It’s complicated Because we made it a complication Pssht, we haven’t even made it! But this is part of the contribution ‘Should we be together?’ is like a forum of negotiation ‘Do you love me for me, or am I just a fascination? I’ll stop talking fast, let’s take it slow motion. Day 1 when you took me for the walk, I thought that was our first date A few days in, I felt like your best-mate I’m a bit confused; see the number one is now harder to pronunciate Are we more than friends, or are we ‘friends-who … Continue reading It’s Complicated
They see me I don’t see myself. They hear me They don’t listen. They found me I wasn’t lost. They screamed at me All I heard was silence. I cry They see a smile. I left They don’t know why. I see them They don’t see me. 25. Oct. 2016. Continue reading HAVEN
Ropes, chains Screaming, pulling Scratching, kissing Licking, biting Sweet pain. Koi Kimani ♥ © 24.01.16 10.40pm Continue reading Bondage was worth having
Cynthia Wangui Kimani who prefers to be addressed as Koi Kimani is one loving soul. She is a poet as well as a musician. Inspired at the age of 12 by her twin sister (Chance) she took an interest. Koi Kimani studied Literature in her O level and started writing her pieces at the age of 18. In the process she also wrote Spoken word art pieces and in so doing started performing when she was 19years. Koi’s inspirations are Adrienne Rich, Shakespeare and Allen Curnow; to name but a few. She has been a guest on Kenya Broadcasting Chanel … Continue reading who is Koi Kimani?
come steal it now come choke my throat and take it away from me all day I longed for it and when the shines of the sun glittered no more it came in abundance No! curse this thief of the night come rob me of my energy, come torture me to a dark world come destroy the beauty in the lamp light that stands across me thief of the night I beg of you, borrow my awakening wonderous brain just for the witching hours and grant me SLEEP thief at night by Koi Kimani Continue reading Thief at night
I fell for a man I fell for a tall man I fell for a tall gorgeous man I fell for a tall gorgeous man with big eyes and soft lips I fell for a tall gorgeous man with big eyes, soft lips and a tender heart He was a manly man, he wasn’t scared to fight he even had a scar I fell for a rich man, he had a car REWIND She fell for a man She fell for a tall man; had to tip-toe to give him a hug She fell for a tall gorgeous man; … Continue reading I fell for the wrong man
Koi Kimani shall be performing at Alliance Francaise in a weeks time. You don’t want to miss it. See you there 🙂 you you Continue reading Events Line up on 18.09.15
You know what I like about music? And not just any Kenyan music, Music from the 60’s Mhhmm Mhmmm Muziki! I’ve come to understand that back then it wasn’t just about the beat, It was also about the meaning (crazy isn’t it?) I know you’re probably thinking that all their music was based on Christianity But NO! It wasn’t. Believe it. It actually mattered to them What kind of picture they were portraying What kind of message they were sending Who exactly were they emulating? Musicians wanted to be an art and a personality worth craving Their music was based … Continue reading 60’s Groove (spoken word)