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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.

19 things happy people never do

There is no shortage of self-help books out there ready to tell you what you need to do to be happy. But while this can be helpful, sometimes it’s just as valuable to consider the opposite: What are the things that happy people avoid doing? Thinking about happiness from this perspective can be equally enlightening,…
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How to write three books before the end of the year

When his peers were probably still settling into their chosen careers, Manu S Pillai published his first book. The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore, a detailed history of the last female ruler of the southern Indian Travancore dynasty, was published by HarperCollins in 2015—when Pillai was just 25. In 2017, it won…
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What can I tell the world that it does not know?

I woke this morning asking myself if there are any new things to tell the world that it doesn’t already know? In science, we have been told several stories about the earth and the rest of the eight planets. They also have a theory for the creation of man; for gravity; electricity; force and effort…
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Introducing three new weekly series (story and poetry)

We are introducing three new weekly series to our content category. Starting from September 2020, join us as we launch The Hustler’s Deal, Adventure Caused By Destiny and Life: Struggles, Failure, and Accolades on Giftedminds Writers’ Blog – two compelling weekly story and poetry series showcasing critical situations around Nigeria and humanity.

I’m tired of falling in love

I won’t wear makeup on Thursday I’m sick of covering up I’m tired of feeling so broken I’m tired of falling in love Sometimes I’m shy and I’m anxious Sometimes I’m down on my knees Sometimes I try to embrace all my insecurities So I won’t wear makeup on Thursday ‘Cause who I am is…
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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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Tomorrow When I Wake Up – Frank Solanki

Tomorrow when I wake up I’m gonna need a shake-up Cause I’ve had a little break-up And there’s nothing I wanna take up O’ Love Well my soul will need some cleaning Now that life has lost its meaning When all I needed was a little love And a shoulder for some leaning O’ Love…
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The Cry of the Dreamer – John Boyle O’Reilly

I am tired of planning and toiling In the crowded hives of men; Heart-weary of building and spoiling And spoiling and building again. And I long for the dear old river, Where I dreamed my youth away; For a dreamer live forever, And a toiler dies in a day. I am sick of the showy…
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He charges her to lay aside her weapons

I charge you, lady young and fair, Straightway to lay your arms aside. Lay by your armour, would you dare To spread the slaughter far and wide? O lady, lay your armour by, Conceal your curling hair also, For never was a man could fly The coils that o’er your bosom flow. And if you…
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Still I rise – Maya Angelou

You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise.

all the world is a stage

All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts

The pain I carry

The only regret I have is having to live tomorrow, For my past is full of sorrow, I fought my battles so far away, For queen and country until that fateful day. Upon my return I was full of joy, I could not help it, but felt my heart glow. Never had God bestowed me…
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Remember Me (Spoken Word)

Penwarlord has just dropped a new single spoken word poetry he titled “Remember Me” as he marks another 365 days of his existence on earth.

Being Brave At Night – A Poem by Edgar Guest

The other night ’bout two o’clock, or maybe it was three, An elephant with shining tusks came chasing after me. His trunk was wavin’ in the air an’ spoutin’ jets of steam An’ he was out to eat me up, but still I didn’t scream Or let him see that I was scared – a…
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You are a masterpiece

  You are unique, you are special, you are nothing less than a masterpiece. Don’t let anyone tell you less. Masterpiece are one of a kind, rare and different. Lemmen has a poem below to attest further. There is art In your heart Painting pictures When I lay My head down on your chest There…
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3 heartbreak poems that will make your eyes wet by Frank Solanki

Have you ever been heartbroken? If yes, then you will relate with these 3 heartbreak poems well enough. If No, then these 3 heartbreak poems by Frank Solanki will cause you to tears.   STAY Why do you believe Everything that I say? When I asked you to leave I wanted you to stay  …
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Tips For Young Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Young and aspiring entrepreneurs should understand that starting a business is no longer the sole province of business veterans and boomers. Some of the world’s most exciting innovations and successful businesses — especially in the realms of technology and digital media, as well as emerging fields like clean energy — have come from the minds…
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What you should know about an entrepreneur?

There is a need to know about who an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is like a roller coaster ride. The earlier you get familiar with the term entrepreneur, the better you know what it requires. Happiness and madness knock your door at the same time. Every motivational quote you have ever read about struggle, pain, blood, sweat,…
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Holy Sonnet: death, thou shalt die

Holy Sonnet #10 Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou think’st thou dost overthrow Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me. From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be, Much pleasure; then from thee much more must…
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A Synopsis of Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Shakespeare’s Hamlet tells the story of the prince’s effort to revenge the murder of his father Hamlet was written about 1601 and first printed in 1603, is perhaps Shakespeare’s most famous play. It exceeds by far most other tragedies of revenge in the power of its ethical and psychological imagining. The play is based on…
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A Poem By Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o on COVID-19

Knowing we are currently in a pandemic, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o graciously wrote this poem and would like it to be shared widely. We hope it brings you comfort. The poem was written on March 23, 2020.

What Will You Do, Love?

“What will you do, love, when I am going, With white sail flowing, The seas beyond? – What will you do, love, when waves divide us, And friends may chide us For being fond?” “Though waves divide us, and friends be chiding, In faith abiding, I’ll still be true! And I’ll pray for thee on…
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Cry, Sometimes that’s all it takes

Let your pain out. Give room for your frustration to come out in tears, allow your heart to be warmed by this liquid. But never you lose your mind.

Do you have a business to grow?

Do you have a business to grow? Understand that regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic you can still grow your business. If you are interested, I will like to brief you a little on how we can help you at Giftedminds. We are a team of 50 plus individuals who are in business to develop wonderful…
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Trapped – a poem about depression

I thought my only option left
Was to end my precious life;
So I planned to step off of a ledge;
Or make friends with a knife.

Have You Earned Your Tomorrow

Did you waste the day, or lose it, was it well or sorely spent?
Did you leave a trail of kindness or a scar of discontent?

My Greatest Regret

I never told that girl how my feelings were.
I never showed her how much I care.
I regret not having that talk.

Giftedminds Writers Firm Celebrates 4 Years Anniversary

HAPPY 4TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY GIFTEDMINDS WRITERS FIRM   Giftedminds Writers Firm, a content and research firm in Nigeria, was established in 2016. The principal aim of the firm is to create creative contents for a wide range of products and services. Inclusively, the firm was established to provide heartrending literature for the consumption of vast…
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