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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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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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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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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

Lost Letters

From Grey

Dear You, Do you know what it feels like to not know your purpose? To hope for sunshine despite the storm that rages in your heart. To long for sleep at night but be kept wide awake by the guilt of another day unspent.  At the crack of dawn, I shed a tear knowing I… Continue reading From Grey