Dholuo For Home at Hawi’s Dani’s house in Nakuru my own grandmother’s ghost fills the mug of finished hot chocolate and says “stories are best shared around a table. thoughts are best shared heart to heart. you are always finding home.”
Benjamin Brindise is Buffalo-born and Nairobi-based. He is the author of ROTTEN KID (Ghost City Press, 2017), Those Who Favor Fire, Those Who Pray to Fire (EMP Books, 2018), Secret Anniversaries (Ghost City Press, 2019). His poetry and fiction has been published widely online and in print including Maudlin House, Peach Mag, and The Marathon Literary Review. He tweets @benbrindise About This Poem
"There are universal feelings. Home is one of them."