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Festival of poems – World Poetry Day!

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Illusion of Reality I found myself alone, my heart shattered Putting it together, a disaster Piercing like a broken glass in muster Along came knaves in clusters Each seeking a piece with splutters There was no need for resistance Each piece pricked with repugnance and rendered me a recluse Then came my muse He pulled […]

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Before I say I do – Prayer is key

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Prayer is key! “Father heal us from deep sadness, heal us from depression, take away every trauma! Father grant us your heavenly blessings! My children will grow well and prosper. They will not have children out of wedlock o, they will come home for Thanksgiving with their husbands! They will have gainful employment!” It was […]

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Before I Say I Do! – The Check list

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The Check list (Lagos, Nigeria) See previous episode here (At Peace’s apartment, with Jane, Jayce and Dare who has now joined the house party, Sarah is feeling nostalgic about the Uni days. They would hangout that way in the past until everyone gradually became preoccupied with something. And they all turned out great! Peace was […]

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Before I say I do – The New Year!

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The New Year (Glasses clinking and gents cheering to the loud afro beats in celebration of the new year) Sarah, a bit disturbed in her sleep, finally sat up and changed the channel, then returned it to the previous one. All TV stations were booming in excitement of the new year and the resolutions kept […]

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My Book of Phobia

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I did the most ridiculous thing! I sat there quietly, my heart almost jumping out of my chest, wondering how I could handle a possible assault if this phobia became a reality. I followed this responsible looking gentleman home to pick up a document. In a bid not to sound childish and impolite, I didn’t […]

Literary Arts

Tourism – Festival of spirits!

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Tourism

Tourism is a spirit! A spirit of truth! A spirit of purpose and enterprise! It is a feeling of certainty, optimism and endless possibilities! It is a state of mind! An art! An expression! A state of equality, emotional wellness and product marketability. Its ambience can be likened to that of a bride given to […]

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Fighting Depression

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I stared into the mirror, practicing a wrestling feat as I exercised the morning away. Fighting the woman in the mirror in particular. All I could see was a woman whose life was a war to be fought. The struggle, the hardship, the pain. I fought for everything. For a moment, I felt like a […]

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Jaded Ones

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The wind caressed my face. I was riding my bike on top speed. It all took a moment, a bright light accompanied by a loud horn. That was all I could recall, before I felt a sharp pain like my spinal cord splitter in two, I blanked out. I opened my eyes, couldn’t move a […]