I read books primarily to learn, grow, and feed my curiosities. This means that I mostly read poetry and non-fiction books about great people, lifestyle, and business/marketing, and then, of course, there’s a great deal of multi-genre reading. Here are five books I love and why.
Ask any poet you know if they ever considered making a living from their writing and you’re likely to get an incredulous laugh in response. That’s because most poets—particularly the ones who have tried to do it—understand that the prospect of making a career out of their poetry is slim… well, very slim.
Some people are intimidated by the word “challenge.” They see a path fraught with struggle and frustration; however, a worthwhile challenge can be something else entirely. It’s a challenge undertaken […]
You have a head on your neck. You have brains in your head.You have legs with a feet.You have feet in your shoes.You can steer yourself in any direction you […]
The question of life after death has always agitated the minds of people belonging to all religions and all ages alike. There is also the atheistic view which totally denies […]
Learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some control over how and what you think. It means being conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay […]
Failure gave me an inner security that I had never attained by passing examinations. Failure taught me things about myself that I could have learned no other way. I discovered […]
Well it’s true. I am myself a storyteller, and therefore, an optimist — a firm believer in the ethical bend of the human heart; a believer in the mind’s appetite […]
Ballon d’Or because i know my days are numbered like football jersey i run with the single purpose of netting the ball in the net soon, this […]
The Last Butterfly “Poor little butterfly,” the young girl said. “Poor little butterfly.” Then reaching down slowly so as to not scare it away, she slid her tiny fingers underneath, […]
For Boys Like Us I was in Ulasi Road Primary School with Naeto Uche Njie for a video shoot of his spoken word piece. We had just finished the first […]
Look Up! I had to get a new pair of eyeglasses that year. Stereotypism had started to mix with my nearsightedness making things a little bit blurry with my vision. […]
Take Charge You have a head on your neck. You have brains in your head. You have legs with a feet. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer […]
March, by Jaachi Anyatonwu is a wake up call to the weary heart, to arise and go teach sunshine how to glow. I hope this inspires you.
I’m trapped, trapped inside myself, I want to get out, get out and be free. I don’t want to live in my shell, But I’m scared, scared to take away […]
An Indian Girl married a Spanish man and went to Spain. She can’t speak Spanish. Each time she want to buy Chicken Drumstick at the market, she would lift her skirt […]
POEM 344: ISHTAR she’s a carefree firefly, beautiful but deadly, floating to and fro the street,wiggling her wares, luring her men she’s a keg of sweetness, her voice intoxicating like […]
POEM 267: BELIEVE You may be getting older, but you can still get in time. You may have been denied a lot,but all is not lost. You may be slow […]
SPECTACULAR ME Stealthy I walk Trying to hard to be brave I dread to blink lest they see my tears. Stealthy I sneak Through their raised brows I dare not […]
BECOME THE POSITIVE IMPACTOR Guest post by John Uchenna Uzoma. Wonderful greetings to you, before this brief moment. I believe you have started rumbling thoughts in you over the above […]