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Coffee Stains- Musings of a Writer

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I place my one liter water bottle to my left, Bible to my right, phone to my thigh or table and laptop to my fingers.

Then I think, how do I enter this whirlwind?

The wind might be rusty or calm, but still I’m inside. Almost blinded by the rush of winds…

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Poet Laureate 2019 Winner – Abel Okwor.

Our Poet Laureate 2019 winner is Abel Okwor and his beautiful, prolific use of words and your votes earned him this title.

We had the usual interview session with him, with hopes that you would know him better. Meet Abel Okwor.

Blog feature with Kuyick

Kuyick – A movie like start to the decade

Now, as the story has been popularized already at the time of writing this, I would spare you the moment by moment details of the situation but give a brief. The U.S.A on the order of its supreme leader launched a missile attack on the Chief Commander of the Iranian Military in Iran based on intelligence, and yea this launched General Soleimani’s soul to the afterlife. Now let us pause for a sec, on first knowledge of this I thought; “Is this legal”, “Should a country be permitted to do this to another country”, “Are there no international laws that regulate these sort of acts”, “murderers” etc.

On winning Poet Laureate Adesola Oladoja

On Winning Poet Laureate – Adesola Oladoja

So, I took a step towards entering the competition. The theme of the competition appeared quite cultural and I was one with a flair for my culture. I love the Yoruba culture. I feel a certain kind of joy to represent with the Yoruba people. Trust me, they amuse you more than they abuse you.

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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.