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A summary of Williams Shakespeare’s books

Shakespeare was a prolific writer during the Elizabethan and Jacobean ages of British theatre (sometimes called the English Renaissance or the Early Modern Period). William Shakespeare was a renowned English poet, playwright, and actor born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birthday is most commonly celebrated on 23 April (see When was Shakespeare born), which is…
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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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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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Like a wide fire She spread her wings With tears, fraction covered with smile Why she wrote her heart on a sheet of paper The red ink was nothing but a broken heart Her voice lost on the cold spring even the breeze couldn’t wave the heat This is three month now She still couldn’t…
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Academic Grade is Not The Sole Determinant of How Fulfilled You can be Become

I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now, he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.” – Bill Gates   Let me make a disclaimer before getting to the point of my discussion: This write-up is not meant to demean the impacts of intelligence…
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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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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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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?

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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Special Offer: Subscribe Now, Get Free Issues

Special Offer: Subscribe Now, Get Free Issues Dear Readers, You are interested in the quality of what you read, and so we are too. That’s why we are inviting you to join our nationwide readers by subscribing to Voices Journal, the best, most comprehensive source for: Poetry that touches issues in the society Poetry that…
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Love never fails, People do – Stay Motivated during COVID-19

One of the major propeller of havoc in relationships is absenteeism (the lack of paying attention and not listening).

The Slaughter of the Innocent by Order of King Herod

His hope undone, now raves the impious king In raging wrath – if king we call that thing Who justice lacks not rules his passions right. So raves a lion, fierce from hunger’s spite, When from his jaws the tender lamb takes flight. He rushes on the harmless flock amain To read, to mangle: —…
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The Executioners Dream

I dream I saw an eye, a pretty eye, In your hands, Glittering, wet and sickening Like a dull onyx set in a crown of thorns. I did not know you were dead When you dropped it in my lap. When horrors of human sacrifice Have you seen, executioner? What agonies of tortured men Who…
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Giftedminds Writers Firm launches the fastest writing assistantship

Giftedminds Writers Firm launches the fastest writing assistantship to help with working from home at this critical time. “Hire a Writer” is developed to be the fastest and easiest platform to get over 100 writing assistance to support offices and students as the world battles the outbreak of COVID-19. “Hire a Writer” is a 24…
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Sadness hugs me as mine Far away happiness, just for mine Left me burning alone Awe, they were mine Seeing me dying Ah, she was mine Heart believed her was not it mine? The fuss Everywhere Yes, it was for mine Its your time Eh was not that mine? sadness night’s morning sun, oh no…
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The Angel’s Whisper

A baby was sleeping, Its mother was weeping, For her husband was far on the wild raging sea; And the tempest was swelling Round the fisherman’s dwelling, And she cried, “Dermot, darling, oh! Come back to me.”   Her beads while she number’d, The baby still slumber’d, And smile in her face as she bended…
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There is nothing in life that is worth taking your life for

Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome popularly known by his stage name as Ali Baba has taken to his Instagram account to explain his thoughts on suicide and suicide notes. A post shared recently showing a dark background picture of a knotted rope and a hand trying to hang self. He wrote: Lately, I have seen a rise,…
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Advertise Your Book With 40% Discount

Getting your book published is hard work. Why not let Voices Magazine and Giftedminds Writers help you get it in the hands of avid readers? We are pleased to offer writers advertising their book a 40% discount off this year. This advert opportunity includes feature section of your writing, writer’s profile and sale links. That’s…
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Call for poetry submission for Voices 2020

Voices; the journal of motions and emotions is a yearly journal of poetry and essays covering specific real-life situations. Voices was first launched in 2019 with over ten (10) poets from different part of the world participating. The idea behind publishing Voices is to create a platform and a mass media avenue where voices and…
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2020 Kauai Writers Conference

We invite you to learn about the Kauai Writers Conference, November 9 to 15, 2020. Set in one of Kauai’s loveliest resorts, it features a faculty of beloved bestselling authors, carefully chosen as brilliant writers who are also gifted teachers, including: Richard Russo Meg Wolitzer Luis Urrea Lauren Groff Christina Baker Kline Charles Johnson Helen…
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Proudly Africans

“In confidence we lay our cause before the whole world. Whether we win or whether we die, freedom will rise in Africa like the sun from the morning clouds.” – Paul Kruger At every point of history, there arise a continent with courage and steadfastness to stand above all odds. At every pose of questions,…
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Chat Room

Hey Friends, We have just created a new platform called ‘Chat Room’. This platform gives room for fast dissemination of information, networking and information retrieval. The Chat Room has seven (7) rooms presently (Research Network, The Book Club, Trending Issues, Poetry Challenge, Health Talk, Word Bank, Giftedminds Club) and more rooms can be created by…
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Never mind overpriced bride
You are just a work of art
Always at the auction table
Seeking for the highest bid
Living from hand to hand

Without You. Without You

The blue skies don’t feel so blue The daisies have lost their hue The wise words don’t seem so true Without you, without you The green fields don’t feel so green I’m staring at an empty screen Everything’s lost in between Without you, without you The yellow sun is not the same If I don’t…
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My Kids Must Meet Meat

Do I really have to groan before you know that I am grown or be here before you can hear me? You won’t hire me because I have a higher degree; wouldn’t be right to write that my throne is thrown away; threw through the window of wants to face the rain so that I…
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I WILL “BORROW YOU” the MONEY! I was once at a dinner reception for a former Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria. After his stint as VC of NOUN, he moved on to Accra to head the secretariat of the Association of African Universities and was visiting Ottawa in that capacity. We…
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Advice To A Son

Never trust a white man, Never kill a Jew, Never sign a contract, Never rent a pew. Don’t enlist in armies; Nor marry many wives; Never write for magazines; Never scratch your hives. Always put paper on the seat, Don’t believe in wars, Keep yourself both clean and neat, Never marry whores. Never pay a…
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Your love is scorching

  Your love is scorching – Victor Eshameh I hear say you are waiting to die before you tell me you love me. I hear say you are waiting for me to die before you say you care for me. Could it be that I’ve wasted my lifetime thinking about you? Could it be that…
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Do You Need Talent to Become A Writer?

Singing … dancing … drawing … acting … playing an instrument … they all share some common traits with writing. First, these are creative pursuits. And second, people tend to think you have to be naturally talented to succeed with any of these pursuits. I’m not so sure that’s true.  There was a time when I would have said, “Yes.…
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