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


Besides sky-gazing, you can find Teddy between metaphors. He has published poems in Inwood Indiana Press, Shot Glass Journal, The Mamba Journal, and many other magazines & journals. He also has fiction works in Beyond Science Fiction, Jitter Press, Brilliant Fiction Magazine, Spadina Literary Review, Paragraph Planet, Friday Flash Fiction & Gone Lawn.

Teddy Kimathi



Holding a grudge felt like holding a cigarette's
last bit against the lips;
burning yet not wanting to let go.
He wrote their names in a diary,
so as not to forget their names.
Tides of fate soon came and washed
the diary away,
together with the owners of the names.
His name drifted ashore....