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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, 50 Haikus, UHTS (Cattails), BlogNostics, Tanka Journal, Paper Wasp, Three Line Poetry & Literature Today. He also has fiction works in Beyond Science Fiction, Jitter Press, Brilliant Fiction Magazine, Paragraph Planet, & Every Day Fiction.

Teddy Kimathi

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"Dance! Dance!"
he constantly told his dancers.
They danced morning,
afternoon, and evening.
So exhausted they were,
they died.
Now he keeps their bones
in his closet, fastened with strings
like marionettes...