Thursday, 5 February 2015

3 Poems by Kate Hampton

Dear Child

I too
have fears,
dreams and
deathly
shadows,

I too
am a
child.


Unsolicited Advice

someone
should have told him:
it can’t ever be all
that you want it to be but still
you try.


Hotel World

the monsters are inside
there are no doors left
to lock


Bionote

Kate Hampton is an assistant editor at Kwani Trust and worked as associate editor for Jalada 00 and Jalada 01. Raised in NC and schooled in DC, after three years in Nairobi she has returned to the US in search of her next adventure. Her writing has appeared, or is in press to appear, in Bakwa, Chimurenga, The East African, ESC[zine], Jalada and Kwani?.

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