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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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Guilty Conscience

Sometimes we give more gifts,
love and attention,
when we realize we can't turn
back the hands of time;
when we realize we have taken alot
of our dear ones' pieces,
making it hard for them to be whole again...