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THE CITY CALLED REGRET

There is a cityWhere many are bathed in procrastination Creamed in laziness Clothed in idleness Many roaming aimlessly Many unaccomplished dreams Business ideas not explored Opportunities not utilized It’s a city built on the foundation of self belittlement Walled with all forms of negativity Guarded by wrong company Governed by mediocres Celebrated by fools It’s time […]

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SOMEONE NEEDS YOU

SOMEONE NEEDS YOU Just before you build that fence Look around you Someone needs you Someone needs your kind gesture Someone needs your smile Someone needs you to survive Someone needs you to feed Someone needs a shelter Look around you Someone needs you to play Someone needs your assurance Someone needs a mentor Someone needs […]

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LET A CHILD SMILE

There is a child An innocent child Vulnerable to all Societal vices Vulnerable to molestations and abuses In need of a decent shelter In need of a healthy meal In need of clean water In need of decent wears In need of education Just in need of basics Give a child hope Give a child […]

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WE LOVE YOU CHILDREN

For the privilege of having you For putting smiles on our faces For giving us reason  to celebrate For making our homes lively We say thank you For coloring our walls For reorganizing our furniture For putting your toys in every part of our homes For making us look for the remotes We are grateful […]

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BE YOURSELF

BE YOURSELF Everyone is doing it, saying it, wearing it and using it The ‘Everyone Syndrome’ Little by little eats you up You are comfortable being that You do not want to be labeled different So how far can you go with this Walking in other people’s shadow Living other people’s lives Not daring to […]

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THE DRY SEASONS ARE OVER

THE DRY SEASONS  ARE OVER The waters are dried up The fields deserted and abandoned The grounds lay fallow The oasis are disappearing All greens gone Even the dancing trees are not left out Brown and shredded Dead and dry The harmattan wind hazy, dusty and sandy The  beautiful sun blazing and scorching A season […]

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Welcome

Wow!!! I am officially a blogger. Yeah!!! So happy we are here now. I have always wanted to do this but couldn’t get myself to do it. But here we are finally. I defeated procrastination. Oh yes I did.  Indeed the company you keep matters. A friend once asked me a sincere question and meant […]

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FACE YOUR FEARS

Night falls Everyone settling into it Then came the terrific A bang! A loud bang at the entrance What could it be Who could it be Not again Thought this was sorted out last time Then the door came down Where do I hide this time Searching round in fear for a safe placeWhere I […]

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ABOUT ME

 My name is Stella Obokoh, I am a wife, mother, writer, educationist and an entrepreneur.  Inspiring people through creating pictures in their imaginations makes life good for me. Helping people see light and positivity in every situation is great meal. Seeing people realise and believe in their abilities makes me have a good sleep. I […]

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Short stories

THE JEWELRY SHOP

I got into this beautiful jewelry shop and I was lost in admiration of the glistering  jewelries displayed on the glass shelves. While I kept asking for the prices of almost all that caught my attention, I noticed that inasmuch as the shelves were not so close to customer’s reach, they were still safeguarded with […]