In that moment i wanted to love,
I fathomed love in all it’s portions and concoctions,
All it’s shortcomings and forth comings,
But most of all in its memories.
I wanted to love with my clandestine thoughts and hidden giggles,
I wanted to love with my heart,
I needed to love from within and without.
Across the oceans and the narrow seas,
I wanted to dance love to salsa beats and clamber to a little tango,
I needed to paint love all over the streets of Nairobi better than Picasso and Michelangelo,
I wanted to sleep, eat and drink love.
It was essential that i do