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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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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night By Dylan Thomas

“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 dying of the light. Though…
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The Grieved Lands by Agostinho Neto

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 and fire The grieved lands…
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Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams
his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream
his wings are clipped and his feet are tied
so he opens his throat to sing.

5 African proverbs about birds that explain life issues

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 the day time for nothing.…
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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

How to go about choosing a pet

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 and played with. They need…
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Magnum Opus, and Nothing Less

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 matchless beauty, incomparable comeliness An…
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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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It’s a wonderful life (A movie about coping with life’s uncertainty)

“Dear George, remember no man is a failure who has friends…” – Clarence The movie ‘It’s a wonderful life’ was directed by Frank Capra and released in 1946. ‘It’s a wonderful life tells the story of a man who thoughtless of himself because of his background. He saw himself as a “nobody” and felt he…
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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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Abusive relationship: How I became miserable

My ex and I had a wonderful relationship has friends. He was the best friend I had till we got married. The hate was unexplainable. I thought maybe he was broke; I invested in his business, yet I was termed bossy.

Solemn sayings about our society

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 got that you did not…
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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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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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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?”

Portrait of fall by Alora M. Knight

Throughout our world’s creation
You will ever find it thus,
Kaleidoscopes of color,
In God’s hand, the artist’s brush.

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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If love is war, where would I find peace?

I want to pretend it’s not true I don’t want to start another fire I don’t want to give my heart away to another stranger I have a heart and I have desires I guess these make up my heart desires However life is not fair Regardless I’ve no fear I still smile when I…
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Micheal McClure Dies at 87

Michael McClure, who at 22 helped usher in the Beat movement as part of a famed poetry reading at the Six Gallery in San Francisco, then went on to a long and varied career as a poet, playwright, novelist and lyricist, died on Monday at his home in Oakland, Calif. He was 87. His wife,…
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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 poor relationship’s story

He was very reluctant to take precedence of so many respected members of the family, by beginning the round of stories they were to relate as they sat in a goodly circle by the Christmas fire; and he modestly suggested that it would be more correct if “John our esteemed host” (whose health he begged…
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Music Is Everything

Music travels all around my body. Now I can say it’s living right through me. Listening to music puts me in a good mood; It makes me want to stand up and start to groove. Music can make me forget all of my pain. It brings out the sun when I can only see the…
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Two Days [Short Story]

When we finally kissed, it was clear that it was our last. His lips pressed gently against mine. I felt that kind of wrenching in my heart, and as I turned and walked the other way, I could hear him packing the picnic back into his basket. It took some effort to shoo away the…
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Battle Stress With These 13 Tips

In moments of stress, breathe deeply, take a few minutes off and go for a walk or conjure a happy memory, or jot down your thoughts. If it’s overwhelming, go on a vacation or, at least, get a pedicure or massage. If you can’t do either, talk to a friend. Eat healthy and do exercise…
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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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