bus to be fully loaded at…

Office Romance (1): The Start Of Something Good

It was the first day of the month, the day following a long and exhausting day at work. It was a dismal and dreary morning, and the rain was coming down hard and fast, with no indication of stopping. It abruptly came to a halt, and I took full advantage of the indefinite pause to…

My Desire

I have a lot of love inside of me, But no one to share it with, Unshared affection is meaningless, If you haven't loved with all your heart, You haven't lived, You haven't known the true meaning of love, A fire burns fiercely within me, Yearning to be lighted on the outside; I'm fully aware…

A Woman

What makes a woman so appealing to me? What makes me fall in love with her? What about her has piqued my interest? What is it about her that drives me nuts? Is it her inner beauty, or is it only what I see? What compels me to give her my entire heart? What is…

Near Dissolution

I called her and asked her to meet me at Ngara, where we have a favorite hangout location. We hadn't seen each other in a long time, and the excitement in her voice over the phone indicated that she was eager to see me. She arrived around 20 minutes early, displaying her enthusiasm to see…

Love & Passion (5)

======================================= I leaned down close to cover her,  And tuck her in nicely, When my palm accidentally slid across her smooth and warm skin, Revealing a fire that had been smoldering for some time, Which suddenly erupted into a blaze, And vanished from my body in an instant, Passion had been on the phone for…

Love & Passion (4)

---------------------------------------------------------- The night was still early, So there was plenty of time to do some more things, Playing cards was in the forefront of my mind, And she became enthralled right away, We were a competitive duo, And as of the night, We were tied, We needed a game point, ---------------------------------------------------------- She was off to…

Love & Passion (3)

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ My dear was utterly astonished, And the daze was not wearing off, She was sensation deprived to the core, She stood still while still facing the dinner area, Not quite the reaction I hoped for, I was unsettled, ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I had to do something, I had to bring her back to life, But before…

Love & Passion (2)

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She pulled me so close to her, Immediately after getting off the matatu, And gave me her signature hug, A magical hug that sent me straight to the clouds, I held on tight as I soared into overwhelming excitement, At the speed of light into freeness and calmness, !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We walked together to my…

Love & Passion (1)

~~~~ Love and passion, She got me hooked on both, Curiosity got the best of me, And I dug deep, ~~~~ We neither denied it, Nor did we fight what was happening, Feelings had taken over, Our bodies yearned for more, ~~~~ So came the day of coming over, For a sleepover and a candlelit…

Wary; Hope On The Run

They broke her, They tore her apart, They crashed her heart, And left her for dead, ++++ Countless strikes, Ruthless men on the offense, She stood no chance, She could not put up a fight, ++++ They left her lost, Crawling anywhere for safety, Bruised to the heart, Voiceless due to her cry outs, And…

A Smile & A Hello After

... ... I saw her walking down the corridor,With white earphones in her ears,And her face to the ground,Deep into oblivion,And in a world, I didn't exist, ... ... She looked up before she passed me,After she sensed someone was close by,And caught me looking directly at her,She squinted her big brown eyes,And suddenly there…

Unlucky Sunday

In the heart of Kiambu county, On a Sunday morning doing what I love, Killing two birds with one stone, I was seating under a tent Minding my own business as usual, When suddenly she walked by, Majestically very careful with her every step, She took her time as she kept going, Towards the wooden…

Into Overdriveđź’‹

A series of chills down my spine, My skin hair responding to her every touch, Sending sensations all over my body, My lips trembling with desire for hers, Just the scent of her fragrance, My mind going senseless, Flames of hunger hard on the wheel Backed to a corner, Her hand placed firmly on my…

Imagination (13): Hark Back To

From the instance I spotted Kio in my favorite spot in town and in a night that didn’t go as planned but ended up being a life-changing night, something changed in me. I knew from right there she was the one, and there was no going back. I knew I had to go all out…

Imagination (12): Contents In The Gift Box

I wanted to capture the spectacle in this landscape of ridges and cliffs; massive cliff walls and caved valleys. I drew the curtains on each side and the landscape became visible. The journey commenced from the top heading down to the Promised Land. Attention was drawn to the kick off just to make sure that…

Imagination (11): Unwrapping The Gift

We woke up bright and early, excited for the third day of our honeymoon. The escapades for the day were limited to the hotel; it had a lot to offer. After breakfast, we teamed up with a group of guys who were playing volleyball at the beach. We joined the two teams being on the…

Imagination (10): The Gift

Every moment of the entire wedding was a sweet moment but not to be matched with the honeymoon, the moment that solely focused on just the two of us. We had spent the whole day of the wedding entertaining people and being the center of attention. We badly wanted some time to ourselves to relax…

Imagination (9): The Union Celebration Extended

The wedding had been done and dusted but the celebration was far from over. The events of the daytime had left us so tired. We only wanted to have a seat, kick our feet up and get into a groove. This was still more of a thought than reality because the celebration was still ongoing…

Imagination (8): Celebrating The Union

Resurrection Garden was just the perfect three-in-one spot for the wedding. It easily hosted the church, the photoshoot, and the reception area. It was a beautiful picture-perfect day. The trees had blossomed and the flowers were in full bloom. The different flowers, mainly Roses, Lilies, and Sunflowers, gave the garden a complete makeover from the…

Imagination (7): A Pledge To Man & God

Nyakio had planned her dream wedding from when she was ten. It was nothing fancy, as most girls do, but focused on two people and now that she had found her soulmate, her maze was complete. In this era of (over) working so hard to impress people, for the gram, weddings and everything to do…

Imagination (6): Customs & Traditions Activated

Nyakio had her roots deep in the heart of County number 021, the hilly and windy Muranga County, which is famous for producing good wives, so I’ve heard but yet to experiment, but almost there. As it was from the beginning, is now, and forever it shall be, the undisputed meeting point on such occasions,…

Imagination (5): Deal Sealed

My lil cutie was stupefied. She was tongue tied. This was one pleasant surprise she wasn’t prepared for, even in a million years, though she once spoke of her childhood fantasies…. like a horse-drawn carriage for her wedding, many beautiful maids, a glittering Rose White wedding dress, a 10-story wedding cake… Every girl has such…

Imagination (4) : Strike A Deal

Our countless polite romantic chillouts were something to die for; always looking forward to the next one when time and resources allow. From having restaurant coffee dates, watching movies and plays in various cinemas and theatres respectively, Dancing and dance lessons (where we met), bike riding & ice skating, movie & game nights in my house, dinner…

Imagination (3) : Door Access Blocked

The deafening silence was loud enough to send a million questions in my head in milliseconds. For a moment, I almost regretted going through the wide door. I was scared. Had I really come this far to mess things up? I was tormented. I was deeply hurting and at the edge of losing it, and…

Imagination (2) : Door Wide Open

Our third date was a long drive down to Ngare Ndare.  The road trip was fun filled; from countless stop overs buying anything and everything, to window shopping in every major mall along the way and capturing all the moments on camera. The blazing music too played a big part in creating the worthwhile memories.…

Imagination (1) : Doorstep Of My Haven

It was a sluggish Friday evening, one that I wished could disappear. After a very long day at work, I decided to go to my favorite place in town to blow off some steam, as I ushered in the weekend. I hopped into a matatu and forty minutes later I was in town. After a…

On The Edge Of A Cliff

With a broken heart, Disappointed and tired of trying, I was at the point of giving up, On the edge of a cliff, I was ready to jump, And finally put my heart out of this misery, The constant blows to the heart, And always finishing last, ........................................ As I prepared to let gravity feed…

Pot Of Sweetness

I love the intensity in a kiss, The fire ignited by the thought of kissing her, How you long to have your lips on hers, How you badly want to quench your thirst for her lips, How that thought fills up your mind, And you can't think of anything else but that moment, How you…

Down Love Lane

I’m convinced that falling in love is truly amazing, When you give all your heart to someone, And you wait for that person forever if that is what it takes, It sounds crazy but love is worth it, You never live until you love with all your heart and soul, When you love somebody and…