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The ballot box is full of lice

The ballot box is full of lice

Today, Zimbabwe celebrates the 28th anniversary of the handover of the country from white minority British rule. Things are different and the same. The revolution still goes on. The reality on the ground when...

love is as good as holding a thought at ransom

love is as good as holding a thought at ransom

In a life where context is never relevant for most people and summary judgments are made on the basis of sound bites that are played over and over again, it seems antagonistic for any...

recluse question

recluse question

in the reclusive recess that is my silent mind lurks an insatiable question… would i dread its failure to avail itself? what then becomes of my whence-perchance-probably-possibly- all synonyms akin to those words… of...

The grave concerns of a lost bullet

The grave concerns of a lost bullet

When I was by conservative estimates significantly younger than I am now I was led to believe all manner of things for the sake of my supposed safety. It was all mired in the...

the posture of a swollen ballot

the posture of a swollen ballot

People stand in the middle of nowhere sometimes and they accept it as the supposed indifference to their own existence. At times that can be accommodated and explained away but at most times we...

picking a half-eaten apple from the devil’s pocket

picking a half-eaten apple from the devil’s pocket

David Lloyd George once said that there was nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. Of course as is the norm all statesmen are the masters of half-finished tasks and they call...

teaching a dog new tricks

teaching a dog new tricks

so in addition to stripping them of their predatory instincts (the one thing that matters the most to their kind) and leaving them with no clue what prey or hunting is’ America is now...

Infinitus est numerus stultorum

Infinitus est numerus stultorum

When you think you have heard of the last of the idiots there always seems to be one who has made it he’s sole quest in life to out do his predecessors. Some things...

Bloodstream dementia

Bloodstream dementia

Placed in a continuum where one makes decisions based on irreconcilable transactions there is a tendency in human beings to create fantasies based on the other side of reality. Some call it religion and...

societal dictates

societal dictates

it is important to communicate isn’t it? in whatever fashion of course, permissible at that, to be accurate. so thats what social dynamics dictate, thats what makes the girl next door feel secure because...

Things that are not so little

Things that are not so little

Has there been a moment in your life where the questions you asked were not the ones that were most important to you. It’s almost stupid at times. I ask the things I don’t...

The third version of life

The third version of life

They have Barack Obama’s former minister as a racist dude. Hillary Clinton is weird. I am not racist but I am willing to sacrifice a whole race on the basis of association. It is...

disgust, dilemma the works…

disgust, dilemma the works…

whats that temporary condition scientifically called… give me a moment i think i just caught it… no you simpleton its not amnesia its lethologica- from the beginning now… ever forgotten what word you were...

The so-called women’s activism

The so-called women’s activism

You wake up to some confounded buffoonery of a realisation that you are alive to the possibilities that the world offers. I am sick of feminists always crying about how men are as close...

ready- set- death

ready- set- death

the sight of blood let alone my own crimson signature… the cringe, the after thoughts. do i want to be bleeding on that day as i go out? morbid? i can’t seem to rationalize...

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