Darkened clouds bark with dogs When surging winds sweep through The hamlet and nearby forest Flying rain drops turn deep bass Blowing out the sticky
Where’s that slow school bus?
Doctors, accountants, lawyers… These are just some of the dreams of the students at Destiny Community School in Zambia. These underprivileged students love going to
Every child deserves to be loved. Children can be at their best selves when loved and won’t unlearn the act of loving others while growing.
Say not your voice has no power, For we listened and heard you speak from radios, And you spoke of many things, that helped not
Consider this proverb from Ethiopia; The mouse is silent while laboring, but when the baby is conceived, she cries.
Gratitude reigns over might or gold, It is greater than reputation, profits sold It gives reverence to all, young and old And makes every thankful
Bongos might be the largest antelope in Africa, but they are very timid. They scare easily and will run away and hide when frightened.
Fast falls the evening tide, Kids play on tree branches Squirrels watch from holes
Grey skies, morning wakes to roosters, Gold spreads across the cloudy horizon Morning was just Nature’s simple character
There’s always a companion for everyone. There’s someone to confide in and share issues of life with. Friendship is characterized by love, sympathy, kindness, loyalty,
Good morning from West Africa. It’s Friday and a bright new day. I wish I can throw a poetry (blog) party! I’m very grateful to
Hope is a smile drawn across faces. How happy they are with hope in their hands! *** Image from Fiverr
Dusk is messenger of sunset, birds fly away, hills sink, Fireflies become touches to guide the Shepherd through hills and valleys; nothing troubles man and
The moon and the stars are not above us, the Earth is on the other side of our feet. -Moroccan proverb
Do you know that Africans in general, Nigerians in particular are considered the happiest people on earth? Believe me, there are many things that can
The goal of this week is to raise awareness of the importance of human – animal relationships and highlight the benefits and variety of these
Here’s from Bahumba people of Congo: To engage in conflict, one does not bring a knife that cuts but a needle that sews.
Howls and barks from sad dogs, Full moon, cold grips the quiet night When silhouettes walk the lonely streets
This is a Bambara proverb: No matter how long a log stays in the water, it doesn’t become a crocodile.
Here is an image of happy African children riding their wheelbarrow. Happiness is free. 😊 Do you find joy in simple things?
A saying goes that for every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Also, there’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that
The next Eke day, I was sent to buy provisions for the family. Dada gave me £2 for food and medicine. The money was enough
Joy is dancing in the rain… 😊🤗🙃 Have you tried this before? #Nostalgia
A group of Elephants is called a herd. Elephants are herbivores and peaceful animals. Sometimes writers call them “Gentle Giants.” They are found all over
Here’s another painting from ‘Jindu, my little brother. He’s amateur but I see talent. This one is named “Granny’s Compound.” He explains why: Whenever we
This image of an African child portrays Peace of mind and Contentment. What do you think? #peace #contentment #joy #happiness
Nothing heals faster than Nature and this healing feeling is unexplainable. It’s something everyone should experience. Most vacations should include moving away from hustle bustle
I was awed the first time I saw this animal. That was during an excursion organised by my secondary school to Songhai Redemption Centre, near
Sun rays, sea breezes; gold and blue fantasies, Twilight muse from clouds when evenings approach Noisy monkeys play beside the raffia palm forest