There are those moments in life that leave memories so vivid that to recall them, they seem to have just happened. "Yet, some of our most profound and lingering experiences come not heralded, but flow hence as taints in the clear waters of innocence clouding it to oblivion in their very tint. Portraits of the Heart is so powerfully crafted that the stories will move and often relive for the reader experiences that might have been his or her own.
Portraits of the Heart is Gitura Mwaura's first published collection of short stories. He is a Kenyan poet and writer who has been a development journalist both in radio and the print media. Gitura is currently a publishing and editorial consultant in the area of community development.