Writing is an art and a purpose — to inspire, instruct, educate & enlighten.It's my heartfelt and delight to welcome you to this blog — where poems, unique stories (fiction and nonfictional stories), and photography are promptly showcased. Afterwards, brighten your day with some readings. — ALAO, Afeez.
dis- ABILITY by Lawal Sultan
We crawl towards our goals,
Limbing to make ends meet,
Life is to hard for the blind see,
The cruelty of the world is so loud for the deaf to hear.
You’re probably used to people telling you that smokers are liable to die young, but you rarely read a whiff of cigarettes translates to a higher risk of early death compared to people who don’t smoke at all. But while the regulations may have persuaded some folk not to light up a stick of cigar, many still completely go after smoking, drinking alcohol and all sorts of abuse of drugs — in spite of the risk involved in smoking. I am always saddened to hear the stories about the damage alcohol and drugs have done to young people who are just realizing their career. Like other heavy smokers, a young man in his twenties life was completely taken off by drug addiction, when his addiction strikes, it was so devastating to his family. To this day, his parents still feel bad for their sons lifetime been diminished by the toxins in cigarette smoking. On the flip side, one of the biggest fears for the modern human being is a silly and dangerous health precaution against smokers and people with
Photo: Mohamed Nohassi Great things aren't realized by impulse, rapt struggle and burning desires just seems to be the driving force sharpening unrealistic goals. We strive to pinch perfection from the collection of wishes with the exertion of efforts to define our route to prestige, perhaps to push beyond boundaries. Sometimes we're often blinded by the arrays of defeats and inevitable ruin. Like when life seems tough; underdogs and predatory advice might get one thinking negatively — exploiting life struggle with a flicker of a worst-case scenario. To some extent, I assume stepping outside of our comfort zone to chase success is equally a chore to bear in the cause of living. After all, we all commit to life-affirming dreams and aspirations. Trust me, existence offers endless misery and merry, fleeting moments we've got to accept. In the course of our lifetime, there are fractions of regrets, rejections and frustrations — either way, we've got to continue pressing
We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives. — Maya Angelou. I had spent over ‘four months’ at home without school as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) — a public health disaster that’s been devastating to nations while social lifestyle and productivity have fallen as targeted lockdowns in several countries disrupt educational sector as well as depriving congregational religion services. So, essentially there are other plans I had to be modified to fit into the COVID-19 new normal lifestyle. One of the quite major roles as a Nigerian student is that I have just earned is an improvement in literature (reading and writing) monumental moments to feel delighted with relatives and neighbors — moments sharing circumstances and experiences as the deadly virus trapped us in our house. In essence, my daily schedule while the Coronavirus creates us in a new form of being, a few days in L