Anita W.

Anita Wairimu works in Nairobi at one of the local public universities. Her first love was poetry, but she has recently fallen in love with prose. Different Shades of Red, a moving narrative attests to this. She also has a running story told in poetry as a Duet with another Kenyan author. The Duet can be read here: www.theduetweb.wordpress.com
Her email address is awairimu08@gmail.com
 
 

STRANGER

By Anita W., Kiambu, Kenya The very thought of you sends my lips into a beautiful curve, The curve that lightens my heart and brightens my face, The image of…

SO SOON

By Anita W. You left without a word, You left without a hug or a kiss, You left my heart empty, That was so soon,   You had promised to…

SO FAR YET SO CLOSE

By Anita W. At times I wonder, How do things happen? Why do they happen anyway? It all leaves me bewildered, And can make one go insane.   Life is…

SACRIFICE

By Anita W. She looked in the mirror, She could not recognize the woman looking back at her, So thin, emaciated, wrinkled and drained of life, The woman in the…

REVENGE

By Anita W. I came in the name of love, Gave every bit of myself to you, Every bit of my heart and love, Gave up my dreams and career,…

MY UNSUNG

By Nimmo W., Songs have been sung, because they are easy to sing, Poems have been written, for they are easy to write, Stories have been told, for they are…

MY ROSE

By Anita W. You are my rose, You are my flower, The flower that I love and cherish, A flower with beauty, that never fades.   You are my rose,…

MARRIED AN IMP

By Anita W. We stood by and watched jealously, As you were about to marry, For you we were happy, Yet we were feeling somehow empty, In our renowned singles’…

LOVE STUPOR

By Anita W. One look in your eyes and I get lost in your gaze, I see heaven in your eyes, I swim in the ocean of love there in,…

LET YOU GO!

By Anita W. I thought that it’ll be easy, I thought it’ll cost me nothing, Little did I know it’ll rob me peace, The only thing that kept me going,…

GUILTY OF LOVING YOU

I saw how she was looking at you, I saw the smiles she was giving you, I saw how tight she was hugging you, How content she looked around you.…

GONE TOO SOON

Today could have been your sixteenth birthday, Even in your absence you still have been close to me, Close to my heart and soul, A special bond still exists between…

CAN ANYONE HEAR HER?

She’s lived here all her life, This is her home, Her friends are her family, Some come and go, Yet others stay.   She is only fourteen, Life has never…

Tell my wife to marry Samuel

By Anita Nimmo As I look into those big, brown and beautiful eyes, they look like they can see right through me. Cold tears roll down my face as I…

BALD BEAUTY

You lived your life to the fullest, We had all the fun we could, We sang and danced, Drunk to short, but happy life.   You never left anything to…

ANOTHER CHANCE

I did not know loving you so much could turn to this, I don’t know when this love turned to jealousy, I don’t know when I became this dangerous, That…

A SUDDEN STRANGER

Yesterday, when we went to sleep, You were so quiet, so distant, You felt like a stranger lying next to me, You were like someone else, dressed up in you,…

KAMENE

Kamene, Mutie’s wife, I have seen you looking at me work, I can’t count the number of times, You visit our home, Why sudden interest in us?   Kamene, Mutie’s…

A PRECIOUS THIEF!

How could you, You merciless thief, Leave me with nothing of my own, For all that I had, I showered it all on you.   Why don’t you get contented?…

Precious Sweet Memories

By Anita Wairimu As I stand here today, where you took me on our first date, so young, naive and shy and also so in love. You couldn’t look me…

Different Shades of Red

By Anita Wairimu I stood before a mirror; I could hardly recognize the woman who was staring back at me. She was withdrawn, drained, and her eyes were hollow. She…