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life

Risen Flags

Our prideEmphatically lies in our strideIt ain’t a lieWhen we say we gonna soar highAnd even though strangled;Keenly we have toiled and struggledWith our flags risenSurely our feat ain’t hidden

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life love

Faultless

The Ocean, though too vast;Apologies not for its depth.Neither does the mountainSeek forgiveness for the space it takes.So, shall you not be held accountableFor the beauty you possess. Even when none is listening;The birds chirp with joy.Indifferently, the butterfly dancesEven in a state of perplexity.And so, does your smiles appear pricelessEven if it’s a single […]

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quotes

quote #5

We don’t throw away our little water just because we heard it will be rainingperhaps the giver of rain might have a change of mind at the eleventh hour.Better still, no one kills their first born just because they have in their womb a second. ©2021 VOICE_OF_THE_PEN

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love

love-Phobia

Once I was in love;I was captivated.I liked the feelingHence treasured it in my left lung.Like a dogWailing its tail around the master;I believed the tale of dripping honeyAnd stuck out my tongue.Perhaps; I could lick every bit of it.Not so long;When I realized it was no honey;But falling sharp blades.Made of shining steelThat took […]

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When I Couldn’t Spell My Name

I got an infamous story I gotta tellIt’s quite embarrassing so aren’t gonna yellIt’s about the day my name; I couldn’t spellBut first… I warn your itchy mouths not to tell You know how shy I amUnfortunately, just in front of my desk sat our madamShe was a strict Muslim, married to a MallamIn our […]

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life motivation_inspiration

LET IT SHINE

Something we’ve got inside,That seeks not to hide.That which is buried within us deep inside.In it we’ve got to confide.Trust in that; let it be our pride.Like the smile of the newly wedded bride. This that is buried within is who we areLiving within; thus, how we’ve come by farThis that keeps us, boiling;Perhaps, our […]

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motivation_inspiration quotes

quote #1

We did not create ourselves.Yet want to live by ourselvesIgnoring the manual we came by.And when this happens,We become extinct.© 2020 voice_of_the_pen

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life love

Fav. Dream

I’ve had so many dreamsBut my favoriteIs that oneWe both drownIn the Ocean of love.The wink;The smile;The dimple….So awesome. ©2020 voice_of_the_pen