Sirants’ diary

My race is underestimated Our appearance an irony of our strength My frame seems frail, but they’re tougher than a crocodiles skin My limbs are lanky but they bear the weightiest burdens Everyday out of this teeny-weeny hole I a’ peeping This big big world amplifies my tiny me Haughty heels that would crush my […]

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The Clean Plate part 2

You see, there’s one thing we have little control over -the society. No matter how passionate about one is about the ills of their country, effecting a change is not a wake up and call thing. Even our past heroes laboured as patriotic as they were, I know our own independence was given to us […]

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‘The Clean Plate’

“You deserve a clean plate” This is the best advice that should probably have been given to me many years ago. Or better still, “you deserve the best”. I needed to hear those four letter words. But you, you might have been told before or read it somewhere or reading it now. It took some […]

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Be nice

As simple as it seems, it doesn’t really come off naturally to a whole lot of people. While some may be exceptional at faking it and would readily give a blinding smile, others can only manage a stiff jaw. You could call it pretense but at least they tried. Some credit should be given them; […]

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The Internet

The internet For knowledge it was birthed To inform, uplift, nourish Not deform, surfeit, brainwash To validate, not relate And promote originality, not mediocrity We were all drawn to her And like Peter’s net A massive catch it fetched But then, it’s fabric soon got broken From misuse and abuse And all who couldn’t swim […]

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Perfectly imperfect

We’ll are in a big circle, that connect us together.. The pursuit of happiness. We’ve all made promises we couldn’t keep, deadlines we couldn’t meet and dreams yet to be achieved but in all we’ve survived. The idea of perfection is surreal and we all but put so much pressure on ourselves, trying too hard […]

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Who lied to you!

Who told you? You have to smile even if you don’t feel like for the world to be convinced of your happiness? Who told you, you must dance to the rhythm of earth’s dwindling drum to belong? Who told you, you must be beautiful before can be loved? Who ever deceived you to drink, bitter […]

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Suck those tears

You’re sitting.. On your bed alone. The events of the day play all over in your head. His maliciously handsome eyes glaring at you, his stern voice echoes in your head, loud. “You’re not even worth it”, ” you’re not smart” or “you’re just too dull for this..” It goes on and on. You’ve ran […]

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Destiny like relationships..

Ever wondered how complete strangers gradually turn friends, moreso, soul mates? And how someone you never imagined you could tolerate became a buddy overnight? Love happened? Maybe not. And sometimes the reverse is the case; for instance, you meet two persons A and B. ‘A’ captured your heart you bonded well and seem to flow […]

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Does he know?

Does he know.. That when he laughed I melt into puddles of marshmallow goo When he smiled.. A swarm of butterflies flutter in my tummy When he cried.. The universe and time stops for a while That when he hugged me.. Whiffs of masculine scent bewitched and still haunts me And when he said bye.. […]

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