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Beyond The Shore

There is a world beyond the shore Bursting at the seams with dreams yet unborn Heavy with hope and the grind of a thousand hands Mapped with endless roads that lead to gold Trodden by brave hearts and steady feet   There is a world beyond the shore So clear yet so hidden Wrapped with… Continue reading Beyond The Shore

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GARDEN

Like flowers in a garden Love comes in many colours It’s in your best friend’s hug And the private jokes with your sister It’s in the loud laughs with your brother And the long prayers from your mother It’s in the starry-eyed stares from your lover And the quiet moments with Abba   Love may… Continue reading GARDEN

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Golden River

I hope you find a love that stays The kind that gives you hope, Fluttering in your soul like the wings of peace   I hope every moment holds promise Cradling your heart carefully, Embracing your dreams with acceptance   I hope love finds you, for you are worthy That it calls your name so… Continue reading Golden River

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Now The Year Is Over..

The year is over but life continues. This is what I've learnt.. On Life: Forgiveness is a necessary journey for every human being and vulnerability is the very ointment that balms our wounds. Be good to people. It doesn't matter if they deserve it or not. Everyone needs a bit of goodness in their life. … Continue reading Now The Year Is Over..

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When It Happens

When the storm rages in my soul Teach me to sit still at your feet   When my mind wanders on journeys lost Show me that your love is my compass, pulling me back to you   If tears roll down my cheeks as I walk this path of forgiveness Help me to see that… Continue reading When It Happens

Lost Letters

The Art of Today

Dear You, Do what you love. Be in touch with the things that set your heart on fire and cause your soul to smile. Keep your arms wrapped tightly around them. Let your days be filled with you pouring out all of yourself, living wholly, without fear or limits. Tell your parents that you miss… Continue reading The Art of Today

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Wide Awake

This is a note for those who dream: Twinkle, little star The sky is your playground Soon your name will dance on hearts And your story sung from hilltops; The story of how this star outshone the sun   Twinkle, little star Chase your dreams like a lover woos his beloved Speak life into your… Continue reading Wide Awake

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I Wish I Was Nigerian

I wish I was Nigerian; the kind that doesn't have to break the bank to get into classrooms the kind that dares to think outside the box, without the 'system' locking her ideas in a cage the kind that is not crippled with thoughts of being raped or used for blood money because the devil… Continue reading I Wish I Was Nigerian

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The Avalanche

To the stars that twinkle and the moon that shines brightly at night To the flowers that grow by the road side and the weeds that spread their bitter-sweet hands through cracked walls To the children that laughed, embraced in the bosom of pure innocence as they played To the lovers that promised themselves the… Continue reading The Avalanche

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HE

A father Slowly he loves Surely he protects Endlessly he provides Constantly he struggles   A lover Sweetly he serenades Unrelenting he pursues Intimately he expresses Deeply he conquers   A brother Promises he keeps None he surrenders Proud he stands Sternly he remembers   A friend Joyfully he cries Hopefully he laughs With you… Continue reading HE