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Africa

Oh Africa My beloved continent Land of my Forefathers And home of my ancestors Oh Africa! Land of the opposing parallels Flowing with milk and honey But sullied by blood and violence Rich in human and material resources But destroyed by war and violence Oh Africa! The creator enriched you with abundant natural endowments Such […]

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Whys?

Why? Why can’t we live without stepping on each other’s toes? Why can’t we live without taking advantage of one another? Why can’t we walk to our neighbor’s door step and knock on it anytime without being rejected and be welcomed always? Why can’t we live without envy? Why can’t we live without prejudice and […]

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Steam Me A Heart: Chapter 1

Her room had the smell of lemon. Lillian dropped her purse on the small dresser beside her bed and stretched her neck with her hands. She kicked off her shoes and started to undress as she made a mental note of instructions she had given to her cleaner. Lemon was not one of the fragrances […]

Family of Strangers

Family of Strangers

Each time any of us had to travel, myself or any of my siblings, the first and the last thing my father will say would be to remind us we were strangers going to a strange land. Strangers are everywhere even in familiar territories he believed. Going to a strange land implies increased chance of […]

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Flight MH 370

They all made the call to say, I’m coming home I’m coming home to the land of the rising sun Prepare there a table for me, that we may share again The love of family and friends Some others made the call to say, I’m coming over I’m coming over to the land of the […]

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Life Untaught: Non-Fiction

Religion Untaught; Part 1 Wikipedia says religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems and world views that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and sometimes moral values. Some religion are a collection of myths while some are just pagan in nature. Religion is said to be a collection of beliefs concerning the […]

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