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A Bleeding Conscience by Simeon Sodeinde

As a member of staff and part-time photographer under professional photographers in a showbiz and entertainment company, I have had the chance to meet and see a number of celebrities. Ranging from on-screen/on-air personalities to recording artistes and actors etc. I have even had direct contact with some of them, but more importantly I’ve been…

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Santa’s Wish List by Luisa Kay Reyes

    When I decided to respond to an advertisement I saw in the newspaper, soliciting musicians to double as bell ringers for The Salvation Army, my Mother panicked.  “People will think you are a recovering alcoholic.”  she said.  Puzzled by her comments, I ignored her warning, and showed up for the interview, anyway.  And…

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Baby Jesus by Kariuki wa Nyamu

  Baby Jesus the greatest gift that God ever gave Mankind Your presence in our hearts this Christmas is indeed precious and priceless gesture and that’s why on this merry day I can’t help but welcome you into my mind, heart and soul and cleanse me all sins seen and unseen.     Biography: Kariuki…

Two Poems by Nome Patrick Emeka

  SANCTIFY ME   Wield my eyes around your words like the wrap of dust in a whirlwind   that if I may kiss dust and swear at/ against your generousity (air-breathe   water-drink, food-eat, words-speak) with my yearn for sins & iniquities,   I’d snap back into life in your words. My mouth. Never…

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Two Poems by Rick Davis

  I-THOU I sit In a coffee-house As I so often do, Alone, But never Left alone Sitting anonymously In the warming crowd Disappearing In a favorite Stuffed oversized Chair As if hiding In a peaceful Winter cloud. I peer Outward Smiling Inwardly With my Body tingling In restful Relaxation. A man At a small…

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MERRY XMAS by Odoemenam Joseph Echezona

  O infant beautifully beyond description O Christmas lily come Be present with a regnum-sacerdotal presentation Hail the dawn of bliss felix-Navidad day for fame   Oh! Blossom yonder Serene Weather Come Oh! Firm and fire Yuletide So bliss for a ride   Coming and going Christmas fade Memory untold it drains The being in…