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Tradition: Breaking the Kola nut

Onye wetara oji wetara ndu (Igbo) He who brings Kola brings life… Kola nut is a symbol of hospitality and friendship in Nigeria. While other food can be cooked, the Kola nut needs no special preparation before presentation. It’s a bitter fruit of the Kola tree¶, grown all over tropical Africa. In Igbo land, Kola […]

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Beautiful News

Honestly, there are beautiful news announced by nature out there. Focus on them, enjoy the beauty and nature around you. Good morning and have a great day! Start blogging here.

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Starry Night

Stars sing your herald Cold night, crickets quiz In quietness I lay alone Start your blogging experience here.

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Determination

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction – Germany Kent. Every mountain becomes a plain when you are determined. Determination is a tonic that keeps achievers/champions going; it’s a key element in enduring temporary setbacks and the achievement of ultimate success. No matter how life and indeed the […]

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Psalm: Your Cymbal

I’m Your cymbal, the one who plays the bells, None except You can make me appreciate life better Start a blog here.

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Internet Fraud and Leadership

Short Intro: To be a Nigerian is hard enough; apart from the ravaging poverty, a lot of factors had contributed to this. I’m aware that many youth are involved in internet fraud which gives the nation and her people a bad name. I and my family members fell victim several times to them. The aim […]

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Wilderness by Robin Bliss

Old Sol is low in the sky, drifting down Resting in the meager filtered shade On this hillock we can see the distant horizon Before us stretches the limitless plane Almost totally flat except for a Tor Standing stark and naked ebony Silhouetted against the brilliant firmament Protruding towards the heavens,rocky and rugged And the […]

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Forgiveness

When you forgive people the greatest beneficiary is you. Yes, some pain is grave and some injuries are bloody, but no matter how gravely hurt you are, never forget that: Between you and your next level is a betrayal. Don’t worry if people finally understand you, release them, let go and let God. The secret […]

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Madagascar’s Covid-19 Cure

It’s no more news that Madagascar found a cure for Covid-19 and that some African governments are reaching out to purchase some. I think that the WHO Madagascar office should work with these people to ensure that the cure is potent against Covid-19. Note that the cure was prepared from traditional herbs and Africa has […]

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Good morning Africa

Thank you for reminding me of your beauty Africa. #Africanimages Start a stunning WordPress blog here.

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Self Reflection 30: Wisdom

Men should see you and marvel on how you do things. How you handle your time, money, friends and relationships and enemies, manage people and your lifestyle. Wisdom is a spirit. Wisdom giveth life to those that have it.

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Amuse: Reason to Smile

I like to see you laugh Turn around, watch my goofy face Let me be the reason you smile To make your pain go away Let me see curves on your mouth Dance to lyrics of my daydream Call me naughty names if you would, Call me a pigeon with one dark eye, Call me […]

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African Sunrise

African sunrise. What is more beautiful? Have fun with life. Enjoy simple things.

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First love

I still dream of you I know you barely think of me

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Self Reflection 29: Perseverance

Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb

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Reflection: Rainy Evening

I used to think I’m a rainmaker but there’s one heavy storm out there and I’m scared of it. A distraction for me though which I love. Recently, I worried so much about nothing. I wondered if the world will ever be the same again after Covid-19. But my faith will have no worry at […]

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Follower of the Month

Hello friends, It’s a tough time, isn’t it? Hang on, things will make sense soon. I just had this thought and reasoned it may be fun too. I’m going to write and dedicate a poem to a follower as a way of saying thank you. Since I can’t afford to give books, flowers or other […]

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Weekend Wish

I give you this green heart 💚. It’s a symbol of life💚 and abundance💚, of contentment and gratitude for another fine day. That’s my wish for you this sunny beautiful African morning.

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Just a Reminder

Reminder, You are beautiful before they came You are beautiful after they leave

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Lagos during Lockdown

This is Lagos during the Lockdown. Roads that once flow with heavy traffic is now empty. Stay safe everyone.

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Poverty and Covid-19

This image says it all. All they have in rural Africa are hope, prayers and faith. Most of our leaders are little more than puppeteers.

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Muse: Love first

Let your heartbeat be louder than your thoughts, Let soft words to souls sorrowing, good tidings grant

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Two Poems: Together we watch day end and my Dancer

(1) TOGETHER WE WATCH DAY END Baobab and Palm are shelters, Glittering stars are my friends, Waterfalls and Lions, my brothers And together we watch day end. (2) MY DANCER I steal a glance when you dance Memories of pouting lips haunt me I dreamed of you and I once But wished it away if […]

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Muse: When there was Love

When there was love I saw blue clouds, Clear like the sweet spring Leaping in joyful bounds

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Self Reflection 28: Humility

The way up is down. You don’t know how strong you are until you forgive someone who is not sorry for what he/she did or until you accept an apology that was never given. That is real strength.

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Golden Sands by Robin Bliss

The mystic ocean laps gently on the golden shore The azure sky The golden sands The aqua sea And the green grassy bank on which I sit Captivates my mind Fills it with joy and peace I hear the sound of a guitar playing And piano Softly in the distance As I sit in the […]

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Tradition: Ohafia War Dance (Ikpirikpi Ogu)

Intro: Ohafia is a town in Abia State in Nigeria, it consists of 26 communities with Elu as the ancestral capital. Many people have asked questions about Ohafia War Dance. In the olden days, Ohafia was known for their bravery during tribal wars. At present, Ohafia is still known as land of warriors. It was […]

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Tale of The Musk Rat

Once upon a time In a land far, far away Where the forests were untamed And animals had clans and kingdoms There lived a young musk rat Who loved his mother so much And took good care of her He would go hunting for fruits And exotic vegetables from the forests And brought them home […]

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Simple Things

Remind me daily of how lucky we are; Of green trees to climb and the free air Of distant farmland stretching into sunrise Of waterfalls and rocks that we hide & seek And numerous pretty birds that we see

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Thoughts on Covid-19

Even with the breaking news of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Abia State, some still doubt the media and think that the news is a hoax. People can be stubborn you know, add ignorance and then you can imagine what it can birth. The human nature is fraught to benefit at the expense of others. This […]

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Update on Covid-19: Abia State

Just got news that there are confirmed cases of the virus in my state. People has not responded well to the call to sit at home. Businesses, parties, and social gatherings go on secretly. Starting from today, the police will be arresting anyone without a face mask in Abia State. I’m not sure if this […]

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Motherland

Envelope me in your warm embrace I’m safe, when I run to your open arms

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Good Vibes

These – my good vibes I give, to you My substance, my being, my happy self…

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You came as a Dream

You came as a Dream to me This Dream has made me beautiful

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Just Kids By Jasmine Scroggins

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Poll

Please can you take this poll for me? It’s anonymous and I appreciate. Take Our Poll

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Come, Watch the sunset

Come, it’s sunset Let us ride towards it Hold my hands Watch the sleepy clouds

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Traveler

The traveler is like the sun Traversing the length of Earth Seeing people, and their cultures The traveler is a blast of wind Which blows hot and cold, And dust is his glad companion The traveler is like the compass Searching for the North pole, Seeking lands that come along The traveler is a fancy […]

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I’m a Shepherd

I’m a shepherd, living all by myself Of course there are people all about But none share my believes and thought I dream away alone, such is my life Early mornings are my quiet times So I speak life to the day when I wake Hoping to see my reflection on the lake And to […]

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Made of Rhyme by David Thane Cornell

Nature is a pixie Unworthy to be sung, Can it be I’m sixty, I who was so young? Over generous hearted, She heaped me full of years, Careless if I carted Bellylaughs or tears. Though spring is hers for poets With hopes too high to climb, I’m strutting up the summit On crutches made of […]

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