But what can be worthy of your life? What dearer than the gems or your dreams; The reason you are here? Always strive To fly flags of joy, and, sail up streams Powered by the breeze of love, your course Chattered in the ink of compassion And, fling roses wherever […]
“Do not go gentle into that good night” is a poem in the form of a villanelle, and the most famous work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914–1953. Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the […]
The grieved lands of Africa In the tearful woes of ancient and modern slave In the degrading sweat of impure dance Of other seas Grieved The grieved lands of Africa In the infamous sensation of the stunning perfume of the Flower Crushed in the forest By the wickedness of iron […]
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 […]
“The Leader and the Led,” by Niyi Osundare tells the story of an animal kingdom lacking leadership based on rivalry and imperfection. Most powerful animal in the kingdom saw the reason and right to become the ruler yet their power seemed to be their flaws (the reasons for them not […]
‘The Song of the Women of my Land’ by Oumar Farouk is a forty-eight line poem that does not follow a specific rhyme scheme or metrical pattern. The lines are quite different lengths with the shorts containing one word and longest: twelve. Despite being no consistent patterns in the text, […]
D.H. Lawrence is an English writer. Lawrence is popular for his novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, paintings, translations, and literary criticism. At evening, sitting on this terrace, When the sun from the west, beyond Pisa, beyond the mountains of Carrara Departs, and the world is taken by […]
Are you worried and heavy hearted? You might be passing through life’s tough and critical condition, these African proverbs can help. 7 African proverbs that will sink your worries The moon moves slowly but by day break, it has crossed the sky. Meaning: Regardless of how slow your success and […]
The setting is in a post-colonial Africa or elsewhere where people take up government jobs. The persona is a driver in the government service. He sets the narrative in celebratory tone as he has fulfilled his life’s ambition, thus invites his friends and well-wishers to come and celebrate with him but thereafter, he never lived out his life in retirement as was anticipated.
Leopold Senghor is the greatest of the Francophone African poets. He was born in Senegal, in 1906, and schooled both in Dakar and in Paris, France. This poem was written when Leopold Sedar Senghor was in exile in France. The celebration of the black body of a woman was rare […]
A government driver on his retirement by Onu Kingsley Chibuike, one might call ‘Twist of fate/Irony of life or Situational irony’ whereby a day that ought to be celebrated for freedom from daily stress associated with forced waking up early every day for work and having spent thirty-five years of […]
A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.” And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were times we […]
African’s literary prowess has over time birthed sensitive proverbs that takes it bearing from nature to explain or correct life issues. Here are 5 of such African proverbs about birds that explain life issues: An eagle doesn’t go to the market place for nothing neither does a rabbit run in […]
Pets are fun, but they also do work. Animals can be useful to have around. That’s why wild animals got tamed as pets. Dogs generally offer total and unquestioning love. Most dogs are loyal friends and great playmates. Dogs also require a lot of attention. They need to be walked […]
One of the greatest causes of stress and mental ill-health can be a disparity between expectation and achievement, between hope and actual result. Happiness and mental wellbeing are not about playing out a fictitious role conjured up by authors and journalists. Happiness is about coming to terms with reality. Forget […]
It is impossible to appreciate the sun without the sky We cannot appreciate breath without acknowledging air So is the story of my found love For how can I tell a story of an angel without God? God owns all things; He gave all to me in a woman A […]
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 […]
Amid the pandemic, several preventive measures have been generated; a golden nose mask is another. The new and world most expensive nose mask is made of gold and costs $4,000. An Indian businessman, Shankar Kurhade was seen wearing the 60 grams nose mask. Kurhade explained that the idea of a […]
If you look around you, you will discover that most of the things happening are negative things; discouraging circumstances, frustrating relationship, workers harassment, esoteric and unrealistic government promises.
If you are to rely on these things, it will be easy to stay back and allow the happenings around to determine what goes wrong in our life.
One of the most critical issues underlying the question of justified killing in medicine is whether the act of assisting persons in bringing about their deaths causes them a loss or, rather, provides a benefit.
Assisted Suicide is a person’s voluntary suicide with help from another individual. A suicide is an intentional, self-caused death. Individuals who elect to kill themselves with the assistance of another person typically have an incurable illness or are experiencing extreme physical suffering.
Are you looking out for ways to grow your hair? Or, looking for the perfect treatment for hair loss? Here are the perfect hair loss home remedies that will aid hair growth. These are precise hair treatments to help you recover from hair loss during the lockdown. Types of human […]
A relationship is one of the most blissful experiences one can ever have. Relationship with humans – family, friends, colleagues, the spouse can be very complicated. This explains the human difference and the need for tolerance in a bit of finding peace. There has been no secret ingredient to a […]
Our society is characterized by several attributes as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below are some social issues and what famous writer and researcher have to say. Abortion Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you […]