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I was born a sinner

I was born a sinnerBut I promise I will be better. I didn't choose the natureBut my choices ain't yoursI grew up in streets that are hotFor the men are cold. I lay blamesLike for me, no good foundation was laid. I believe in a higher…
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I don't trust humans.

I don't trust humansWhy should I? Same folks that make the peace sign with the index and middle fingerUse the same fingers to imitate a gun. And when writing me a peace letterSupports the biro tightly with the middle finger. Why should…
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I'll, not because I will.

I'll cry, not because it's fun But because they need to confirm that I'm alive. I'll walk, not because I feel crawling sucks But void of growth, who am I? I'll be off to school Long before I understand what it is. I'll fall…
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PEACE IN NIGERIA

The labor of our heroes past shall never be in vain. Their labor was to build a nation where Peace and Justice shall reign. These are the lines from our National Anthem. But with the way things are going, It looks we've failed our heroes…
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ELECTION VIOLENCE

He sits at home dictating what you should do. His children abroad, away from the fire. Yet you pick up your gun and fight one another. In the end, you face the consequences And he's safe at home, fulfilled in his desire. His children…
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HATE SPEECH

Speak the truth at all time. We will decide who holds the mantle. Leading us to the promised Land, With love and never with HATE. They tell you what they want you to hear. You spread the news without verifying. Breeding hate inside of…
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I MET A LADY

People say Love's but a fallacy, I never took them seriously though Cos I could hear Love's call But whenever I called back, it was placed on hold. And for so long it was, Until I met this lady. At first, I wasn't sure, But then "Trust…
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GAME OVER by Livingstone Imonitie

There is a time to be born and a time to die. I know life is hard, and it seems nothing goes to plan. Nevertheless, never give up at the challenges that come your way. Giving up is a tale even babes abhor, But if you continue to fight day…
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Who could she be?

After the Rejection from my Heartbeat, The heartbreak was devastating. I felt like trash, like nothing, because of her refusal, lawma. I wanted to end it all. Love indeed is just a fairy tale with no happy ending. I decided to walk home…
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MY PASTOR IMPREGNATED ME

I grew up in a polygamous home. My Dad had two other wives that lived in other parts of the country. I was the first child of my mum, I had five other siblings. I had just one brother who was the last child. We lived in a two-room apartment…