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A Girl’s Plea

By Stella W. (Form 3)   Help us fight Help us win And victory it will be For all generations to come This is my plea When I was born Four ululations were heard Because I am a girl When my brother was born A big celebration was held Five ululations were heard Because he

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Poetry|0 Comments

Loverbirds Day

By Suzane A. (Form 4)   Author's Note: I celebrate this day every year with my sisters. Even though I may be alone, it does not stop me from writing these couple of Valentine’s day notes.  Forgive me if I love you too much And I’ll forgive you for not loving me enough. Best

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Poetry|0 Comments

There He Was

By Stella W. (Form 3) Along the beautiful sea shore At the white sandy beach Where I could see the waves Turn from good to better From bad to worse And there my mind wandered. Suddenly I felt a tap on my shoulder Opened my eyes and saw a shadow at my feet I

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Poetry|0 Comments

Plea to Fight

By Stella W. (Form 3) Mama, please, may I go I want to fight And bring back freedom To where it belongs, to us! No, baby I really don’t Advocate for it You are at the threshold of marriage Baby don’t go. Mama, I do not like to see you sad But mama, don’t

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Poetry|0 Comments

Human Imagination

By Stella W. (Form 3)   We have beautiful imaginations. Wonderful creation That brings out the best innovation. I saw that dazzling light That appeared in the beautiful night Coming away all darkness fright. Then I saw an angel Who had worn a golden bangle It had different jingles As if it were a

November 15th, 2017|Categories: Poetry|0 Comments