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Category: Poetry

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The Secrets Of A Good Marriage

Growing up I’ve learnt about love, I’ve been surrounded by it everyday. I’m so glad you’ve both found it, And it’s why we’re here today. They say there’s secrets to a good marriage, That there are rules to obey, But the most important rules of love, Are what you two do everyday. It’s the ‘hey…
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Self discovery journey

Every self is on a journeyDiscovery is a necessityHence, innovation is bornFor life without tis allIs an end without ado Self discovery journeyA journey for all in allWherein there is no mapEvery step is a new oneThe trip that ends in death Where you’re regardlessWho you know notwithstandingWhat you’ve notwithstandingWhen you were born regardlessIt’s all…
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I want to talk to God [POETRY]

I’ve tried it in prayersA mix of empty stomachTrying to empty my heartIn all emptiness and sincerityCos, I want God to hear me I’ve to talk to GodJust in caseMy case HE haven’t heardCos the world is so busyAnd His schedule so tight Haven’t I talked enoughDear GodMy words have gone upIn millions each sentenceI…
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If Only || Aremu Adesola

If Only is poetry by Aremua Adesola that elaborates on the importance of self-discovery and societal acceptance. If Only we know ourselves… If Only If only the moon can split To carve True Lovers If only I can fly To see the World in Whole If only the earth can quake To birth out Dragon’s…
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I’m A Broken Woman

‘I am a broken woman’ is a poem explaining the act of child abuse and molestation which is highly rampant. The poet wrote about a 13-year-old girl’s experience. You say you care But you don’t That’s why you’re not here but there You said you’d change but you won’t Every night since I was five…
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Time in a mirror

“Time in a mirror” is a poem about seasons and changes that comes with it. White-tip mountains, majestic, stand tall.Images of trees, reflections of clouds in blue.Birds in flight look down to see years gone by,years still to see.Leaves of green, brown, yellow, and red,reflect as they float to their winter bed.Footprints in the snow…
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The Black Race

Our skin is as pure as gold Shines more brighter than diamond Our beauty was used as cufflinks We sold ourselves to dollars Now suffering the naira While our culture became clothing’s to the white We are living in our own bondage Dreams sold out of greed Hope lost since yesterday From tribal wars Religious…
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This hood called adulthood

‘This hood called adulthood’ is a poetry about growing to become an adult. The poet believes this is the last and final stage of every man. He pointed out the every child desire to become an adult not understanding the implications within. It doesn’t add up How I became an adult Without my profound consent…
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Am I a man or a man-age

Am I a man or a man-age is a poem about growing up into adulthood. The poet explain the self doubt that can occur when growing into adulthood. It is so hard to say I haven’t heard before Even the truth keep starring each moment Stirring my emotions and leaving me in tears Tearing me…
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Living in a world of my dreams

Living in a world of my dreams is a poem about depression. The poem “Living in a world of my dreams” explains the struggle to survive and excel in a world so simple but extremely complex. I am not the only one living I guess we’ll all leave someday When we get tired of the…
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My Heart; My Fears

My Heart; My Fears – Poem My heart tells me we might not end up together, Maybe because my heart can tell the way your heart feels, The fear that we might not be right to end up falling in love again. My heart tells me we will end up not being able to develop…
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My five kitty cats (Poetry)

My five kitty cats is a poem about cats. The poet explains how jolly good the five cats in her possession are. She shed light on some of their activities around the house. Enjoy the poem below: Buster, Sparkle, Newbie, Speedy and then there’s Pixie our smallest kitty, One, two, three and four and five,…
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POETRY: Why Did You Leave Me?

“Why do you leave me” is a poem about the pain of losing a loved one. The poet explains the feeling of loneliness and emptiness that death creates in the life of those alive.

Sometimes love is not all you need

Sometimes, love takes away the light in your life and leaves you in the dark. Alone! Sometimes, love takes your breath away and leaves you to choke. Alone! Sometimes, love takes your sight away so you never saw yourself crashing. Until you crash landed; Alone! Sometimes, love melt your heart away and leaves you heartless…
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POETRY: A Mother’s True Price

A Mother’s True Price: a poem by Timothy Letts A single tear rolls down her cheek as she remembers. Every thought and every memory, she remembers. She sees his face, she feels his soul, she remembers. She feels the pain, she lays in vain as she remembers. There isn’t a second of the day, not…
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As You Journey Through Life

keep putting one foot in front of the other,
And taking your life day by day…
There’s a brighter tomorrow that’s just down the road – Don’t look back! You’re not going that way!

Lessons for life

I see you looking at your children, Wondering what their lives will be. If you verify some answers Then their future you might see. Have you taught them to be truthful? Have you taught them to be kind? Have you given them the wisdom Needed to be color blind? Have you taught them to be…
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Time will ease the pain

No wound so deep will ever go
Entirely away;
Yet every hurt becomes
A little less from day to day.

Colours Of Romance

Calm the winds as angels sing. Lovers’ tune and flowers bring little buds caressed by dew sending pretty thoughts of you. Hearts entwined with heav’nly bliss spell the most romantic kiss, yearning for the sweetest place nowhere less in your embrace. Ringing bells of autumn air, whispers of my love and care set the mood,…
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Help my soul to rise – Poet Greta Zwaan

How do I cast this burden? Find peace to fill my soul?
Where do I get my answers? How do I find control?
Can someone please direct me? Can someone give me hope?
Within this darkened valley I can no longer cope.

The Girl You Ruined

The Girl You Ruined is a poem by Sarah. The poet describes a lonely heartbreak and how it feels to have lived in a world of illusion unknown. The Girl You Ruined points to the emotional and psychological issues that surrounds heartbreak. The poet explains further that guys might feel girls are strong and don’t…
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Silence Is Golden

Silence is golden by Hanna Heath explains how without words a relationship can be felt and love expressed. The poet describes the touch with hands and the beauty to hehold in a loved one as better than words. The poem, Silence is Golden points that talk is cheap. And that there are little things that…
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Racism! Oh Racism!! [Poetry]

Racism! Oh Racism!!The cankerworm that eats through the universeBreeding divide and ruleIn the land where Ebony and IvoryCould live in perfect Racism! Racism!!The caterpillar that burrow throughhuman skinHaven’t you seenThat people are the same;And Ebony and Ivory, like good and bad, live sane? Racism! Racism!!The cancer that is devouring humanityLearn to live in harmony we…
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Strange Feeling

Why is love this vale
With sparks sometimes
In a cascade of process
Causing confusion in my head
Like separation of isotopes

Yeah I do

  I miss you, yeah I do Sitting on the fence all alone Wondering how good we are The blending of our taste. The last scene was watching you eat, And secretly smelling your skin As I sat next to you. God, save me from Karashika They’re everywhere during the holidays Spreading their wings around…
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Death stole from me again

Death has stolen from me again, This time death took a beloved mother,Murdered the mother of a beloved friend. Death has left me again with one more loss;I have no more tears left in me to shed, As the year wither away like life doesn’t matter. Death paid another visit just too soon, Left my…
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Nightfall

Yet another day passes. Over hills, twilight presses. Moon already hung up high, Welcoming nightfall. Birds flying up to their nests, Chirping time to rest. Time for peace and stillness, Time to restore our minds and bodies. As all fades into night, A hollow of an absence of light. Only twinkling lights of stars, Sparkling…
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I left the window open and God came in

I left the window open And God came in My hands began to tremble My feet were shakin’ He stood there confused Glanced around for a while He examined my face And then gave a wry smile “I was supposed to meet,” He said “A diminutive mouse” “There are none around here.” I said “You’ve…
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The Many Faces Of June

His heart was broken a few times before Promised not to love again, shut himself out Found peace in solitude, in his four-walled sanctum. Made music out of misery Painted pictures of atonement His ink bled no second chances Stone cold heart, reeks of loneliness Conquered by defiance Solemn face, aged by pride. Also Read:…
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My Celebrity Girlfriends

Conclusively, can you be my Sade Adu – be a Nigerian and live a foreign lifestyle? Will you give me the “kiss of life”, “cherish the day” we met and understand “nothing can come between us.” Can you “hang on to my love” and never “turn your bank on me?”

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