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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


The muse of poetry-writing visited Teddy in 2002, while he was pursuing his studies in Nkubu High School. You can find his poems in Inwood Indiana Press, Shot Glass Journal, Leaves of Ink, Tanka Journal, Paper Wasp, Three Line Poetry & Literature Today. He also has fiction works in Beyond Science Fiction & Every Day Fiction.

Teddy Kimathi



With time, we see tiny particles
of silt settled in a
glass of water,
we thought was pure; we see cracks
in a house we thought was
with time, we start seeing
weaknesses in the ones we