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IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN, WISE UP

He cringedAs one in deep painYes he was in painPangs of hungerHad a good crunch on himCos the black tinted SUVWhose sliding glassAt his pointEvery sunriseWas a meal ticketFor the dayTook a different routeTo make him miss his ‘benevolence’Appreciate more his ‘kind gesture’Like one who won a jackpotThe next time he slidesIn a land with […]

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WORK WORK – TAKE A BREAK

Hail you Brainy and smart Feisty and a goal getter Energetic and strategic  Determined not deterring Yes you are You work so hard Earning all you can Getting all you can Doing all you can Truly you are Solving problems Meeting needs Creating wealth Breaking limits Notice here reads Health Alert!!! Checking for signals Working […]

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MUSIC OF LOVE

Let this music play Igniting the moment Let this dance  Express sizzling affection Let it melt our hearts away Let this music play Let us swing and dance To its beats Free our minds to a good feast Let the tune play romance Let the music play While we dance to its strings Let its […]

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ONYEMACHI

Onyemachi Three score and ten Still ticking Still kicking Onyemachi In whose hands was it To say or know The fate of this fruit Onyemachi The tender palm tree Who knew better Than the planter Onyemachi The planter’s preserved From wild plants Ready to choke Onyemachi The planter’s conserved From whirlwind Ready to uproot Onyemachi The tree […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: CALL FOR SUBMISSION

STARINSCRIPTIONS is currently accepting poems, short stories and essays from young writers between the ages of 8 and 18 for it’s “Young Writers Column” solely dedicated to publishing the works of young writers. The goal is to encourage and to help them grow. NOTE 1.     Your work must be original and captivating. No plagiarism. 2.     All submissions must be written […]

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COUNTLESS By Mweni Chola(Zambia)

Let me just say it was love at first sight;He was–the perfect Prince charming.If there’s anything better than a fairy tale,then he definitely belonged there.I was captivated by his physiqueHis body I instantly fail forLook,I was just a  teenage  high school girlAnd my best friends had sugar daddies Who gave them everything myfather failed to give […]

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FROM HERE TO ENTITY By Peter Mwale(Zambia)

I stand in front of two gates; And now I must decide my fate. My feet are itching for the wide gate, But my heart is screaming for that with panes so narrow. I see them rushing to the wide gate-many; But none at the narrow one. Get this, I hate to be different But […]

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NIGERIA MY MOTHERLAND By Fikunayomi S. Turner-Shaw

Fikayo as we fondly call her is a warm and intelligent girl to be with. She is nine(9) years old and and in Grade 5. This young child has simply pour her concerns concerning our great country Nigeria in this poem.  Please don’t forget to drop your comments when you read her piece as she would be […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Before it gets busy With the rains of goodwill Blessings and prayers like flood Let me drop my lines so swift  Life is a gift worth celebrating Every moment and day we breathe But this day stands out Cause it is your special day As you flip to this new page of life May it […]

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GEAR UP!!!

Rolling the wheels Round and round Again and again Through the circles Same rails and reels of memories That keeps bumping and bulging During every meaningful conversation Every dialogue with inner self How far can this go Self serenity eluded Shredding the pitches and patches Baggage and burdens Weights and hefts Of unsettled misadventures Unfortunate […]