The difference between fault, accountability and responsibility.

Charlottesville, Virginia. August 12, 2017.

It's a hot day. A large screen TV blares news on Friday's rally and the counter-rally that's popped up in response. In a sticky brown leather lazy-boy that's seen better days, but loves it's sick owner nonetheless, White Boy l...

It seems there's an art to being grateful, to feeling grateful, to expressing gratitude. I haven't mastered it, though I hope to. I think being grateful puts "life's things" into perspective.

Take for instance, life's unfairness:

If life wasn't unfair, where would I be?


November 28, 2016

Oh, the intricacies of human emotions.

Have you ever found yourself in a moment where it's crystal clear to you, I mean CRYSTAL clear that the next decision you make will send your life on a course that you better be sure you want to go on...? I've had many of those. So...

November 25, 2016

My boyfriend walks into our cozy cabin (we're in the woods for thanksgiving, a treat from him :) and it's been an interesting stay so far.) Anyway, I digress. He walks into the tiny cabin with a cup of coffee for me and goes "I'm seeing this place differently now." I a...

November 20, 2016

Step one: plot revenge

Step two: execute plot

Step three: laugh out loud

Step four: cry out loud

Step five: feel remorse

Step six: plot apology

Step seven: execute plot

Step eight: get angry

Step nine: scream lungs out

Step ten: go to bed.

November 19, 2016

There have been moments in my life I've feared I may have to live through... Moments when dying seemed easier -- plain and simple. How to go about dying on the other hand, not so much.

Funny thing though, I lived through them.

Cheers to change.

This morning, faced with a...

November 10, 2016

when your eyes flutter shut under the same skies as I, do you feel I ought to wake?

May I please sleep till a new day dawns with a BOOM!

where I burn bright, scattering flakes of dust...

Blue, black, red ... red.

Dear world,

when you dream under a blanket of midnight blues...

Published in African Voices Magazine - Summer 2016 Digital Issue.

You may download a free copy of the entire magazine for your reading pleasure :)

"Peach Cobbler" begins on page 26 - Fiction.


~ Aimi

~Draft from Jan 9th. Didn't get around to posting it... How time flies~

 I see fire plays in my head as I write this.

The few films I've watched over the past few days nag me--

Women blamed for decisions involving a platera of people.

Children saved by good samaritans curs...

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