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FABULOUS FEBRUARY

Red or blue White of black Green or gray Dark or blonde Hot or cool Whatever shade and pace of realities Whatever signature you feel noble Whatever your inscription inspires Whatever impression you imprint Whatever brand you build Whatever mark you make Whatever works and makes you happy Have a fabulous February Where life is beautiful […]

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FOUNTAIN OF LIFE

I know a fountain A fountain that flows freely A fountain that never fails A fountain that never dries Flows with living waters Flows abundant grace The fountain of life Calls for all Who thirst To come, taste, deep and drink Deep and be soaked Drink and be filled And enjoy an overflow All Rights […]

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LOVE CONQUERS

Love conquers When we forgive our  wrongs Love conquers When we overlook our little freaky doings Love conquers When we embrace our very uniqueness Love conquers When we accept our originalities Love conquers When we give not for our returns Love conquers When we share not for our interests Love conquers When we tolerate not […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIOKPA

“Gray hair is a crown of glory…” Gray hair is a coronet of wisdom Yours is phenomenal Wrinkle is a crest of experience Yours is a bounty bunch of wealth May you enjoy the joy and happiness That comes with a fulfilling age May you enjoy more scores In good health and sound mind Happy […]

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IT’S A NEW DAY

It’s a new day Gone past the other day Today is another day Exhale past in the past Inhale freshness in the new Forth we face Forward we go Forte we gain Firm we grow Focused we prevail All the way It’s a new day All Rights Reserved © Stella C. Obokoh 2019

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FREAK FOR FALSE

You fell for flashes Followed for flickers Freaked for fame Failed to find out the foundation No queries about the source of fund As long as it flowed Fed on false and fake Now the fame and flashes are fizzled and faded  Its fret for his fury Faults for his failures All Rights Reserved © Stella […]

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LENSES

I struggled for too long Being who I wasn’t Fitting my circle into other people’s perfect squares — into all theirexpectations for me Their perception was all that mattered What they will see and say Their standard for success and achievement I showed up acting who I wasn’t Like a dancing monkey under obligations to […]

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NEWNESS

Hurray!!! It’s new and nascent It’s fresh and promising Let’s get started Let’s get going Let’s make it The moves of courage The steps of expectation The leaps of optimism The flight of confidence Until we get to our destination Until we raise our flags of fulfillment We can make it happen It’s absolutely achievable […]

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MEMORABLE 2018

Traveled through the days The weeks and months It was a great ride A notable one Time to alight Some roads were smooth and jolly Some were narrow and risky Some were rough and grubby Some were hilly and bumpy Some were valley and gully Not without the times of flat tires Bumper bashing Rude traffic jams […]

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WHO EXACTLY

Housed in a container Moved in it Identified by its aesthetics But sometimes lost in it Who exactly am I the container or the content Sometimes I try so hard to figure exactly what it is about this combo Sometimes complicating other times compelling sometimes conflicting other times cooperating Influenced by the countless conversations with  […]