Can I sleep on an empty stomach? Can I sleep on an empty bed? Can I sleep in an empty house? Can I sleep in an empty wallet? Can I sleep on an unfilled supper? Can I sleep on an unfilled relationship? No I can't, yes I can't no I can.
You don't wanna text me back, You don't wanna call me, I get it. It's over right? Got no music in my head, Then my mind is empty, I get it, I'm a lonely nerd. © Babananiii 2018
I Remember Sleeping in my room over an empty ceiling, roars of the rain I can't sleep, Scared they gone rob me and start afresh in the hood. Life like science these humans analysing me. Them left, the lights have committed on the run. It's dark out there, and I'm on poetry bare foot. I'm … Continue reading I REMEMBER (Pt. 3)
I Remember, How we first text read, How we called each other, Girl, this feel is magical. I remember How we first felt, Just close to you my heart was dancing, This music brand new, This flesh, this clean and pure. I remember We never kissed, Yet twice we met, Thought for keep, Then triiiiiiiiiiiii … Continue reading I REMEMBER (Pt. 1)
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Salam dada upendo umenijaa kila saa kila dakika akyanani vile nakwambia hizi stori za ukweli ndio maana natuna juu ya uwazi wa hizi tamisemi. Shikamoo, japo waniuliza miguuni mwako nipo kufanya nini? Ni kariri tu unisamehe kama mawazo yaligongana. Saa nyingine ujiuliza vipi sie ugombana ulumbana kisha lawama atuandama twatupiana angali tulifuatana walipozaliana. Sisi ni … Continue reading BEYOUTIFUL
How does a loan officer walk? Do you know how they walk like they own the whole world and that everything down here has been charged to their care. Walk like it's personal. You even think you owe them as individuals not their company. You walk in home to find they king Kong puff like … Continue reading INDEBTEDNESS
Nalifungua jamvi huku nikimsikiliza dada yangu Khadja Nin katika kibao chake Washaa! Washaa! Washaa "African Cooperation." Tungo zilojaa Liberte zanivujisha nguvu zangu za ndani. Tunapaswa kuendelea mpaka wapate "Fiya Liberte." Wanapaswa kujua kuwa hawatokufa bure wakizijua nguvu yao. Sie tuendeleee kwasababu hawatatushinda. Haya haya haya maisha haya mpaka kule ulaya. Watoto wanalala nje. Wanakufa njaa, … Continue reading Jioni kama hii…
I walked on these tiny roads one sunset blindly and they were blind to me as well. I wish they knew me for the old times sake I walked these streets so many times and it wasn't fair for them to ignore me like this you know. I went from brother Dawg's house to a … Continue reading Evening Thoughts…
Don't ask me questions I don't want to be asked. How will you know? Not my business and neither yours. So sip your hot coffee before it colds out and no longer useful to face me with the same eye you now do. Dear Mr. Write It All and Miss RIGHT Much Know. … Continue reading DON’T ASK ME…
Today I didn't go to church. I had so many reasons. Them thinkings aren't all true but a felony seeking out of responsibility. Listening to "I Got A Woman" by Ray Charles' 57 when meditating these tear drops on Mary Ann. It truly an art building these walls with losing hands. Hypothetically, I'm moving smoothly … Continue reading It Brings Down A Tear.
‘Stop the car’ ‘I said stop the car’ Hivi lazima kupanda, Nani kasema kwenda lazima? Mwendo kasi kuupima? Nashuka, stop the car. ‘Stop the car’ ‘I said stop the gaddamn car’ Breki halina, Akselereta ya kuazima, Gia zote ndogo, vipi huu mlima? Ngastuka, stop the car. ‘Stop the car’ ‘I mean stop … Continue reading STOP THE KAA