Poetry gives us a sense of belonging. It is the reason to believe. Waithaka| Take Me Back ft. Natumi (Interlude) is not only refreshing but rewarding to one’s soul. Natumi, a phenomenal Black British poet with Kenyan roots, is ready to travel in time.
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I dared to visit that place where, “although so much rejection surrounded me, I never felt neglected.” As I pressed replay perpetually, I began to sink inside the alerting sounds of nature. Vibrant imagery invigorated my soul & spirit amid apprehensiveness.
I felt Rongai’s breeze, a place I’ve never been. Although my father had a difficult time connecting with his daughter, I never felt neglected. It was an arduous relationship that left happy memories.
The Natumi Effect
Natumi’s capacity to give the inexpressible life is magical. The expressionist sanctions us to feel our memories by transforming her voice into a safe space.
For those who’ve been displaced from their point of origin or simply homesick— this work of art is home. No papers? Don’t sweat it! “Take Me Back” is a no-passport-required destination. Relax, unwind and reminisce.
Unleash your implicit recollections. Revisit that place where, “happiness was a given and fear was a feeling so alien to you.” This is a replay worthy track with jazz, heart and soul. Now, let’s close our eyes and go back.