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Short Story: The Poor Widow and her beautiful daughters

SHORT STORY The Poor Widow And Her Two Beautiful Daughters Once upon a time, on a lonely hillside just outside the town, there stood a small cottage. In the cottage lived a widow with her two beautiful daughters. They were named Snow-White and Rose-Red after the two rose bushes that grew on either side of…
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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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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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Is your marriage healthy and happy?

Is your marriage healthy and happy? If you’re not paying close attention, it’s easy to miss the signs that your partner is secretly dissatisfied or unhappy in your marriage. Relationship experts and marriage counsellors can offer insight into how to tell if your loved one is hiding feelings of sadness or discontent from you. They’re…
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Not sex, not arguments, no complaints, just talk!

Maybe all your marriage need is for you two to talk; not sex, not arguments, no complaints, just talk! “We need to talk” he texted his wife. She wondered what was wrong, men rarely use that “We need to talk” line. “Is everything alright?” she asked. “Let’s talk when we get home” he texted back.…
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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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Kismet: Every MAN is a product of FATE

Kismet: Every MAN is a product of FATE. An introduction to a nearly true life story written by Victor Eshameh in the year 2009. Helen Keller once said, ‘life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our fate towards change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.’ …
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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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This is my confession (featuring Poetress Tarrish)

Intro: Your self-esteem; how much you feel about yourself and how much you like and value yourself determines your happiness more than any other single factor. Hold up right there: I need a beat Even if it is a heartbeat I need to drop some vibes I don’t mind you vibrating Something rings in my…
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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!

Happy Marriage – Stay Motivated during COVID-19

Love and marriage are perhaps the most important elements of a happy, fulfilling life.

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.

What is love? A feeling or an expression.

Is it pleasure or pressure to the soul? The answer to all these questions varies from person to person. In my opinion, it is a feeling that can be expressed vice versa. It is a pleasurable pressure on the soul. If it is true love, it can give you immense pleasure up to the limit…
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4 Tips on How to Speak to Your Spouse

It’s not easy to be on your best behavior after an exhausting day at work or at home with your kids, but it’s not okay to react harshly to the one you love. Here are things to keep in mind that will help you take the high road and strengthen your relationship for years to…
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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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What does true love require?

Our popular but late Michael Jackson sang and I quote, “love is magical”, oh yes he is right. But I wish he had stayed a little longer to experience love further, so that he can understand that love is more than the magic. Love in not the combination of kisses and hugs; because even Jesus…
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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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Love Lies (Lyrics)

Sorry if it’s hard to catch my vibe, mmmI need a lover to trust, tell me you’re on my sideAre you down for the ride?It’s not easy for someone to catch my eyeBut I’ve been waitin’ for you for my whole damn lifeFor my whole lifetime Don’t be afraid to tell me if you ain’t…
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Toasting an African Lady

“Toasting an African lady” is a poem written by Victor Eshameh. The 2019 poem is a love rendition that expresses the desire of a lover to his beloved. The poet demonstrated what toasting a lady is in some parts of Nigeria. He used pidgin English to express most of his points as would the youth.…
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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.

Don’t lose yourself for anyone

Stop breaking your own heart by trying to make a relationship work that clearly isn’t meant to work. You can’t force someone to care about you. You can’t force someone to be loyal. You can’t force someone to be the person you need them to be. Sometimes the person you want most is the person…
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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.

How to regain your life after pregnancy

When I became a mother, I gained a love I’d never known the likes of before – but I also lost myself. At the time, I didn’t realise it was happening. I simply didn’t have time to. I was consumed with the humdrum routine of washing and feeding and doing the school and nursery run;…
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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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