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My Ake Festival experience (1)

Lace dresses are for inaugurations or formal events (says the voice inside my head), but mama’s going to wear it anyway! So, in other to get myself fully prepared for any form of atmosphere, I put on a short sleeve lace dress made by Tash Apparel, simple ballerina flats and a matching headband to vibe with all the positive energy I was already giving off. Nothing prepared me for what was going to come after…

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What to do when it all seems blue

Aura
Once in a blue year
We have goals to set, ones that we eventually wished we met.
When it dawns on us the time wasted, we realize all the opportunities we declined.
Once in a blur year, I fix my watch, so I look at the earth in a more vivid sight.

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My Love Story – Everything you don’t want to have on Valentine’s Day

What do you think I should give my girlfriend for valentine’s?
What would you want as a girl for valentine’s?
Do you think I’d be able to afford this for this person on valentine’s day
Would you love a teddy bear for a gift for valentine’s?

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Logical Progressions in Writing

Truth is, every essay or article should gradually present the points of the author in a logical and reasonable sense and most of the time in sober articles, I found out that the author actually had a point but lost focus in presenting it reasonably for the audience. So I decided to help. How?

A Play at the University of Ibadan- Death and the King’s Horseman

“The play opens with Elesin Oba, a local village chieftan as he walks through the local market, followed by a praise-singer. The king has died recently, and, as a horseman to the king, Elesin is to commit ritual suicide so that he may accompany him to the afterlife.

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I'm still growing

Everything in life is strategic, with reason and purpose. You are reading this, every line inked with words, your mind is awaiting a retrieval, a rebirth, a renewal.  I am crazy, but voiceless, filled with melancholy, but anxious, faithful b ...