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The Power of Vision: Seeing Beyond the Now
The Power of Vision: Seeing Beyond the Now

You may have heard the story of the three bricklayers. When asked what they were doing, the first said that he was simply laying bricks. The second said he was…

The Price
The Price

This poetry is about the price person pays to do things outside the ordinary. It speaks about the risk of getting involved in unspeakable acts. The Price At the dead…

Outside his space
Outside his space

This story warns of the danger of greed, negligence, self-justification and procrastination. A man lost that which he cherished the most simply because of his negligence and pride. The wind…

Responsibility (Response to abilities)
Responsibility (Response to abilities)

‘Respon-si-bility’ can mean the response to an ability. In this article, you should deduce a clearer meaning of responsibility– a response to an ability. Ability is the physical, mental or…

Like an Action Movie
Like an Action Movie

The expression “Like an action movie” is sometimes used to describe a sudden event that creates awe. This article is a fictional expression that depicts an accident scene. It warns…

The Free Freedom
The Free Freedom

This is a poem that speaks against the lies we are meant to believe in. It encourages individuals to look beyond the known truth and what’s considered free and fair.…

The Calm Stream
The Calm Stream

A clam stream signifies a blissful moment with calm. A calm stream is hardly troubled and produces still waters for all to drink. This is a conversation between two folks…

Where I stand
Where I stand

Where a man stand will tell how successful he can be. This poetry preaches on looking for a solid base to lay our foundation and build on. The stronger the…

Broken Calabash
Broken Calabash

Africans believe in the use of calabash. A broken one is only useful to complement the firewood or thrown in the dump. This poem warns of never losing our value…

Precious than Gems (PDF)
Precious than Gems (PDF)

Precious than Gems is a Folklore about a fella who had to endure certain challenges. He remained faithful and never gave up on pressure or societal influence. The folklore spoke…

Blank Mail
Blank Mail

Blank mail is a Storywink’s love poetry that focuses on self-confidence. No matter the way we feel, it will be meaningless if we keep it to ourselves. On the island…

Precious than Gems (Part Three)
Precious than Gems (Part Three)

This is Precious than Gems folklore part three. It is a story about a man who had to endure all hardships in other to be free from certain pressures. Though…

Precious than Gems (Part Two)
Precious than Gems (Part Two)

This is the second part of the story, “Precious than Gems”. It is a story about a man who had to endure all hardships in other to be free from…

Precious than Gems (Part One)
Precious than Gems (Part One)

Akande must endure all hardships in other to be free from certain pressures. Though hardworking, dedicated and loyal, he was never encouraged by friends, family and society. Would he throw…

By The Still Waters
By The Still Waters

By the still waters is a chance to make amend when there is still an opportunity. A dying man called onto his son and said, “I have achieved nothing but…

The Night Whispers
The Night Whispers

The night whispers poetry preaches about sharing compassionate words and feeling with our spouses. A man had to learn in other to say a piece to his wife. Do enjoy!…

This Day
This Day

This Day poetry teaches on valuing time. Imagine if a man with a watch on his wrist claims the time is worthless? This poetry preaches against procrastination and valuing every…

One More Step
One More Step

There is a need to put in one more step in all that we do. This article encourages us to always strive to move to higher ground at all costs.…

The Rain in my Heart
The Rain in my Heart

The rain in my heart poetry touches on the inner feeling of a woman. When a woman loves, she does it for real. It showcases compassion, sensation and deep feelings.…

The River Justice
The River Justice

The river justice story has to do with a karma situation. It's a story in which a man was punished based on his past sin.

The Fight (Eagle Vs. Parrot)
The Fight (Eagle Vs. Parrot)

This urban story compares the characteristics of two fellas. While Jude runs his mouth like water, Uche uses his muscles to win a bet. Outside in an open space of…

The Three-Legged Fella
The Three-Legged Fella

The three-legged fella poetry is about an individual’s worth. Despite the fact that he had nothing, his third leg inspired others. The three-legged fella That fella pale and wet; Drenched…

The naked soup
The naked soup

The naked soup indicate a situation in which the less important thing is valued above the most important. This short play talks about a man who pushes his son away…

One Single Seed
One Single Seed

When you select, plant and nurture the right seed, it will bring forth in abundance. This article talks about the struggle that a weak seed had to go through. One…

Once and Forever
Once and Forever

Once and forever poetry talks about seizing and making the best use of the moment. It’s about two lovers’ desire for the future. Once and Forever [Bar beach Lagos] They…

My Mother’s Ugly Face
My Mother’s Ugly Face

No matter how ugly her face may seem, she is filled with a smile every time she sees your face. Read this inspirational short story about a mother’s beauty. My…

Will you marry me?
Will you marry me?

Will you marry me poetry is a perfect marriage proposal poetry for you to create an excerpt. It is a love sensation to behold and dream of a new African…

The Realm of Insanity
The Realm of Insanity

You become less sane with the number of people you are trying to please. Read up on this sensational story from the song by Ebenezer Obey on the dangers of…

Just for a while
Just for a while

Just for a while poetry talks about a young lad who believes he deserved everything he wanted but was denied. His attitude towards life as he perceived it to be…

How do you see?
How do you see?

Many see with dirt in their eyes, some see with veil in front. Others see what others are seeing. My friend, how do you see? 

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