the greatest gift
that God ever gave Mankind
Your presence in our hearts
is indeed precious and priceless gesture
and that’s why on this merry day
I can’t help but welcome you
into my mind, heart and soul
and cleanse me all
sins seen and unseen.
Kariuki wa Nyamu is a passionate Kenyan poet, radio playwright, editor and high school teacher. He holds a BA Education (English and Literature) from Makerere University, Uganda. He is published in A Thousand Voices Rising (2014), Boda Boda Anthem and Other Poems (2015), Best New African Poets 2015 Anthology, Jalada Africa 04: The Language Issue (2016), Love- A Collection of Poetry and Prose on Loving and Being in Love (2016), Parousia Magazine Issue 2, Dwartonline Blogazine Issue 2, among others. He is presently pursuing an MA (Literature) at Kenyatta University, Kenya. He is a practicing Christian and attends the Anglican Church.
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