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A cat and rat race
A cat and rat race

This is an excerpt of the story told in the movie, Princess of Ketwe (2016) It is about striving for greatness in the face of any difficulty. Once, there was…

Welcome to Story Wink
Welcome to Story Wink

You are welcome to Story Wink, a story blog where we dissect African tales, events, and everyday life. Join us in this sensation as we promise to put out exciting…

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…

In the Calabash
In the Calabash

In an African setting, a man, Akaraogun, lost all he earned for the farming season because he allowed himself to be tricked by pleasure.

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…

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…

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