Going Offline

Did you even notice I was offline yesterday?Yeah, I thought so too. . . who cares as such; I was still gonna subscribe and we’ll do the usual thing online, right? That not-so-brief moment off subjected me to a lot of torturous […]

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Farts Fired

‌ I remember this guy here, never got his name, I told him to strike a pose and here’s what I can look back on. I still smile when I do🙂. In order to illustrate this poem, I didn’t edit. Enjoy! Farts […]

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The Whistle Is Our New Alarm

I found out I had not been sharing, I had only been shelling. This prompted me to share on my Facebook page for the period, Shobb’s Diary (@shobbsdiaryofficial) The whistle is our new alarm. We’ve learnt to hide from straying nails propelled […]

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Check Your Heart

Once more the cursor is re- directed at my color like I’m a mistake of nature. Once more my kinds face extinction from beings –just like us, only not our color. Once more I’m reminded: “I’m black”; the one erased For white […]

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Children’s Day

May 27th looks to be the day the children get attention, other days? They crave it. I’ve been sick with this cycle and the emptiness it brings along, more like the attention we cast to tweets that trend for a while and […]

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LENS

Hey! How’s your day coming? How’d your day go? How. . .so I thought to drop this apostrophe. Hope you love it! Times I be struck with myopia, but you were always there; a correcting lens. With you the world looks beautiful; […]

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Writing A Happy Poem

This past week, I recall telling a friend that he could write a happy poem when sad, he simply had to lie to his emotion, make the smile come to his face as he writes the way it should be or look, […]

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The Child Inside

Truly, when we speak of children, we point fingers; we tend to fill in on those spaces with the ones much younger than us in age and stature – say below 15, but we’re all children of God, you know. We neglect […]

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Wooing Mum

Recently, I’ve been trying my hands on prose and guess what. . .it feels rosy, but you might have another opinion. This was one of the pieces I wrote for a writing challenge on Facebook, others to come up soon. Read, and […]

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COVID- 19: FACING THE REALITIES

An abstract of my thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sighs) There’s a call for persistent prayers ongoing. An assurance that the virus won’t be a part of us in due time. Revelations and prophecies are springing forth mixed reactions and several opinions […]

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COVID- 19: Maintain The Distance, But Stay Together Apart.

A lot has been said –punch lined, sung (even Cardi B), discussed and the list goes forth, about the Corona Virus Pandemic (COVID -19) and this is not far from it. Maybe there’s a lot that can be done but wouldn’t be, […]

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Breath To A Flame

These words keep escaping with the void I find myself, so I breathe… Whether slowly or fast paced, these itching ears begin to writhe; Far from home, but no spidey senses, It’s strange, but the doctor isn’t me; I’ve sinned a lot […]

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The Wall: Getting Over and Building Up Your Self Esteem.

Self esteem, isn’t that what defines you? It’s time you learnt how to get over your low self esteem and pride in what makes you unique. Here’s how.

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When you say “I Love My Neighbor”, What exceptions are there?

When they say love your neighbor as yourself, not just the beautiful ones; the ones wearing the kind of dresses you love, even those you feel don’t deserve it. – Slum Art Foundation Co-founder, Adetunwase Adenle; A 4-time Guinness World Record holder […]

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A Journey to a better year

As the dawn of a new year breaks, best wishes are sent to friends, families and well wishers alike, with gleams of hope that the year begins and ends well. Amidst these celebrations, we think wild and wide; writing budgets and planning […]

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