Thursday, July 20, 2006

e = mc2

On the way to work this morning, sitting in the Nakawa market area traffic jam, in this really crappy taxi, a random thought just wandered into my head, unfolded and reclined on a deck chair, put on some sunscreen and a pair of Raybans then right before unfolding a Langston Hughes book, it said, “I feel nothing for this country.” Then it read a few paragraphs and went to sleep in the mid morning sun.

7 Comments:

Blogger Iwaya said...

one of those days, huh?

Thu Jul 20, 03:25:00 pm  
Blogger minty said...

That funky random thought. I'm sure I've met his erstwhile sashaying twin sister: she said, 'Kampala = potholes, especially around Nakawa Market'.But, from the way you describe this thought, lol, I wanna meet him too.

Sun Jul 23, 02:13:00 pm  
Blogger baz said...

Wait. Sunscreen? What would Langston Hughes say about an African using sunscreen?

Mon Jul 24, 11:53:00 am  
Blogger Degstar said...

...

Thump, thump, thump, went his foot on the floor.

He played a few chords then he sang some more--

"I got the Weary Blues

And I can't be satisfied.

Got the Weary Blues

And can't be satisfied--

I ain't happy no mo'

And I wish that I had died."

And far into the night he crooned that tune.

The stars went out and so did the moon.

...

Excerpt from The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes

Mon Jul 24, 01:09:00 pm  
Blogger CountryBoyi said...

mother africa will always be mother mother africa. mother uganda will always be mother uganda. one must always feel something

Tue Jul 25, 05:40:00 pm  
Blogger lissingmink said...

"..i feel nothing.."
operative word is feel... that's a start.

u have a funky random thot...mine always streak across like mad men; they never stay to chat!!

Thu Aug 03, 12:46:00 pm  
Blogger crapcakes said...

This is a brilliant, and I imagine unappreciated, piece.

Just passing through...

I'm asking people all over the world to give me their opinion. Everyone knows God but no One agrees about It. Maybe the inhabitants of the world can agree about what God isn't?

http://crap-cakes.blogspot.

I'd love to receive your 10 words and foreign post mark.


Michel

Mon Aug 07, 07:17:00 pm  

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