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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, and many other journals. He also has fiction works in Beyond Science Fiction, Jitter Press, Brilliant Fiction Magazine, Spadina Literary Review, Paragraph Planet, & Gone Lawn. His books "The Milky Way In Words" (poetry) and "Eve and Other Sci-fi Stories" (fiction), are published by Booktango. You can also find more of his works in

Teddy Kimathi

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They see a ghost reading a newspaper
every Sunday mornings,
just as their father used to.
The ghost also goes to the post office
to check mails, once in a while.
They aren't afraid of it.
Their father died when he let their mother leave...