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Of plants or planets? (Poetry) 20-01-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Husk, my little seed! Who is that there next to me? Hello my friend, as you will know, a large world awaits for you to grow. But where? We're in a big "black pit"! Hey! watch those words while we're in it- for this big black pit may turn to...

When Nature Sea Caresses (Poetry) 26-07-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
Each time we walk Each time we swim Each time we sit down At the sea side,we see the breeze blows cool, We feel the ocean. Not in the cup that we hold In our hands. Not in the...

Women's Rights and the Media (Opinions) 6-10-2004
by Nandita Saikia
I've heard it said that fighting for women's rights isn't about obtaining results overnight but about changing the attitudes of people over a period of time and as true as that might be, whether one talks about the implementation of CEDAW, rape,...

Что я хочу рассказать миру о России? (Opinions) 16-11-2004
by irene melchner
Что бы я рассказала о своей Родине человеку, который знает о России лишь понаслышке и знает её расположение только на географической карте?» Рассказать хочется сразу так много и обо всём! У моей России живая...

باب الحارة ،البابور الأخرس، فتح حماس مفارقة حقيقية (Opinions) 1-12-2007
by Adham Tobail
باب الحارة ،البابور الأخرس، فتح حماس مفارقة حقيقية المشاهد الفلسطيني خاصة في قطاع غزة يعتبر الأكثر في العالم العربي مشاهدة لمسلسلات السورية ، نظراً ان المسلسلات السورية تعرض وضعاً واقعياً يتشابه نوع ما مع الواقع الفلسطيني خلال فترة...

"Education" or "Schooling"?? (Opinions) 22-10-2011
by Akshyata Uprety
Educating or Schooling? The fundamental assumption that we have internalized regarding "education" has often been confused with a mere theory of "schooling." Developing countries around the world are celebrating the delight of increase in the...

"بيت القصير" في برج الفردوس (Opinions) 29-06-2008
by Fadi Doukhan
ليست تسمية "بيت القصير" خطأ مطبعياً نشير من خلالها إلى "بيت القصيد" المنعقد كلَّ اثنين في قبو الفندق الموسوم بـ"برج الفردوس"، إنما هو مسمى مجازي دالٌّ على فحوى هذه الظاهرة المسائية (الشعرية). ولما كانت اللغة العربية لغة مجازية ، فقد أراحتنا في...

$100 Laptop! Is it worth what it seems to be? (Opinions) 18-11-2007
by alok shrestha
The project named, OLPC (One Laptop per Child), is gaining rapid popularity in developing as well as developed countries. This project was initially conceptualized by Nicholas Negroponte, founder chairman of MITs’ (Massachusetts Institute of...

...Barren ! (Poetry) 24-10-2008
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
My land is not barren, just misused, A land that feed me and nurtured me, A city that saw me grow under the sun, Water defied science and was odor-full, The land is grey, grouse with a tint of green, Bitter is kolanut but yet medicinal for...

11 de Setembro: Dia do Cerrado – Dia do Esquecimento (Opinions) 10-09-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
11 de Setembro: Dia do Cerrado – Dia do Esquecimento Por: Efraim Neto A segunda maior formação vegetal do Brasil é uma dos ecossistemas mais esquecido pelo Governo Federal e pela população brasileira. Mesmo abrangendo 10 Estados, uma área...

11 O'Clock News (Poetry) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
Breaking news Reading improves your vocabulary Ambition creates success The more effort you put in The better the outcome There is no such thing as an overachiever Now to Harry Rear for sports Thank you, Cindy Last night’s game was a...

4 Steps to learn anything (Opinions) 17-09-2008
by Wajid Baysudee
step 1 Find someone to learn with In trying to learn anything, finding a learning buddy usually does the trick. While some people might scoff at the idea of finding another person to learn with, there are, in fact, plenty of positives associated...

A Bridge of Peace (Poetry) 26-02-2008
by Sean Amos
My Arab sister, Let us build a sturdy bridge Form your olive world to mine, From my orange world to yours, Above the boiling pain Of acid rain prejudice -...

A ciência e a nossa sociedade (Opinions) 12-02-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Vivemos um momento muito interessante dessa nossa odisséia terrestre. As diversas formas de fanatismos estão cada vez mais próximas de todas as nossas relações sociais, afetivas e mecânicas. Tivemos, nessa grande concepção de construção...

A CNMA e a imprensa (Opinions) 29-11-2007
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
A III Conferência Nacional de Meio Ambiente está chegando (08 a 11 de maio de 2008 - http://www.amazonia.org.br/noticias/noticia.cfm?id=255938). Qual o papel da imprensa no processo de construção das propostas que serão apresentadas durante as...

A Dead Tree in a Field of Green (Short Story) 2-04-2008
by Sebastian St.Troy
“Scared, nervous, sick to my stomach. Afraid people would see me differently and not treat me the way that I should be treated.” This comment isn’t unusual for those who fear disclosing something personal, something fearful that makes us feel...

A Divided Youth (Short Story) 10-04-2010
by Alaka H
[Note: This is my article entry for the 'Panorama and Global Gallery Contest', http://yfc.tigweb.org/getinvolved/contest.html?ec=556,268089] Although I am from Bangladesh, I have friends from nations all over the world, such as Namibia and...

A Dream I had (Poetry) 4-11-2006
by vina bronx
Sleep like a baby yet i woke up like a man. Deep in the heart of your dreams you’ll find your self-holding inside a spun on crystal star kissed night. Aerate a warm inviting sky. In dreams I shall drift silently beyond world I know, soaring...

A familiar Breathe (Poetry) 25-10-2008
by Ayo Morakinyo
The breathe of a stranger might cause a snare A smile from a stranger will I not spare For like ghosts dressed in horrible attires The breathe of a stranger frightens like a cluster of poisonous spiders But, a familiar breathe could calm a...

A FIGHT WITH SLEEP (Poetry) 15-11-2006
by Dio nguavese
I never denied you any hour, So i never knew your power, I thought you never had the strength, Until i fought with you at length. After the day's work drew nigh, I denied you at night, And the next day, This was all i could say....

A goleadas aprendi (ante Argentina) (Poetry) 9-07-2007
by ANDDY JOEL LANDACAY HERNANDEZ
A goleadas aprendí mi labor de hincha fatal con la selección Nacional del país donde nací. Tener una Copa América No lo vi ni en mi niñez Todos nos ganan de a tres Sin sudar la camiseta Yo creo que la derrota La sembró Burga desde...

A good leader (Poetry) 17-12-2006
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
A good leader is an agent of change, resilient and forward thinking. A good leader understands the hopes dreams and aspirations of his people. A good leader believes in transparent honesty and accountability. A good leader works towards the...

A Imagem de Um Sonho (Opinions) 8-09-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
É um dia comum, assim como todos os outros. Estava indo novamente para o cursinho, como sempre faço todos os dias. Subindo, vagarosamente, as duas ladeiras que fazem parte do curto-longo caminho, quando estou a reparar nos detalhes de minha vida....

A importância da participação dos jovens no jornalismo ambiental (Opinions) 2-12-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Por Efraim Neto A partir do momento em que compreendemos o meio ambiente como “o lugar determinado ou percebido, onde os elementos naturais e sociais estão em relações dinâmicas e em interação e que essas relações implicam em processos de...

A menjedoura da perdição (Poetry) 21-12-2006
by José Emygdio de Carvalho Neto
A dúvida da vida me faz duvidar Se a própria vida é um ciclo ou um ciclone a arrastar Pés descalços de quem não sabe ao menos andar Se pretende pregar ou ajoelhar A cor da sandália de São Francisco Os pés de Jesus Cristo A dor pálida de...

A Play in the Open Theatre (Poetry) 20-10-2008
by Ashish Bhandari
You laugh, you smile, you sob and you cry You play, you win, you deceive and you die. You live, you sleep, you think and you dream You speak, you say, you shout and you scream. You write, you read, you feel and you see You hear, you touch you...

A Poet I am not (Poetry) 16-11-2007
by afddf
A poet I am not A writer unappreciated Works unworthy of appreciation A poet I am not Though words wrapped in metaphorical loveliness They only evoke feelings of nothingness A poet I am not But a promoter of silence Not only in sounds...

A Sestina on Words (Poetry) 22-05-2007
by Terese Mörtvik
My dreams whisper of worlds far beyond the fallen tears of a child lost in harsh words. My breaths release the burden and my weary head feels light. This is right -I will forgive all. The people behind the curtains all live behind...

A Special Day (Poetry) 6-08-2008
by Omo'ba
A Special Day Truly a day beyond compare, A day for deep refleshions, A day for solicitations. A day for reconciliation, A day for sweet words A day for mingling of souls and body-parts A day for wrapped goodwills. A day...

A Spectator (Poetry) 28-12-2006
by Nnabuchi Akpeh
Per chance I were to be a Spectator Watching the "Self" Go through his daily routine Would I find him worthy of me Would I wish he were not Would I wonder He's being victimized He's playing the victim Can I justify his esteem Can I build...

A Talk Between two Young Artists (Interviews) 23-08-2004
by Yasmary Mora
Hi! My name is Bo and I work as a trainee at the Music Mayday Foundation in the Netherlands. I play saxophone in an experimental jazz band called Velatropa (see picture). I’ve been working here for a week and I was asked to do a chat interview...

A Teoria de Gaia de James Lovelock (Opinions) 7-03-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
A visão da Terra do espaço, pelos olhos de um astronauta ou através da mídia visual, produz a impressão de ela se comportar como um planeta vivo, onde os seres vivos, o ar, os mares e as rochas se reúnem e interagem: o superorganismo Gaia (nome de...

A thousand voices (Interviews) 12-08-2007
by POCHOLO GONZALES
A THOUSAND VOICES It’s not just about doing the voices anymore. For voice talents executives Pocholo Gonzales and Brian Ligsay, it is sustaining a craft that has been around before television, and nurturing future voices to be heard. Mel...

A virtual democracy (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
Digital Psycho-geography Architecture is emerging from the rubble of the Pre-revolutionary Internet. Days when the one way communication of static sites mirrored the reality of a faceless world dominated by corporations. Web 2.0 has brought...

A wild animal (Poetry) 7-08-2008
by Bilal Hamamra
When I a glass of wine have, Childhood like a wild animal rises up That on my sick reason feeds Reason that was by a serpent stung But, the fruits of this garden I often sip

A Writer's Inspiration (Poetry) 3-07-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
We live in an environment. It shapes our thoughts, Behaviors and languages. As we live together In the society, We watch each other Much as we watch nature. We endeavor to identify How nature and each of us Relate to each other....

About human rights (Poetry) 26-11-2007
by NGALA Elvis
The feeling of being Human, The right to a fair trial, The right to equal protection by the law, The right to education, The right to seek and enjoy asylum, Freedom of assembly, expression and association, Freedom from discrimination, Its...

Absolute (Poetry) 2-12-2007
by IKPOBARI SENEWO
U feel my being Yes, you feel my being. It's hard to understand honey, how well stepped You've matched into me; I hold so fast to all you told, and glue so tight to all u 'fold. The lyrics of that song come to me like the waves to the...

Act... (Poetry) 18-04-2009
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
My feet are locked at the moment for money carries a man without strength, My hands are tied for the while for health is far from my friends, My mouth is mute... ...but i will talk; That my people will die is not a fallacy......

African Diamond (Poetry) 10-05-2008
by luki
African Diamond like the water in a channel you walk ever so gracefully over the sharpest rocks, you tame their contours into smooth diamonds that are valuable and a marvel to hold... i was a lonely rock in the river before a warm...

African leaders are near to failing us!!! (Opinions) 29-07-2007
by KENNETH NANA AMOATENG
AFRICAN LEADERS ARE NEAR TO FAILING US!!! The implementation of every policy by governments matters the Child’s well-being. African countries have moved from colonialism into constitutional, self-governing states and their leaders have for...

African Traditional Religion: The People’s Culture and the European Perception (Opinions) 10-07-2006
by ADEBARI ADEOLU
Over the years, African traditional institutions have thrived on religion. Religion serves as the structure around which all other activities, such as cultural, economic, political and social organizations are built. In order to understand the...

AKE: THE BEATS OF IROKO, (Poetry) 1-06-2007
by simeon ifarinde
The sage of letters drew His strength from the pouch Of knowledge Where mighty men fail To listen, word dazzle the Mind, Ninny men disguised In a wise cloak, claiming to be Wise, but Ake: The beats of iroko, Whips lustful Men of...

Along this road I walk... (Short Story) 26-01-2007
by Jay-R Patron
I enjoy long walks. Before I got my motorcycle, I would walk from the office to the shuttle station 30 minutes away. I delight myself with a keen observance of people as they go about their daily lives. They walk with me, and I ask myself,...

An ode to my aged pen (Poetry) 27-08-2008
by Toyin Sanwo
A light of the ages, The favourite of the muses, Mightier than Excalibur Is my poetic sceptre. Dig deep into artistic dungeons And unlock the wits of ages; Reveal to the world mysteries And lead me to palaces. Dumb shall I be Without...

An Uncoveted Question In My Dream (Short Story) 7-02-2007
by Jay-R Patron
I woke up that morning with much excitement and anticipation for the day’s agenda. It was the first time that I would be spending time with her after so many months. I got out of bed and followed my morning routine. After an hour or so of my...

Ange Marie Badou (Poetry) 11-11-2008
by François Vianou Godonou
Chantre de la lutte contre la corruption Ta voix tonne encore et encore Malgré ta traversée du rideau éternel Qui encore pourra oser parler corruption Dans notre cité, ton biglochémin natal Tu as été de tous les combats Celui de la vie, de...

Anticipation (Poetry) 29-02-2008
by Enygma
The clock would tick and I would inhale. The clock would tock and I would exhale. In silent rhythm, we waited.

Any other way? (Poetry) 12-03-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
Why is it that we wonder- On the same thing we ponder? Life is not assuring, Everything so alluring us, To a place of which we not know. To a place of which we find various ways to grow. What is it within us, to hate with a vengeance?...

Are our leaders cut out for peace-building? (Short Story) 14-07-2009
by Victor Oriwa
After the 2007 elections, Kenya was burning. Tens of thousands of people, mostly women and children, were displaced. The world thought Kenya was finished. Was it ethnicity or just people and power? In recent weeks, the Kenyan delegation went to...

Art and Book Festival (Poetry) 14-06-2007
by Adeshina Olusanya
I went to an art and book festival I saw books, very many books I saw Michelangelo, heard Mozart At the art and book festival. Flowers were shared, plays were staged I heard songs. I saw dances I saw Adam I saw Eve, and even little ones....

Art and the Paranoiac-Critical Activity (Opinions) 5-08-2004
by sabrina davidson
Let’s talk about it for a minute. I live in a world where my imagination controls my humanity. In this ever present reality where I am sometimes sleeping when I'm awake and sometimes awake when I’m sleep. I imagine the dream world where I look up...

Artists (Poetry) 15-11-2005
by Daniel Brophy
Artists just feel there way through Darkness, imperfection, graffiti-tunnels, the blindness of painting, without reason, without plan, being taken by the wind, wherever it may lead they follow no fixed rules, use random tools, all around...

As an Ex (Poetry) 1-09-2004
by Louise Chapman
Chrissy Walsh’s girlfriend, Now what a role to fill, I knew we’d be at one, one day, For years, and further still. ‘How come?’ I hear you asking, ‘And who came on to who?’ We laugh and say politely ‘Your sources are untrue.’ Throughout...

As Mudanças Climáticas e um novo cenário para as crianças (Opinions) 9-01-2009
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Por: Efraim Neto* A busca exacerbada por um desenvolvimento cego, sempre provoca conseqüência irreversíveis à natureza de uma criança; por conseqüência, ao ecossistema e, também, a uma cultura. Em tempos de crise social, ambiental e...

As selfless as words (Poetry) 24-10-2007
by Saurabh
The offspring of language, The survivors of age, Featuring in thoughts penned by one and many, Working selflessly, yet don’t charge a penny! Wings are for the birds, For the poet, servers are words! Depicting imagination, sorrow, joy and...

As we part...... (Poetry) 6-10-2008
by Samira Hassan Ahmed
May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through....

asking for forgiveness... (Poetry) 13-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
asking for forgiveness... Sweetheart... do you know ,what is a love? did you realized it before? its you and inside you and its all things which it means you you are the love, sweetheart sweet angel... however you yelled, i...

Aspire to Inspire before you Expire (Short Story) 3-06-2009
by karen
What inspires you? I am inspired by different young people who are able to connect with each other despite the different culture and beliefs that they have. I am also inspired by young children who can make a difference in an adult's life!...

At the party (Poetry) 15-11-2004
by Shireen
Where are you, honey? Are you here at the party? I've been looking for you I've searched all night What shall I do? You are nowhere in sight I've forgotten the time The me I used to be My mind is tired From all the thinking My heart...

Attention Span (Poetry) 9-11-2006
by Nnabuchi Akpeh
Thump thump . . . thump thump My heart beats Though I sit here My thoughts wander What does tomorrow hold Will measure up Did I prepare adequately Thump thump . . . thump thump My heart beats The appointed time is now The examiner is...

Away again (Poetry) 2-05-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
You've smiled away again Never homeward bound again Where lonely and lone I stand There gone and lucky you smiled Where we once sang of love all night Has become not and a vanishing point You were my star and pride Now, my worst cloud and...

Barred (Poetry) 23-06-2004
by Cara
barbed wires circle the view cutting through your barred bed- room window reflecting the neighbour’s television opening to the world: brick, cement, antenna, cloud textures rough and brown rusted silver linings glued to the picture...

Beacon of Change (Poetry) 1-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Ideas resulting to seeking an ideal option The stung fact that life is “beautiful” lost Our dreams fell down to sing hymns Praises for failure embedded in the anthem Let us share the cake! Make this place crake like predecessor’s stroke...

Beacon of Change (Poetry) 1-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Ideas resulting to seeking an ideal option The stung fact that life is “beautiful” lost Our dreams fell down to sing hymns Praises for failure embedded in the anthem Let us share the cake! Make this place crake like predecessor’s stroke...

Beautiful (Poetry) 19-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Beautiful… Reminding of the little mermaid: Living a world where rules are mermaid. Where everybody got something inside…Beautiful. Still it takes one only to bring it out…Beautiful. Don’t know if you sometimes feel the same. Here’s the...

Beautiful Bola (Poetry) 12-04-2008
by Mohammed Ahmed-Shaibu
Bring her, anywhere you find her, Echo to her, I've been made for her, Add pounds sterling to my message, deliver to her, Utilize all possible, it must get to her. Thoughts about her reign in my heart, feeling dejected because my arms are...

Beauty (Poetry) 7-11-2006
by Wright
Inner Beauty How often we want to be called beautiful How often we want to be looked upon as beautiful Beautiful in our bodies Beautiful in our souls Beautiful in our minds Beauty is psychological Beauty is how you see yourself in the face...

Because I Found You (Poetry) 4-11-2006
by Odimegwu Onwumere
Because I Found You I was once a parallel line Running from a point without any destination. I was once a loner Left alone at the lonely road back way. I was once cynical Seeing everybody as a hypocrite, Criticizing every event...

Because we are one (Poetry) 1-07-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
No matter your colour You breath the same air Have the same blood Share the same earth Have the same hopes Because we are one No matter your religion We share a common humanity We all have two hands We all have two legs One head, two...

Before It's Too Late (Poetry) 31-05-2004
by Scot Castor
The world’s about to end I’ve felt this day comin’ My last day on Earth Time for one last sin I want you so bad I crave your sweet taste I hate being afraid To look you in the face I’m too scared ‘Cause I’ve been scared It’s not my...

Being our brother's keeper (Poetry) 8-11-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Being our brother's keeper is being the anchor in times of trouble Being our brother's keeper is being a friend in need and indeed Being our brother's keeper is obeying the freedom of speech and right to liberty Being our brother's keeper is...

Beloved (Poetry) 31-07-2008
by david mbitu
Seems like eternity since I wrote to you dear, Though not a thing is gone; all within and near. The memories we caress with sorrow, on parting nights: of us. Remember how walked in caroling effulgent lights, Listening to nature, violins and...

Better Tomorrow (Poetry) 29-03-2005
by Joël Kalpram
She can feel the sun And also the sorrow. She doesn’t want to go on. So she prays for a better tomorrow Its hard for her to cope. She’d like to runaway. In her heart she knows That she can't stay. You can see the sadness Deep within her...

Beyond Social Works (Short Story) 30-10-2006
by Shakti Ghimire
Beyond Social Works The person who is always involved in non profitable organizations or charity as a leader does not have individual existence and should compromise with their personal life. Usually, person wants to spend some moments with...

Beyond the Porn Video (Opinions) 1-04-2008
by Hamza Jamilu
By Hamza Jamilu The recent circulation of a sex video clip purported to have been snapped for private viewing generated mixed reactions from the public in the entire North and beyond. Initially, when the news broke of the said video clip...

Biddle - unfortunately dreamt (Poetry) 1-09-2004
by Louise Chapman
I dreamt we walked across an ashen beach, The brittle moonlight gleamed through ragged mist, You slipped ahead, though not beyond my reach. Glanced back and touched my cheek. We never kissed. Then waking in a warm, yet vacant bed, As...

Big Amy's Birthday Poem (Poetry) 15-09-2004
by Jack Lashbrook
Prime-time Princess, walk out in the world, Mingle in the crowd. Have your straight hair curled. Do all that’s legally allowed. Prime-time Princess, fall in and out of love. Sail out beyond the shore. Search for treasure, below and above....

Birthday Wishes (Poetry) 12-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Just like the beauty of night, the moon and the stars. O! those shining darling creatures up there, in the skies. You’re brighter, finer than ten tender beautiful butterflies ‘Cos for this reason were you born; to fly high. Why? Eagles amongst...

BLESSED BE HIS NAME (Poetry) 5-05-2007
by Awosusi Oluwatope
I was walking by the side of the road When I saw a young girl She was busy enjoying herself with the gift of nature I looked at her And I shook my head I wished I could do the same too But time would not permit me I looked up and down...

Blind Spot! (Short Story) 15-02-2009
by EUCHARIA IGWe Nee-Chukwuma
Blind Spot! Prologue: Blind Spot is what others, [the public] knows about you that you are not aware of. Goal is to try and minimize ones blind spot as much as possible. Sometimes painful to become aware of ones blind spot, but it is worth it-...

Bloody Jeans (Poetry) 27-05-2004
by Ali Khan
Going in the morning. It was raining. The water was splashing. Drops were flying. Saving my jeans, I was thinking, "What I am trying? To save... To save..." I started working. I worked until I cut my hand, And...

Branding and Personality (Opinions) 20-07-2007
by Abraham Isaac Omotayo
Life gives us what we are not, and what we want to be. We are instrumental to whatever we become in life. For you to be successful in life you need to be original, carbon copy cannot be like the original. Being unique does not mean that you have...

Building the Nigeria of Our Dreams (Opinions) 3-01-2008
by Amaize Ohimai Godwin
Indeed, these are trying times. Apparently, yet paradoxically, these are times when the past presents more hope than the future. For some, it is perceived there is no future at all. The pathway to a new dawn has become a rocky terrain of recurring...

Cable TV in India (Opinions) 15-03-2003
by Ashwin Gopinath
Cable television is a rough business in India. Earlier this month, a number of villagers had been arrested for tapping cable lines in a rural village. That sort of thing sits ill with India’s vision of itself as a knowledge-industry superpower,...

Call to the rescue (Opinions) 1-11-2008
by ADEOLA
Compliments and kind regards to you my entire fellow advocates. I hope we are still relentlessly pursuing a better world not just for us but the yet unborn generation. I doff my cap to you all. To my fellow advocates who have been reacting...

Campus Tale (Poetry) 2-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The point has already been made before tide It looks at a story unfolding A tale of boy meets girl Lovely evening in class and domestic affairs Freshers meet freshers Old schools meet old schools The vanguard shaped the content A tide...

Can anyone understand? (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
Seasons come and go Fond memories are savoured At periods of discouragement And low state Good and positive Experiences always desired With no provision or expectation For the undesired Taught to accept positive experiences As God’s...

Can beginnings be dreamt anew? (Poetry) 11-07-2008
by R Kahendi
To write is to tell of worlds yet unformed. To dream is to build new kingdoms abroad. But what of our living world and our aging kingdoms? What of the dystopian madness in which we dwell? Can we not change it, Scrap the old story? Can we not...

Canta pra mim, Voz da Nossa terra abençoada! (Poetry) 20-11-2008
by Elaine
Canta pra mim e me deixa entrar no seu mundo não esqueça de me levar com carinho Canta pra mim entra no meu quarto e faz a bagunça de costume revira minha rotina e me faz vibrar sem me tocar Canta pra mim e me mostra o paraíso não...

Cassandra (Poetry) 14-11-2006
by Delilah Misheralak
I will never forget the times we spent together. You are forever in my heart. Good times, bad times, sad times, scary times, happy times. No matter what time it was, you were there. I have hurt you, you have hurt me also, but we always forgive...

Castaway (Poetry) 23-09-2007
by dilim ogbuagu
Would i ever be home again a home in your arms again i am castaway in the dugouts of loneliness exiled to land of sorrows would i ever be one again without my home a drifter i am in these plains of desolation a lover i used to be in a home...

Chained (Poetry) 30-05-2008
by jean celeste paredes
Don’t want to seize the chance Of bein’ next to you. I swear I won’t hold, Unveil a mystery foretold. Absurdity! I rather be Conscience stricken. Leave me not a shadow, Neither of yesterday or tom’row. Why should your mind chain...

Cheerful denial (Poetry) 16-10-2006
by Butter J. Fly
Turn to channel 5, Tune up to FM 95.3 Listening and watching Ephemeral reality of denial, Which leads to an everyday cheerful existence, which makes me queasy and volatile, leading to self-denial and self-repugnance. Instead. Think and...

Child Labour and Human Rights (Opinions) 21-05-2004
by jamal siddiqui
We are guilty of many errors and faults, But our worst crime is abandoning the children, Neglecting the foundation of life, Many of the things we need can wait, The child can not, Right now is the time his bones are being formed, His blood...

Children demand their rights, protection for a brighter future (Opinions) 29-07-2007
by KENNETH NANA AMOATENG
Ten school children from selected Junior Secondary Schools in Tema on Thursday marked the Day of the African Child with a call on African leaders to implement sustainable plans that would eradicate poverty, provide protection and security for...

Children talk as they’re taught (Poetry) 15-07-2010
by Eyselpeyt Trilles
“Picture, Kamoro Young Man in His Traditional Attire”, by Harya Children are like sponges, They easily absorb what they see and sense. What they see and hear, think and feel, They will embrace and repeat. Children are fragile...

Civilisation (Poetry) 30-11-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
It is difficult to be exact about the day, the exact day when civilisation ended, the day we stopped being members of communities that respected, even cared about each other and the precious world. It was not the day that awful, bossy woman*...

Cloudless Man (Poetry) 6-09-2008
by Sion Lion
As he plays his childhood playing He always builds his success bridge unknowingly If he cries, he sees his benefit unknowingly If he rejoices, he conquers malevolence unknowingly At bed, he sleeps against strife unknowingly His...

Come Back to Me (Poetry) 24-06-2007
by AMINE CHERRAI
dont say goodbye this is not our last night there is a long time to live together dont leave my sky becouse of you i'm alive and i swear to you i'll be better so please come back to me if you leave me i'll be nothing i'll be a heart...

Consider Poor Haiti (Poetry) 26-01-2010
by A Better Community for All (ABC4All)
Picture, Haiti National Palace Damaged , by Marco Dormino/ United Nations Development Program, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license . Music and Lyrics by Ron Israel...

Considerações sobre a funcionalidade dos objetos (Short Story) 19-03-2008
by Daiane
I. Guarda-chuva - [de guardar+chuva] S.m. Armação de varetas móveis, coberta de pano ou de outro material, usada para resguardar as pessoas da chuva ou do sol. ( Dicionário Aurélio) * Lembra daquela coisinha mimosa com estampa de super...

Counterfeit Love (Poetry) 14-03-2007
by friday solomon
loneliness overtakes sadness depression takes the place of disenchantment though standing I am deeply pressed down it is like in a standstill brightness turned totally bleak what has happened what has love done love is so unfair it...

CREATING AWARENESS: Why we have to change tactics to acheive the Millenium Development Goals (Opinions) 22-11-2006
by erick ochieng otieno
Tell any journalist that there is a nuclear bomb explosion, “…there is an attack on a president’s pet; there is a clash between two prominent leaders of the world….” and they will have the time create a headline out of it, but tell them that...

Cry oh beloved Africa! (Poetry) 11-01-2008
by Nosipho Dhladhla
I was born into the land of Umvelincanti, I was born into the land of Jezebel, in a land rich with resources, in a land without supply, without quality, in a land that can feed us all, in a land that feeds the minority, where the poor get...

Cupid will Love (Poetry) 8-01-2009
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
I know love is real but i have my fear All seem to look for gain not care nor sacrifice; I have fallen in love So have i been hurt So bad i crave madly losing all i gained; I can feel love for another but do not desire to see it When...

Cynical (Poetry) 6-05-2008
by Angela Sun
Make-believes are for dreamers and nothing else Aye, I was one once Long ago, when everything still seemed possible When luck seemed to be a greatly distributed thing When movie-stars and musicians were picked up from the streets When my...

Deforestation (Short Story) 19-04-2007
by CT
I can hear another rumble down there. From the hilltop where I stand, the machines look like black and yellow dots at the rim of the forest; like mice nibbling a big piece of cheese; like acid gnawing, germs infecting. Another loud noise echoed...

Departed (Poetry) 18-11-2007
by Larry Ron Kali
We think we're slick, we think we're cool, we think that God dropped out of school. We think we know, we think we're smart, we think we can live without His heart. We've got all the answers, we've got all the skills, We've got just what...

Desperate… But Somehow Manage to Live On! (Poetry) 27-02-2007
by Mbũrũ Kamau
The evening wind, gracefully blowing toward the west, Running after the lazy withdrawing shadows Without hasting to look back In the vanities of the nature Somehow, under desperate eagerness, we manage to move on! Then under...

Destination (Poetry) 24-09-2007
by Olagbemiro Ibukun
By fact or act, We're posterity; Of our lineage's integrity, Whose red-coal desire we draft; With every living in our heart. At the onset of our journey, We feet the history terrain; With every muscle and vein, We sweatingly forge on-...

Destination (Poetry) 24-09-2007
by Olagbemiro Ibukun
By fact or act, We're posterity; Of our lineage's integrity, Whose red-coal desire we draft; With every living in our heart. At the onset of our journey, We feet the history terrain; With every muscle and vein, We sweatingly forge on-...

Destined for Greater Glory (Poetry) 17-10-2006
by Simone Renee Lewis
I'm a soldier I thought I told ya. The last words I heard him utter, yeah he did what he said and na he didn't stutter. Yeah I know him like no other, he was my older brother. But the truth to the story, he was destined for greater glory. Until he...

DIALOGUE WITH GOD (Opinions) 28-05-2007
by Rwax Qax
DIALOGUE WITH GOD Hearing His Voice and letting your voice be heard! Psalm 29:3-4...The voice of the Lord is over the waters; The God of Glory thunders; The Lord is over many waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful; the Voice of the Lord is...

Digital Divide: Technologies and the Youth Agenda (Opinions) 10-10-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
A youth walks in to a television station and requests for media coverage for one of the events that he or she has organized. The response given, is a question about whether a prominent person is attending the event. This is one of the,...

Discussão sobre Jornalismo Ambiental (Opinions) 26-03-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Seguindo o que determina muitos pensadores do jornalismo, isso na questão política – aqui não indissociável das questões ambientais – os meios de comunicação são compreendidos com um instrumento de interesse político, e nós jornalistas ambientais...

Domestic Violence in the Press a Century Ago (Opinions) 27-12-2007
by Nandita Saikia
In 1881, a Mr Bergh (who had earlier restrained cruelty towards animals) proposed a bill which would punish wife-beaters by flogging them. The article which reported this questioned Mr Bergh’s reverence for the holy institution of marriage and...

Don`t Ask..... (Poetry) 11-12-2006
by hazem al jaber
Don`t ask me , my sweetheart.... don`t ask what is wandering in my mind... don`t ask how many ladies I've known... just ask how much I loved you ... ask, how many times I dreamed about you.. ask, how much I desired you, while we were apart......

Don`t Lie to Yourself (Poetry) 25-11-2006
by hazem al jaber
my love no one is there in my life you are the true fact in my life only you I have only you I love first love to me you are the first breath that I take take from the lips which I kissed there where we were and no one else with us my...

Drama and music fight against gender-based violence in all forms (Short Story) 1-07-2007
by Jonas Eriksson
Every year, across the globe, thousands of women and girls are being trafficked and sold into virtual slavery. What if it happened to you or someone in your family? What will you do about it if it does? These are some of the questions that...

Dreams vs. Reality (Poetry) 4-06-2007
by Chelsea
Don't you love it when everything is perfect When there's no problems in life When everything seems so surreal? Wouldn't you just love to be perfect Have perfect skin A perfect body Perfect hair Be the IT person in life The so called...

Dreams vs. Reality (Poetry) 24-07-2007
by Chelsea Lam
Don't you love it when everything is perfect When there are no problems in life When everything seems so surreal? Wouldn't you just love to be perfect Have perfect skin A perfect body Perfect hair Be the IT person in life The so called...

El amor en un poema... aunque no lo pidas (Poetry) 5-04-2007
by Rosa Isabel Montero Torres
Aunque no quieras exhalar el suspiro que anticipa tu derrota. Aunque tu cuerpo pierda la liviandad que le contagian la pasión y el deseo ocultos en tu aroma. Es tu piel mi noche invertida, en la que me oculto. Forjas mi cuerpo a tu...

El Bueno, el Malo y la Nada: Medios y Jóvenes. (Opinions) 25-03-2007
by Sebastián Galanternik
En la década del setenta, durante la última dictadura militar en Argentina, la propaganda estatal mostraba que ser joven era hacer equitación o polo, vestir jerseys color crema, llevar el pelo corto y una expresión bovina en el rostro....

En Haïti, le désespoir pousse à l'exil malgré les risques (Short Story) 19-05-2007
by Osée Résidor
Article tire du : www.lenouvelliste.com En Haïti, le désespoir pousse à l'exil malgré les risques Réunis par groupes de cinq ou plus, assis sur des troncs d'arbres face à la mer ou sur de vieilles barques de pêcheurs, des jeunes Haïtiens...

En la montaña (Poetry) 14-03-2009
by Cristino Alberto Gómez Luciano
Hoy entonaré contigo el canto de la montaña, como lo entonan las aves avanzada la mañana, y cuesta arriba los pinos con sus violines y arpas. Tengo ganas de subir paso a paso, hasta la cima, allí silbar o rugir sin que lo impida el...

Encanto Sertanejo (Poetry) 2-03-2008
by Elaine
Sertanejos que trazem a sinceridade através das vozes que abraçam nossas vidas Que a cada dia nos fazem sentir amor mesmo não carregando uma paixão no peito Nos levam às lágrimas em poucos segundos despertando lembranças profundamente...

Enquanto Houver Sonho (Poetry) 12-04-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
E nquanto houver crianças sonhando, haverá sempre Esperança! U tópica sociedade de falsos moralistas! A doramos e admiramos a vossa ignorância: Tu és Homem? M elancolia é a essência do mundo; cada um vive a tua vida! O rdinária situação de...

Esperança (Poetry) 7-04-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Preso a ignorância e a futilidade de um mundo. Vou vivendo sem sentir-me alienado aos ideais de uma sociedade. Desespero, fome e miséria atormentam-me a paciência. Não há esperança de que tudo isso seja arquivado. O medo é chorado pelo...

Espoir (Poetry) 15-10-2008
by ibrahim kalla
Cette plante inadaptée au désert Qui suit passiblement la menace du climat Ma vie tient à un fil aussi mince que que celui de l'araigneé : l'espoir d'une pluie abondante Qui fleurira le...

Esquecer (Poetry) 26-08-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
É chegado o dia em que necessitamos repensar as nossas atividades. Repensar a nossa insignificante ação de omitir fatos e verdades. Assumir a nossa dependência pela tristeza e pela pureza. Acrescer a nossa agonia o tom da nossa insensibilidade...

Essence (Poetry) 11-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Mar 15, 2008 9:38 AM There are princes; There are clowns; There are vicars; There are atheists; There are heroes; There are persons. But have you noticed We all face nothing but trials? A chance to change, Th grace to make better...

Evento que ocorre ainda este ano no México, reconhecerá os melhores projetos para o desenvolvimento da juventude na América Latina e Caribe (Opinions) 20-01-2009
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Projeto de cooperação entre organizações internacionais, regionais, governamentais, do setor acadêmico e civil, organizado pela UNESCO, selecionará as melhores práticas em políticas e programas de juventude na América Latina e Caribe em 2009....

Experience! (Poetry) 28-03-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Taking a regal step In appreciation of our mothers The great mothers of the world I dared the hyena howl Let him howl and let us experience peace My poem bursts into laughter Peace starts with these people In the name of people my story...

Faces at the Cafe (Short Story) 20-01-2008
by Morgan Jennifer Rhiannon Gardiner
She sits at the table in front of me, her long blond tresses spilling over her shoulders. Her milk white hands fiddle with the sugar, turning the small black paper package over and over. She twists it in her hands, folds forming as she does. She...

Fashion in the jungle. (Poetry) 20-04-2008
by david mbitu
What if the jungle animals wore clothes? Mr. Tall Giraffe the managing director, Would always be late for business meetings. Tying some hundreds ties on his long neck. Brigadier Lion would look majestic. Wearing a military uniform;...

Flaming Filmmaker (Interviews) 9-02-2007
by Lize-Leandra Ehlers
Paul van Schalkwyk has aligned himself with the international film making standards and protocol of production. Namibia’s top producer and director has a chain of accolades following him on his film making and photographic career. He is the...

flash love (Poetry) 3-03-2009
by kaboyo julius
its not am impatient dear, but rather, i so much fear; like one awaiting a dear to come out of the bush clearly, he ends up spearing the tail. like one awaiting a rose to blosom fully, it withers in his hands so do i fear dear to loose...

Flirting (Opinions) 15-03-2007
by Sean Amos
Flirting is almost an art form. It takes much practice to execute the subtle signals of interest with perfect timing. Thankfully, there is no shortage of flirting tips for men out there. However, flirting is only half the battle. To truly make...

Fly in the sky (Poetry) 26-03-2007
by jamal siddiqui
Fly! fly high in the sky - I'll be your wings, Yes, I know; we can do it together, I'm Sure, we can live like this forever; Let;s make a start, and the cool breeze of love will lead us lead us towards the bliss and delight, Just hold my...

For J.T Tom-West (Poetry) 1-11-2006
by Odimegwu Onwumere
For J.T Tom-West (A Poem From a Fan) When the news came that unfaithful day: “A Nollywood actor died in auto crash” Little did I think it was true Let alone being you, J.T Tom-West. I cannot realize how I felt But I remembered I...

For Nobody At All (Jake) (Poetry) 16-03-2008
by Emily Backs
Outside the door, it's cold, Won't you please come and hold My pale, shaking frame? I wish I knew your name... Why, about you, do I care? Unlike before, just a dare. With the others, I'd just sit and cry... With you, not even a sigh!...

Forever and Never (Poetry) 15-07-2007
by Iris Lea
Forever and never i so often wished to forget you my heart refuse to time cant change it i still love you the wind murmurs your name rain masks my sorrow the earth graved your step in her i hate faces i approach to flee you...

Friends are Strength (Short Story) 1-02-2008
by olubisi oguntade
They are more than a people They present rugged might in rain With their help they cover Providing shield from the weather Friends challenge us to recover Telling us we can be better Even when we seem to be losing they make us feel we’ll...

FRIENDSHIP (Poetry) 17-10-2006
by Dio nguavese
FRIENDSHIP Friendship is a trust. It is a promise made in the heart Silently unwritten... Unchangeable by how one feels. It is not an opportunity, It is a responsibility. Friendship gives no room for fear It is always...

From the Maghreb Atlas Mountains to America’s Appalachian Mountains (Interviews) 21-04-2007
by Slim MENZLI
As a Tunisian Fulbrighter, I was so jubilant to discover Kantara, a Tunisian-American group that epitomizes cross-cultural exchange, openness and tolerance through art. Kantara is a celebration of melodies, colors and perfumes across the...

Full moon (Poetry) 11-12-2009
by Trish
When the full moon shines on me Oh what power I can see Everything that shines above Has a power with nature and love When I look up to the skies It's like wonder to my eyes Oh my God, look at that star Looks so close, yet so very far...

Funti K (Zambian Musician) (Interviews) 11-10-2006
by Ntwale Siulanda
Funti K has been around for a long time and has been in the background of most productions of the current crop of Zambian music that we get to hear these days. He has been patient enough not to give up his quest to release an album and I guess...

GADDAFI (Poetry) 7-03-2011
by TEMIDAYO OLUWAFEMI GREATS
We wish we could tell them What they’ve done to us Our past damaged beyond repairs Because of taste for power and honour We wish we could find words to describe Pains we gained from unwillingness to change What falls us each day spend in...

Gagik Simonan, Chita (Opinions) 10-11-2004
by irene melchner
Здравствуйте! Меня зовут Гагик Симонян. Я студент факультета иностран-ных языков Забайкальского Государственного Педагогического Университета. Я живу в городе Чита, столице Забайкалья. Чтобы хоть как- то понять о чем идет речь достаточно...

Giovani menti: esperienze di partecipazione e cittadinanza attiva. (Opinions) 19-06-2007
by Francesca Montanari
Il recente Meeting sulle politiche giovanili (Urbino, 9-12 Maggio) ha sollevato tutte le scottanti questioni che riguardano la partecipazione dal basso alla vita pubblica, dalla politica alla cultura fino al volontariato. Una due giorni di...

GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE (Opinions) 24-03-2010
by DANIEL ONYI EBOH
GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE By Daniel Onyebuchi Eboh (Nigeria) 08036235739 ebonitefoundation@yahoo.com OR daniel_onyi@yahoo.com Culture is the way of life of a people within a given region. Over the years, the world has and continues to witness...

GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE AND NIGERIAN YOUTHS (Opinions) 12-04-2010
by Sokfa Francis John
Global youth culture is a complex hybrid culture. It is an outlook and understanding of the world among youths – young people between the ages of 14 and 35 – worldwide. It includes a shared taste in, and love of, mainstream popular trends in art,...

God liveth! (Poetry) 21-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
GOD LIVETH! Oh! This girl is so pretty. Her gentility is another entity. Girl, you're so fine! Your smiles reflects cloud nine. Hmm, where must you be from? Please, I must know where you're from. God liveth! Never thought such an...

Good governance and leadership (Short Story) 6-02-2008
by PRINCE C.J. BENJAMIN
Governance was created out from the word govern, which means; to rule a country, to control or direct the public affair of a city, control, influence something or somebody and to determine something. Governance is the activity or manner of...

Gravity (Poetry) 8-12-2006
by Irena Kagansky
I don’t give a damn about gravity, My motives are petty Yet, I need: definition, reckoning, I need to be bitten fatally by: the lure of the impossible, the voice of the uncharted, the tingling sensation inside that tells me...

Happy Birthday (Poetry) 2-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Happy Birthday Today, some years back You were brought into this world, Through the blessed womb of your mother, With the hardworking hands of your father, All by the abundant grace of God. To love and to cater for you That this day might...

Headlines (Poetry) 14-06-2007
by Adeshina Olusanya
It saddens Horse rides 'rider' Worm eats pig Ward slaps parent Son curses mum Dad docks daughter. Goat eats kid, Leaving stew fallow. Dog eats babe Servants manage master, Pupils beat teacher. It saddens When tenants Share...

Heart with a Thorn (Poetry) 16-09-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
Divers conceited to see, Sadist heat encase Acquire eagle eyes Rent heart not to relent Brew facial smiles Mixed in words spoken Pleasantly so fine. Torn a heart With a thorn Pick prickle out that Strut in soft heart To...

Heat up (Poetry) 23-12-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
It grew from the cradle to wear Flowers of colours to appeal, Branches with leaves to shelter, Nectar of juice not for a brawl, The day of the sun came With stiff over bearing, it came; A peel on the skin, empting of the branches, A...

Her Vision (Opinions) 1-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The girl-child proclaimed! Hope is coming from the place of the popular Yes, enjoy the rhythm that produces the sounds From the temple of magnets who produce liberty for the people Unchained shouted unchained! Transport us to our...

Hidden Data of Self-Knowledge (Opinions) 19-10-2007
by Vittal Koppal
It is a great feeling for me, for coming across a sensitive human being like you, who is interested in thinking globally acting locally. The limitations of one’s self-development are endless in itself. Because it includes all the self-improvement...

HIDDEN TEARS (Poetry) 12-03-2007
by Olagbemiro Ibukun
My soul painfully grief, For bedridden misfortune, Of ‘better-dead’ individuals, Unfit to be called humans, Yet the scepter in there hands lie. A cycle of power they form, The same political party, The same, unending apathy, Stares us in...

Hip Hop is never dead. The Mind of an Emcee is dying. (Opinions) 29-03-2007
by Racquel Nixon
Turn on your T.V. to MTV or BET or any other music channel, and you will see rappers bopping their head to their beat talking about cars, money and women. Nowadays Hip Hop lacks substance, you hear the same recycled material from a different...

Hollywood's Post-Colonial Africa (Opinions) 4-02-2009
by Lynne Lessard
The distraught state of post-colonial Africa is a popular subject with the western media. This kind of exposure has the potential to gain the much needed international attention. Though what is an issue of concern is the way the stories are...

Homo Videns Cibers Sapiens (Opinions) 25-03-2007
by Noelia Sol Perez Pedreira
Al principio nuestros ancestros utilizaron gestos, sonidos, piedras, tambores y señales de humo para expresar lo que sentían o pensaban. La distancia que recorrían esos mensajes era muy corta. Muchos siglos después, Harold Laswell exponía la...

Honestly love... (Poetry) 5-10-2008
by hazem al jaber
Honestly love... Loved you... before i see you... Loved you... before i hear your voice... Loved you... since first word you wrote to me... Loved you... from a first beat i felt with in my heart... Loved you... since i wrote...

Hope (Poetry) 13-04-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
No where not here unfortunate It is traveling man’s building A guide to the faithful fathers past Glorious to behold unexploited The village masters umpire Doesn’t really appreciate the difference In trouble our expectations fall short...

How art can get the message across (Opinions) 30-10-2006
by Sara Yasmin Kaiser Darr
Art student Sara Darr was inspired to use her skills to illustrate the importance of the Millennium Development Goals. In the summer of 2005, I was lucky enough to attend the third World Youth Congress in Stirling, which focused on the United...

How I can create a positive change (Opinions) 12-11-2007
by olusiji lasekan
John C. Maxwell said, “The first order of things to be changed is me, the leader. After I consider how hard it is to change myself, then I will understand the challenge of trying to change others. This is the ultimate test of leadership". It takes...

How Ogemdi’s life ended: a marriage of fortune to misfortune (Short Story) 6-12-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Once upon a time, there was a man called Ogemdi (My time awaits) who lived around a farming community called umu ndidi (descendants of patients) and as expected took up farming as an occupation from his youth. Ogemdi was an orphan and had no...

How Ogemdi’s life ended: a marriage of fortune to misfortune (Short Story) 6-12-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
How Ogemdi’s life ended: a marriage of fortune to misfortune Once upon a time, there was a man called Ogemdi (My time awaits) who lived around a farming community called umu ndidi (descendants of patients) and as expected took up farming as an...

How To Get Involved With Your Passions (Opinions) 22-07-2007
by Tiara Shafiq
(original post: http://educatedeviate.wordpress.com/2007/07/01/how-to-get-involved-with-your-passions/) How does a passionate person get involved with other passionate groups and people? The main answer is that you have to go and look for...

Hurried affections (Poetry) 6-12-2007
by Babalola Olumide
It’s been on my mind for a long while now, The situation existing in many families one too many, Fathers and mothers full time workers, In a country as stressful as our own. Wake up before the sun is up, Come back after the sun is down,...

I (Poetry) 1-08-2008
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
I duff my sleep today again to write a note for you alone, To spill the pain that distance spans and riddle my heart with scents of you; I write a thousand knotty miles away to a soul far away but still near enough to smile, To a hand that...

i Always Hope (Poetry) 9-11-2006
by Rwax Qax
I hope that I will always be for each person what he or she needs me to be. I hope that each person's death will diminish me, but that fear of my own will never diminish my joy of life. I hope that my love for those whom I like will never lessen...

I had a dream: Haiti will rise again (Poetry) 15-02-2010
by Norma
I have been to Haiti Through the papers, TV channels, radios and even by word of mouth. I have been to Haiti. I have been to Haiti, that land of proud Africans, in my dreams. Rotting bodies struggling to rise amidst wafts of smells. I have...

i remember (Poetry) 21-11-2007
by Karina Hernández Sánchez
i remember when i met you that was my perfect day and i will never forget it i remember when you showed me your real side i remember when i discovered the amazing person you are and i´m happy for that and i´m happy because you showed...

I Want to Kill You War (Poetry) 26-02-2008
by Sean Amos
I want to kill you war, forever, not like a phoenix that always comes back I want to kill you war and I don't know how and I don't know...

i want to write a poem about Africa (Poetry) 28-02-2008
by sternly K Simon
I want to write a poem about Africa One with a substantial meaning Stressing perception of our black being Defining our roots with pride, we sing Across the beautiful globe These words will hold a covenant ring of truth In the demise of...

IDH Jovem, um instrumento de informações para a Juventude (Opinions) 10-11-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
A juventude já possui mais um instrumento de informações sobre as Mudanças Climáticas. Lançando neste segundo semestre pelo Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD) e a ONG inglesa Peace Child, o Índice de Desenvolvimento Humano...

If I were a Good Poet (Poetry) 25-10-2008
by Ayo Morakinyo
If I were a good leader, I would show example If I were a writer, I would write wisdom If I were a teacher, I would teach truths If I were an artist, I would create beauty If I were an engineer, I would improve living If I were a nurse, I...

If Skies could Speak (Poetry) 16-05-2007
by Viviana Torres
I listen into the silence, poking its corners round, bending and creasing, exploring this peaceful sound. The winter withers the trees, the branches become dark bony claws grasping, starving for the pallid lavender sky. Piano keys play...

In restriction, freedom waits (Poetry) 20-10-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
Expectorate blindness In the eyes Where, clearly, Vision must be With hot iron Smearing the minds to blur vision. Boldly, the thinking Would publish Its content from today Unto tomorrow And unto time when Posterity comes....

In the darkness of the Night (Poetry) 1-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
The night is mystery for the young Never new to the old as it looked same as ever Everyday passed but the butterflies fly As they never seize to fly up the skies There are not many new things to offer life by time Over-filled with stories...

In the Eye of the Storm (Poetry) 11-09-2007
by Adejoh Idoko Momoh
I When twilight Forcefully took in With crosses translated into Axes, knives, guns And death sprung in II When the sun broke On the remains of the sea All that was left Was the stormed memory Of one once glorious site III But...

In the making of the Box (Poetry) 1-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Thinking inside the room Lies the pains of today Within the outside premises abound The gains of tomorrow yet to be foretold Knowledge for posterity Pears hath to be preserved For the ripping age is the blessing hour Opportunities and...

In-made-crack (Poetry) 30-09-2007
by Olagbemiro Ibukun
Tides aloft, We shiver in despair; Passion grow soft, We opt to retire. Swiftly they are gone, The ever remembered moments; Sadly we feel done, That we need no better amendments. Pleas arising, Hearts resiliently stocky; A party...

Internet, Jóvenes y Participación (Opinions) 5-04-2007
by Damian Profeta
Nota : Este artículo fue presentado originariamente como parte integrante del trabajo " Juventud y TICs: una relación con mucho futuro " realizado y publicado por el Portal de Juventud para América Latina y el Caribe en abril de 2007...

Interview de Wilfried IDIATHA (Gabon) (Interviews) 22-10-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Wilfried IDIATHA est né le 15 octobre 1977 à Koula-Moutou au centre Est du Gabon. Koula-Moutou, une ville que ses habitants appellent affectueusement Km ou Kaboul lui rappelle ses plus belles années d’enfance, l’image de son grand-père maternel,...

It All Started In a 4-Hour Rendezvous (Short Story) 25-01-2007
by Jay-R Patron
To him it was an opportunity never to be missed. For it might be the only one he could ever get...or so he believed. A perfect outing for the both of them so far...except for the horrendous traffic jam they had to go through early that...

It Shall be Well (Poetry) 17-02-2007
by Awosusi Oluwatope
I am surrounded with abundance But there is nobody to help They have shown selfishness Can I fight them? Attack them with what? All I know is all days can’t be bad I am not praying that One shouldn’t be so If I fall I shall rise...

IT... (Poetry) 8-12-2006
by Irena Kagansky
A star, A golden dream The sky’s the limit Desire, A window to the outside, My highest high, A home is where the heart is, Will I ever find it? The IT you crave for, Ache for, The once in a lifetime IT, The kind of IT that...

It’s Morning! (Poetry) 29-11-2007
by IKPOBARI SENEWO
Wake up sweetie! wake up, look around you, It's morning, it's morning! Wake up my princess! Look, look beyond these Inner shores...see out there, Lots and lots waiting on The Wings of time and space Wake up my morning rose! Rise above the...

Just a Breath (Poetry) 13-10-2008
by henry onunyere
Just a breath that is needful I take this breath I live I lose it I die But if life is salvation Then death is desirable What’s salvation without freedom? What’s freedom without struggle? What’s struggle without life, What’s life without...

Just Me (Poetry) 13-06-2007
by AMINE CHERRAI
JUST ME No one cares about me Everyone say who is me Who is me? It’s me, just me My heart beats wildly And I breathe hardly I am not alive, I just survive But no one cares about me Everyone say who is me Who is me?...

Justice (Poetry) 12-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
Justice, justice, justice! Where art thou? ye Stewarth? Justice is the very warmth of an inn, When interred from the bitter slippery, frosty storm. Justice is the norm. It's illusive to the door, like a very fastened door, Cannot...

Juventud: en medio de la nada (Opinions) 28-03-2007
by Red Camaleón, Sistema de Comunicación Joven
No recuerdo exactamente la noche en que toda mi familia declaró por unanimidad la muerte de la televisión en la casa. Si bien las ofertas de cable por suscripción arrojaban sutiles asideros a ese naufragio visual y creativo, la verdad preferíamos...

Keeping Peace... Options (Opinions) 18-02-2008
by Mbũrũ Kamau
The right to life is inalienable to an individual’s liberty and security. Yet conflicts and insecurity occur at many levels of the society between individuals, politicians, military, civil society, the family; between nations and superpowers. All...

killed me... (Poetry) 28-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
killed me... sweetheart... do you know my sweetheart ,when you let faraway... left me alone... and been without seeing your face... and can`t hear your voice any more... do you know how i am after you...?? how i am after...

Killing Me Softly (Poetry) 26-02-2008
by Sean Amos
"If we are honest with ourselves we have to admit that unless we rid ourselves of our nuclear arsenals a holocaust not only might occur but will occur if not today, then tomorrow ... We have come to live on borrowed time."...

L'iPhone et désert. (Opinions) 17-01-2008
by Youths Ahead!
Il y a quelques mois le monde découvrait l’iPhone, le nouvel appareil multifonctionnelle fascinant et révolutionnaire d’Apple. Il a donné au monde un avant-goût de ce que sera ce siècle naissant : innovant et impressionnant. Mais pour le reste...

La belle et le clochard (Short Story) 31-08-2008
by Safa Mahjoub
Elle ne put que dire un seul mot et unique mot: "Adieu". Ce fut, d'ailleurs, le dernier mot qu'elle prononça. Elle ferma les yeux. Elle se sentit étourdie, les membres engourdis, la tête lourde, la gorge sèche et les mains froides... Les idées se...

La Brisure (Poetry) 30-01-2008
by Ecriture Artistique
Envie féroce, véloce, molosse D'une aptitude, longitude douce plénitude L'orage sans âge sage comme une image M'entraîne en traîne dans les étrennes De nos corps sans remords encore et encore J'oublie la nuit et l'infini qui déjà fuit Pour...

La Generación del Beat: el legado de William S. Burroughs (Opinions) 25-03-2007
by Andrea Durán Sánchez
En los últimos 70 años, aquellos quienes llegamos a la vida, encontramos el mundo plagado de tres cosas: Drogas, Caos y Desarraigo. Los pioneros de la literatura americana que develaron estos monstruos de la realidad, alertando o invitándonos...

La vraie poésie (Short Story) 10-06-2007
by ilyes
Voici une pièce théâtrale que j'ai écrite afin de corriger le point de vue souvent erroné que la plupart de la plèbe défend quand il s'agit de poésie. Titre de la pièce : « La vraie poésie! »‎ Personnages de la pièce :‎ L’inconnu :...

Le berceau de mes ancêtres (Opinions) 9-10-2008
by Youths Ahead!
L’enfer des prisons camerounaises est celui décrit par Dante, où les âmes damnées par la société et le pouvoir politique sont tourmentées par les démons de l’oppression. Personne ne peut y survivre. Un feu incendiaire détruisait, il y a...

Le cobaye africain (Opinions) 16-02-2009
by Ludewic Mac Kwin De Davy
Terre d’éternels conflits armés, vaste cimetière à ciel ouvert où sont enterrées chaque année des millions de personnes, désert des économies flouées et des rêves spoliées, l’Afrique est aussi l’eldorado des firmes pharmaceutiques internationales...

Le suicide : le dernier tabou africain (Opinions) 9-10-2008
by Youths Ahead!
Il y a quelques jours, Myriam a été retrouvée morte dans sa chambre. A coté de son corps inerte, se trouvait un flacon de comprimés entièrement vidé. C’était une adolescente qui allait encore au collège à Yaoundé. Personne n’a rien vu venir. En...

Leaky Sink (Poetry) 21-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
A pale pearl drop collecting at the tip, sliding smoothly, slightly, curving carefully, dripping, dropping with a plunk, ringing gently round and down, gurgle, glup, gone.

Leaves & Styrofoam (Poetry) 6-05-2008
by Angela Sun
Crinkled leaves fly out Brushing past crushed paper cups Littering sidewalks

Les kamikazes sociaux du 21e siècle et les chemins de l’espoir. (Opinions) 13-01-2008
by Youths Ahead!
Ils sont des milliers chaque année à s’échouer sur les plages blanches de l’autre coté de la mer rouge, à défier les murs de fer barbelé couvrant sur les frontières occidentales. Ils sont des centaines chaque jour à tenter l’aventure de leur vie...

Let Me In (Poetry) 12-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Let me in. You couldn’t be so cruel! I’ve been under this sun for too long May I by your well, at least, for some cool. And I don’t mind if you sing me a song, If you sweetly let me in, Just to be close to you. Martin Luther King Jr said,...

LET MY LIVE BE FRUITFUL (Poetry) 15-05-2007
by Awosusi Oluwatope
My eyes look upon Almighty He who is Alpha and Omega He that sees the front and the back It is he That I seek favour from Don't children seek favour from their parents? I have run to to him Because he is the creator of all The only one...

Let’s find a way… (Poetry) 8-04-2008
by Carlos
The key to changing the future is starting to help in our own neighborhoods. I will donate a pound of food to a food bank on my way to my destination! I will donate clothes I don’t wear anymore to a homeless shelter! I will learn about...

Leveraging the Agriculture Sector in Uganda (Opinions) 8-06-2011
by atuhaire aggrey
If we are to improve our country, we must start with sustainable usage of natural resources. Climate change is no longer a theme in a science fiction; it is now a reality as evidenced by the scanty rains and prolonged droughts. We must accept...

Liar.... (Poetry) 16-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
Liar.... liar you are... all your passion is lie and games... even your life is a big lie... and every word you said, was a lies want me to love you ..???!!! how...??!! how is that..??? to love you ,while you are lying.. lying...

Life 101 (Poetry) 27-02-2008
by Lynne Lessard
I said the wrong thing, undo. I found the right one, copy. I need some space, enter, enter, enter. I'm not feeling so great, restart, refresh. I really like this one, paste,paste,paste. A keeper, no doubt. Save as, copy...

Life changing technology : my visions and experiences (Opinions) 2-10-2007
by Shahjahan Siraj
Happiness and joy is the purpose of life and works through loving and serving other. According to my research finding, there is only one way to get happiness by implementation of subjective desire to object partners. However, it is difficult to...

Life is Worth Living When......... (Poetry) 1-07-2007
by Danjuma Mohammed
LIFE IS WORTH LIVING... WHEN HATRED IS REPLACED WITH LOVE WHEN WE REPECT THE DIGNITY OF OTHERS WHEN WE HAVE THE FEAR OF GOD IN OUR HEARTS WHEN WE LEARN TO LIVE WITH TRUTH WHEN WE BELIEVE THAT MONEY IS NOT EVERYTHING WHEN WE...

life like a tornado (Poetry) 19-07-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Life is like a tornado No matter where you turn, it turns with you No matter how fast you move, it moves with you It pervades like an endless storm A real avalanche of challenge With options so limited But no matter how hard life may seem...

Life's Full of Ups and Downs (Poetry) 2-12-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Life’s full of ups and downs Like all nature’s gifts Life is not a golden prism It is full of ups and downs From pinnacles to valleys It is a rugged, endless plight From birth to death, life is a journey Of indeterminate gravity Conception...

Listening to Youth (Opinions) 16-10-2006
by erick ochieng otieno
It is true that most youths do not know most of the Millennium Development Goals, and it also true that most who know them have not have the opportunity to showcase what they have done or what they can do to achieve these goals. The question...

Livro discute desafios e perspectivas do Jornalismo Ambiental (Opinions) 4-11-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Publicação do Núcleo de Ecojornalistas do Rio Grande do Sul traz 32 textos de autores nacionais e internacionais O Núcleo de Ecojornalistas do RS lança na quarta-feira, 05.11, às 18h30, na Feira do Livro de Porto Alegre, o livro “Jornalismo...

Locura de Amor (Poetry) 3-09-2008
by Reiner Mora
Al igual que ayer, hoy estoy pensando en ti. Solo que la espera me mata lentamente. Tú me lo dijiste, lo sé. Y cada “quizás” es un ladrillo en la pared que me separa de ti. Duele esperar tus besos. Juego con la imaginación, para...

Love (Poetry) 8-01-2009
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
What can you love more apart from God ? That which everyday of your life would depend on forever ? What can you call your greatest decision ? That which made you longer can undo ? What...whatever...however, Life must continue and it must...

Love Changes (Poetry) 19-09-2008
by richa mathur
The sky embraced me, air kissed me Earth spread soft petals all over. When you said we were lovers forever You made me feel special, Distinguished me from all the others I thought our love was meant to be And I heard birds singing for me!...

Love never Poisoned your soul. (Opinions) 4-11-2006
by vina bronx
Hey reader. this is a new and first one hope you like it. please feel to message me for any question. now here. If you find yourself in love with someone who does not love you, be gentle with yourself. There is nothing wrong with you. Love...

Love, Oh! Love (Poetry) 1-02-2009
by EUCHARIA IGWe Nee-Chukwuma
Love, oh! Love We all invoke your name time after time We all claim to know or have you at some point What are you exactly? Just a feeling or just a word? Only if we always truly mean it, the world will be better Love, oh! Love You are one,...

Love? (Poetry) 24-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Love? Love! O Love! Love in the air. Love everywhere. Causing pain and joy. Breaking and mending hearts. Blind and vicious. Holy and cruel. What is love? That’s worth proving Or that’s just feeling? _£denøm

L’angoisse de l’avenir. (Opinions) 13-01-2008
by Youths Ahead!
Près d’un millier d’étudiants en ce jour de rentrée académique dans cet amphi de l’université de Yaoundé qui semble trop étroit pour contenir toute leur ambition et tout leur enthousiasme. Il fait près de quarante degré à l’ombre et il sont...

Madiba (Poetry) 21-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
I'm sittin' here rottin' in jail, I got no place to go. It seems I've been here for forty years Waitin' on death row. Will someone turn the heat up? It's gettin' mighty cold. The rain is soakin' through my clothes My shoes are growin'...

Magical Miracle (Poetry) 10-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Lying in bed, weak and sick With the lights glowing pretty thick. My milla million phone rings And it’s like who calls? Hear her voice like song, Reminding of the warm healing bird song. O gracious! O gracious! At once, I’m quick to...

Mais uma Mera Notícia de Jornal (Opinions) 8-09-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
É mais uma mera notícia de jornal. Creio e vejo que a maioria das pessoas tratam este fato com certo desprezo; seria a violência mais uma fase do nosso cotidiano? Sim, bem que se sabe o quanto omitimos as informações contidas em um jornal, e...

Man's mind (Poetry) 5-08-2008
by Bilal Hamamra
This is not but an image caught at the shore Man's Mind is as the Sea In that both have throbbing beings within What the tides cast to shores marks the difference

Marina Kobina 15-20, Ulyanovsk (Opinions) 17-11-2004
by irene melchner
Почему русские так любят бразильские сериалы? А действительно, почему? Вот представьте: каждый вечер независимо ни от чего половина населения многомиллионной страны садится на кухне, в зале да где угодно и час своей жизни посвящает наблюдению за...

Mariya Petrukhina 15-20, Lipetsk (Opinions) 17-11-2004
by irene melchner
Население 145 миллионов человек, общая территория. Интересно, эту информацию хоть кто-нибудь когда-нибудь читает? Написать о своей стране что казалось бы проще. Сажусь за свой стол, вооружаюсь - нет, не пером, а клавиатурой, начинаю строчить....

Me and You (Poetry) 24-07-2007
by CHINYERE NWOSU
Why do we quarrel so Why the fighting, jealousy and strife Are we not one Are we not complementing parts When you look at me from right When i look at you from left Do we not see ourselves...

Media and Youth Issues (Opinions) 2-08-2007
by AARON NII LAMTE LAWSON
They say the Youth are the future leaders, but the question is to what extent does the media create the platform to promote Youth Issues across the globe? From their Ghanaian perspective, I think our Ghanaian media have totally ignore issues...

Media for community development (Opinions) 14-01-2011
by Neha Chamaria
Shrinking the globe, breaking barriers, surpassing boundaries, connecting the corners- media is all this and more! The way the media can change perceptions, evoke emotions, compel actions and impact the whole being is marvellous. With the...

Meet: Amanda (Interviews) 30-09-2009
by Chiara Camponeschi
Amanda is a young volunteer from Brazil with a passion for making connections and making a difference. She has been a member of the TakingITGlobal community since 2007 and you can read more about her here 1. Can you tell us a bit about...

Meet: Debashree (Interviews) 30-09-2009
by Chiara Camponeschi
Debashree describes herself as a " whimsical nomad, set off to revolutionize the earth." She has a passion for social change and is an indefatigable promoter of Bengali language and culture on TakingITGlobal. Bengali is one of the languages that...

Meet: Mariel (Interviews) 30-09-2009
by Chiara Camponeschi
Mariel is a TakingITGlobal volunteer whose passion and enthusiasm are truly contagious! She was a volunteer Community Animator for TIG's Youth Media Exchange platform (www.ymex.org) and is now involved with our Spanish team! Get to know Mariel...

Meet: Teresa (Interviews) 30-09-2009
by Chiara Camponeschi
Teresa was, until recently, TakingITGlobal's Chinese Language & Engagement Coordinator. I had the pleasure of working with her over the past six months and getting to know her and the team a little better. You can get to know her, too, by...

Mes 23 ans (Short Story) 28-04-2010
by Amadou Moctar DIALLO
Mes 23 ans Je suis né dans la nuit (00H10 mns) du dimanche 26 au lundi 27 avril 1987 à Ziguinchor (au Sud du Sénégal). J’ai célébré ce mardi 27 avril 2010 mes 23 ans à Saint-Louis (nord du Sénégal). 00H-07 H Je suis revenu d’un long et pénible...

Miss Afghanistan 1972 – the country’s first and last beauty queen (Interviews) 9-09-2008
by Wajid Baysudee
How did you become Miss Afghanistan 1972? Miss Afghanistan at that time was something very symbolic. It was basically a tool to encourage young girls to participate in society. This force of encouragement enables girls to be active in a simple...

Modern American Haiku # 1 (Poetry) 5-03-2008
by corpcharlie
Charged voids -- Consummate Fill with joy

moi feuil (Poetry) 12-03-2009
by jude mesidor
Port-au-Prince en 1973 je suis connu surtout comme étant le scénariste et le réalisateur du premier Roman Photo haïtien en série. Auteur de : Tim-Tim, A toute épreuve : (poésie) Sur les ailes de notre amour : (Roman photo) Sucre en or :...

Moments! (Poetry) 11-07-2008
by IKPOBARI SENEWO
I remember. When I wake up in the morning, before I go out for the day, I remember. I remember her that makes me remember those lost glorious moments. As the sun climbs to the top of mount Everest, I remember. I remember the rose...

Much Ado About Something (Poetry) 29-11-2008
by Kolo Kenneth Kadiri
Done to death by slanderous tongues, Was the Hero that here lies dead. In dungeon of their wrongs Gives him fame which never dies Such was the lie that died with shame.

My countryhome (Poetry) 15-02-2008
by Prince Ihemegbulam
Oh! sweet mother,fatherland. Thou my lovely mother sweet. sweet among apples and berries. Serene like the young child in my hand. Caress us your children that we may laugh. Let your seasoning meal nourish our body. Bring gladness to our...

My Foremost Taste of that Bittersweet Sensation (Short Story) 3-03-2008
by Jay-R Patron
I tried in vain to escape embarrassment but she was persistent; too persistent in fact that she ran after me to the men's toilet. She had been asking me about it almost to a badger. For many weeks I had been successful in evading her seeming...

My golden horse (Poetry) 13-09-2007
by OGUDO Omon
OH i have got a golden HORSE so beautiful to look upon and touch My Golden Horse is there somewhere, IT gave me two rules; That it just will carry two persons And That i should not mess with it that if i do, IT will have a BROKEN leg. IF...

My heart is calling out his name (Poetry) 30-03-2007
by noha mohamed hesham moustafa metwally
“My heart is calling out his name, it’s telling me it’s not the same, but what to do, it’s love to blame, and now it’s time to play Love's game. My brain is telling me it’s insane, ‘is there a chance, his love you’ll gain?’, but then my...

My light! (Poetry) 12-10-2007
by Leo
Do you believe? No! Do you believe? No! My life is closed to god Not just the God - the god I say the GOD! My universal light (my light!) I say my light (my light!) Closed my books, closed my mind, Opened my heart - I saw it! (I did!)...

My trip to USA (Short Story) 2-11-2006
by Shakti Ghimire
I have visited United State of America to attend an international conference in 2005. It’s all about my round trip experience and activities as well as some understanding of New York City and their people’s life. I felt apprehensive before...

My Words For You (Poetry) 18-06-2007
by AMINE CHERRAI
maybe my dream is nothing now maybe i feel i have nothing to do maybe I'm alone and all the world had gone but you still with me you trusted me, and i trusted you maybe i was not here when you needed to me maybe i did not care when you...

My Words from Me to You this Christmas (Poetry) 3-11-2008
by Akindele Oyeyemi
Every body, I write these words, these lines, a stanza-it might be someday, not with fear, for I am without one not with saddened, someday the truth will come forth, not with hate, for your actions made me stronger for with an absolute...

Nadezhda Voznyuk 15-20, Biisk Altai (Opinions) 17-11-2004
by irene melchner
Моя Родина – Алтайский край. У каждого человека на земле есть своя родина. Кто-то любит ее, оберегает, хранит, облагораживает, а кто-то пользуется ею, не давая ничего взамен. За уральским каменным поясом, за могучими сибирскими реками и...

Nas veias de “A Sangue Frio” (Opinions) 11-04-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Com “A Sangue Frio”, Truman Capote tentou criar algo inteiramente novo, o que muitos chamaram posteriormente de “romance de não-ficção”. O autor alcançou um ponto de equilíbrio entre as técnicas da ficção, como seleção artística e olhar...

Nej/RS apresenta novo portal EcoAgência e lança livro no próximo dia 26 (Opinions) 22-11-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
O Núcleo de Ecojornalistas do Rio Grande do Sul (Nej/RS) encerrará o ano lançando na próxima quarta-feira, 26, às 19h30, o novo portal da EcoAgência e o livro Jornalismo Ambiental: Desafios e Reflexões. O evento será na Palavraria (Rua Vasco da...

Nelle lamiere ancora intere (Short Story) 29-05-2007
by Lorenzo Ramadoro
Stesi lì, su di un manto stradale, l’auto adagiata sul ventre. Il freddo umido del suolo a permeargli la carcassa. Dentro questa bestia in riposo. In bocca tanto tempo spalmato crudo sulla nottata. Parlo dei miei sogni e tu del tuo mondo. E mi...

Nigeria: Hostage-Taking - Big Business for Militants (Opinions) 20-05-2007
by Chukwudi Obi
Daily Champion (Lagos) 15 May 2007 Posted to the web 15 May 2007 Chukwudi Obi Lagos The incessant abduction of expatriate oil workers in the volatile Niger-Delta region and the huge ransom allegedly demanded for and paid to secure their...

Nightmare of a survivor (Poetry) 6-06-2007
by Abayomi Rotimi Mighty
I heard the great sound with my ears Greatly scary, mightily fearful Then I heard shouts, cries, wailings and sporadic Gunshots And I ran for my life…. Then I saw you near my house You killed some few girls with machete Then you spotted...

nine one one response (Poetry) 9-12-2008
by transcenderarts
penned round midnite, september 11th, 2001 c.e. title: nine one one response finally; the bully, in his own front yard, glistening crest neon stream got smashed in his nose, and the spurting blood was deemed holy, and the crest...

No Condolences (Poetry) 16-11-2006
by Nermine mahmoud
To my son or my daughter Who was killed and slaughtered Silence killed those children to be The black birds landed on the cedar tree Happy were they and summer dreaming Betrayed by those with no feeling They walked alone in the dark Heavy...

No other (Poetry) 13-02-2007
by friday solomon
No other arms could hold you, like these loving arms of mine. For i know what to do, to make that chill run up and down your spine. No other heart could love you; more than this lovable heart of mine, Though you have loved once before, it...

No to racism (Poetry) 30-11-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
You say you see no color. I say you're full of it!* I hope when you look at me you see black a little bit, for when you say you see me how can that really be when part of who I am is my ethnicity? I like my hair, my skin tone,...

Noch ein Tod (Poetry) 23-09-2006
by Sisch
Noch ein Tod. Es fehlt etwas, alles ist nur bloße Form. Nur noch Leere Dort, wo ich Gefühle einst verbarg. Habe ich das Bündel abgeworfen? Liegt es auf den asphaltierten Straßen? Ballast im Wettlauf mit der Zeit Der letzte Bruch im...

O caminho contrário do Desenvolvimento Sustentável (Opinions) 13-12-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Por: Efraim Neto* Que o mundo está passando por transformações sociais e econômicas, não é novidade. Enquanto a crise econômica vigente acumula perdas históricas à nossa sociedade, e faz com que uma pequena parcela seleta da sociedade repense...

o my pen.... (Poetry) 30-09-2006
by hazem al jaber
Oh,my pen.... got out my notebook and hold my pen, which all what I have took a sip from my coffees` cup and looked to my notebooks confused been I am , my sweetheart what should to write and how to start my sadly story and from where...

Oh! What a friend! (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
Seasons come and go Fond memories are savored At periods of discouragement And low state Good and positive experiences always desired With no provision or expectation for the undesired Taught to accept positive experiences As God’s...

Okrika Rising (Poetry) 20-10-2008
by Tamunobarabi Gogo Ibulubo
Strong dynamic city state. Strategic coastal plains Of peace and pride. People never colonized, Never enslaved across Evil trans Atlantic seas. Prestigious brave heroes, Dogged in optimism and powerful. Respected neighbors and...

One people, one destiny (Poetry) 22-05-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
We are one people webbed into one world With one hope, one dream That we may thrust afar In all that life may bring We are one people with one destiny. We are one people made in the image of God That we may live in peace And search for...

Oprah Winfrey (Poetry) 29-09-2008
by Simonette Brebenariu
O-utstanding celebrity who is a model of care and altruism, P-hilosophy of her is enormously great with optimism; R-emarkable name in United States, as known to millions, A-ppreciation of many, her avid fans...billions or trillions......

ORIENTES (Poetry) 14-09-2008
by Hugo
Existen sendas que discurren en los ojos Entre verdores que invaden la mirada Y llanuras que entibian la sangre comprendiéndose la humanidad. En un recorrido fulgurante de un libre destino, se logra encontrar la tranquilidad clara....

Our Culture, Our way (Poetry) 29-03-2008
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Our culture is our way, our lives! It has shaped and molded us In ways that are different The difference that sometimes separates us The difference that sometimes hinders, sometimes prospers. Our culture is our way, our way of life It makes...

OUR ELOQUENT SCIENCE TEACHER (Poetry) 19-10-2007
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Our eloquent science teacher There are teachers And there are teachers. There are those who teach and stop And ones like you, who teach to help. Our eloquent science teacher with a heart; The kind that will for no reason cheat. There...

Our hearts seas of bliss (Poetry) 17-09-2007
by NDILLE NDILLE KOGGE
As in our eyes Our gazes each pierce Tell me what conjures thee? ‘My face in thine eyes Thine and mine appears And in our hearts, one in love. A love that cannot be slackened Nor for anything broken! For these times that ours be...

Our Personal Use Of Social Networking (Opinions) 18-11-2007
by Larry Ron Kali
The majority of people who use the Internet today are looking for something. Love, sex and money are highest on the list of most sought after items. The act of seeking these items takes many different forms. The noticeable growth in social...

Partecipazione dal basso. Il potere della cittadinanza attiva. (Opinions) 19-06-2007
by Francesca Montanari
Si chiama, forse, paura il morbo che più affligge oggi il nostro paese. Paura di non arrivare alla fine del mese, per i più, paura di perdere i propri privilegi, per i meno. E ancora: il popolo dei precari e la casta degli strapotenti sono uniti...

Perfect (Poetry) 4-06-2007
by Chelsea
All we see is a perfect face No flaws around Not in any given scene We stare closely to only see How perfect the media can be We look closer and find flaws in ourselves Which should never be the case Considering we are the ones Who can...

Pigeons.... (Short Story) 14-01-2007
by Ayman El Hakea
In a cold winter afternoon, I was in my usual weekend hurry to catch the 3:10 pm train to Alexandria, departing from the main Cairo railway station. It was almost 2:45 pm and I was still in Ad Duqqi underground metro station, 6 stations away from...

Play on Mistah Beat (Short Story) 30-01-2007
by Racquel Nixon
He was a legend where I came from, always rapping or saxin' on the sax. Everyone called him Mistah beat because of his strong ability to play music. He was the coolest man on the block. I was walking to the ball court to see the potential NBA...

PNMC enfrenta dificuldade em articular idéias para mitigação (Opinions) 4-11-2008
by Efraim Batista de Souza Neto
Em diálogo sobre mitigação às mudanças climáticas, Estados apontam necessidade em apontar questões locais. Por: Efraim Neto Se dependesse de um debate maior e mais aproximado da sociedade civil organizada e dos Fóruns Estaduais de...

Poema bobo sobre um amor perdido (Poetry) 14-10-2008
by Luciana Brasil
escrevo sobre um amor um amor que me cativou que me abraçou por inteiro que me completou e me deixou um amor que não distinguiu idade preconceitos experiência um amor assim puro sincero feliz moleque um amor avassalador um...

Poema#2 (Poetry) 3-09-2008
by Reiner Mora
El joven ilusionado se sentó a esperar, A su novia que a las 7:00 debería llegar. Las horas pasaron, los transeúntes de caminar cesaron Y así, sus miedos e intrigas empezaron. Y su novia, linda, hermosa y primorosa. A la cita de...

Poema#3 (Poetry) 3-09-2008
by Reiner Mora
En tu mirada suave, certera y peligrosa Me quiero perder En tus labios, de rojo amor Me quiero dormir En tu piel tersa, mía y tuya Quiero mis ojos cerrar… Y tu voz sincera y alegre Es lo único que quiero escuchar.

Political art inside the gallery (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
Your motives Tackling social and political issues through the gallery environment is unarguably the most hypocritical of all art practices. The very notion of deciding to make a political artwork is inherently insincere and disingenuous,...

Political leadership in zambia today (Opinions) 14-09-2007
by chabala katulwende
POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN ZAMBIA TODAY Zambia today is confronted by immense challenges. 80% of our people are living below the poverty line, which means they lack basic human needs. This is a shame and an aberration on the leadership of this...

Poverty in Prosperity (Poetry) 17-12-2006
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Poverty in prosperity The reality of some people's existence Even in prosperity, poverty is a reality In countries far and near In countries rich but poor In countries young and old In countries big and small In countries white, black or...

Prayer to all gods (Poetry) 23-09-2007
by dilim ogbuagu
Save me from this fall that looms from the darkness within me grant me safe passage to the land of lights accompany me to the gates of what iseek though my spirit rattles I pray thee make me brave when i face my demons let my mantra be...

Preparing for the next round (Poetry) 12-10-2008
by Ryno Julio Platt
This crazy life gives me the steam to write these rhymes, see it’s either I scream or I put down these lines. So I grab my pen and I continue again to paint a verbal picture with my adrenalin. I’m having hard times with the life puzzles I’m...

Progressive documentary (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
One The content and structure of the documentary is of foremost importance. There should be strong and definitive rationale, content and conclusion; much like an essay. The documentary should have aims that are systematically tackled during the...

Promise Denied (Poetry) 13-01-2008
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
It was the 1960s, The years that brought change across Africa, The years of great promises, Of hope, of change, of independence. More than four decades after, Africa is wallowing in dread, In hopelessness, in corruption. Change seems to...

Qué me queda por decirte? (Poetry) 18-01-2007
by Rosa Isabel Montero Torres
Se enardece mi ingenio divagando sobre las cosas que te he dicho. Arde en llamaradas de fuego al comparar sus palabras con la simplicidad de un anillo. Borboteante el corazón responde con una pregunta: ¿Qué me queda por decirte? Reprueba mi...

Rain (Poetry) 8-12-2006
by Irena Kagansky
Rain, has a certain Peaceful silence about it, The wet splashes, The bouncy squeaks At my feet And the water colored sky

Rain (Poetry) 11-09-2007
by Adejoh Idoko Momoh
I Leaves hang gloriously Fallen into a bright yellow From dehydrated twigs Weakly, sadly They let go II Sandy lanes Glittered in golden dust That voids the purity Man has known all his life III Come January The skies scream in...

Rape of consent (Poetry) 6-08-2008
by Omo'ba
Rape Of Consent By whichever name That soothes your fancy This Noun or Verb This Act or Art Is fired always by unbridled passion Abacus stint is only a temporary impediment All that is required is the capability of in-built ability...

reality of dreams (Poetry) 25-10-2006
by ogan davids
REALITY OF DREAMS AND THE DREAMS OF REALITY On and on we all in life as a river on its course flows through the hills and valleys of life washing and purifying everything on its route. The dream of all as the river is to flow and empty...

Reducing Child Mortality One Song at a Time (Opinions) 16-10-2006
by Uitsile
One of the Millennium Development Goals calls for the reduction of child mortality through a collective commitment to ensure all children are provided sufficient shielding from violence, abuse, disease, starvation, exploitation and...

Respecting Other People's Culture (Opinions) 26-07-2002
by Olawuyi Olusola Akanbi
TAKING AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT CULTURE 1. Culture is not homogeneous - "One man's meat is another man's poison." Values differ from one culture to the next. For example, people of the western world shake everbody’s hands – be they an elder or...

RIPPLES OF MY LYRICS. (Poetry) 25-10-2006
by Zoe Chuks Ofunne.
RIPPLES OF MY LYRICS. I write without light lost in the thick night I am in a fight that is of lifetime. My swords are up to cut the adversaries off the thickness that is in the air so blurring, but I don't care all I want is my choice...

Rock Music A Form of Art (Opinions) 28-03-2007
by Nukhbat Malik
Being an artist I observe things very keenly, and when I observed around me the strong wave of Rock music and the way people are encouraging the Rock and UNDERGROUND bands, I started to look into the matter a bit seriously that “Is Rock Music a...

Roots (Poetry) 4-10-2006
by CHINYERE NWOSU
Strange faces i see, Strange voices i hear All about me, Unable to comprehend any. I am am hugely invited, Frequently rejected, All around me, Unable to understand any. I am not accepted, I am alien , New to these...

Sagesse Multicouleurs: une démarche innovante (Opinions) 29-07-2007
by Sessi HOUNKANRIN,PCC
Avez-vous déjà entendu parler d'une exposition itinérante de proverbes du monde entier illustrés par des artistes d'origine diverse ? Si vous répondez par l'affirmative, vous avez probablement lu quelque chose ou déjà assisté à une des...

Scream of Silence (Poetry) 24-02-2008
by jamal siddiqui
Scream of silence ….. A silence with in me So loud and grieve Like a saga which never ended Incomplete! As a dawn dream A flash of your shadow… enlivened my soul Like a dune of sand sprinkled in the wind Shackles of time,...

SECRETS (Poetry) 3-05-2007
by Mbũrũ Kamau
I have been waiting for your heart’s decision and acceptance Hoping, waiting and full of expectations Without opening the minute fears in me I only waited for your heart’s secrets To openly exercise the usual The evening orange moon watched...

See-Saw (Poetry) 22-08-2007
by Babalola Olumide
The wise man builds houses on the rock, 'Cos he once pitched tents besides the wisest, He's considered the all in all, And seen as the one with the answer, Feeling really needed he goes around, Foolishly aspiring to get all the knowledge,...

Sew Perfect (Poetry) 8-12-2008
by Chantelle Ennis-Charoo
Weaving, slowly weaving as you glance outside, Wondering what that great big world holds. This garment I hold, will soon be Bought, glorified, touched, torn, and then Thrown, away. But to me this piece is everything. I care for it;...

So This Is Love (Poetry) 10-03-2009
by noha mohamed hesham moustafa metwally
“What are all those feelings I feel deep inside, rushing like splendid waves in a tide, and how come I’ve always laid them aside, when now it’s so hard for me to hide. Is this what they call love at first sight, the love that no one dares...

Soft Tools for Emerging New Global Citizens (Opinions) 19-10-2007
by Vittal Koppal
Main objectives of these soft tools is to give the participants a best opportunity to learn, practice and master new self-expansion and professional behaviors, to enhance their day-to-day productivity and functional efficiency in the globalizing...

Special Friend (Poetry) 12-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
All I ever wanted Was a friend Not just any friend A special friend You were more than A friend to me You just had to blow it With a mouthful of lies Since then you've become Nothing to me Just another person on My list...

Speechless (Poetry) 9-08-2007
by moses
how can you tell the rain not to fall when the clouds exist? how can you tell the leaves not to fall when the wind exists? how can you tell me not to fall in love when you exist? speechless, that's how you...

Spotlight on Kenyan hiphoppers: Maono Parkas (Interviews) 29-08-2010
by R Kahendi
For today's interview, we are spotlighting Maono Parkas, a group of performers from Dandora, a Nairobi neighborhood. These youth live in an urban environment, where their respective cultural traditions coexist with their cosmopolitan practices....

Strange Faces (Poetry) 21-06-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
Strange Faces In an unseeing crowd Slow paces My own heart beat loud Panic thoughts on replay No money to pay The pay phone Without sympathy Lost…

Substancia (Poetry) 10-10-2008
by Remisson Aniceto
Para Rosangela de Fatima Mi trovo tante volte pensando a te E visualizzo la tua perfetta forma di donna, di giorno a sfiorare le labbra di velluto, la notte ad accarezzare la seta dei capelli. Se sei lontano da me, giorno dopo giorno Ti...

Suivant les pas du Prix Nobel Al Gore ... (Poetry) 18-06-2008
by Yassir El Ouarzadi
Suivons les pas du Prix Nobel Al Gore, Qui des changements climatiques est devenu le ténor Grâce à son militantisme très fort Pour cette cause qu'il adore ! Suivant les pas du Prix Nobel Al Gore, Je m'informe, je découvre et j'explore,...

Swirls of Paint (Short Story) 3-05-2007
by Lauren Mitsuki
Lost in an ocean of brush strokes and oil paints a little girl sat in the cool, musky basement of her grandparents’ house. The warm afternoon sunlight seeped into the darkness through the Venetian blinds on the small window above her, as...

Talk to me... (Poetry) 13-10-2006
by Dipendra Tamang
Talk to me Talk to me - about a brightly lit night… and a shadow without a light talk to me- about Ferris wheels and swings and elephants that sings talk to me- about the sorrows of living and the joys of dying talk to me-...

Tapestry (Poetry) 4-03-2007
by Carlos
It is somehow new, willingly placing the self in the unknowable the blindness of beauty in autumn a mere moment in a life time unlived hoping to catch sustenance and peace perhaps for the first time, a memory rising into the furthest stars...

TEARS (Poetry) 12-04-2007
by Dapo Diamond
Tears drop from my eyes, Not because of my empty pocket, Or my unfilled belly but, Because of the stranger, Who comes without knocking or notice, The key that opens immortality, Driver to the unknown place, Tears drops from my eyes, Not...

Tears (Poetry) 4-03-2009
by Jane Arwa
If my tears were like a river I'd have loved to shed as much as i can To cry about nothing; everything But my glands are deprived all's that left is my hearts' tears. Who would care to wipe my tears And far carry my...

Telephone (Poetry) 30-05-2007
by Shepherd Nyamhuno
I built you up to a vision of perfection I didn't realize... from you I needed protection. Break through my doors Silence my cries Please don't tell me you're capable of lies. I was a fool to believe the words all of the deceiving the...

Tell Me Your Dreams (Poetry) 7-01-2009
by DELROY NESTER WILLIAMS
Tell me your dreams My poetry is here Luminous; that of my world As a window to my soul Offered as my gift to you. Breaking my spirit’s chains This internal fight for freedom But in it nothing is at it seems For things haven’t...

Tending to Matters of the Heart (Poetry) 24-05-2007
by TracyDolcy
My heart is like a rose plant It is beautiful, yet delicate Is defensive; looks strong but is weak Given the right conditions it blossoms The opposite makes it slowly wilt and rot Fertilize your heart with lots of love Keep watering it...

Thank You Lord (Poetry) 25-10-2006
by ogan davids
THANK YOU LORD With the voice of the birds I will sing your praise In the midst of the storm, my life you have raised You brought me out of the desert where I graze But now when I look at myself I will say I am amazed This you did just...

The African Child and EPAs (Opinions) 29-07-2007
by KENNETH NANA AMOATENG
Today, we have gathered here to celebrate the African continent, its past and future, successes and challenges, potentials and threats, especially what concerns its children, the African children. We do this with the hope that the African...

The attitudes and mindset of a Multilevel Marketing Millionaire (Opinions) 13-03-2008
by B.A.M
A procrastinator is someone whose favorite action is to take no action at all. Now I’m not calling you a procrastinator, I’m just defining one. But if you are one, I suggest you change because there’s no way you are going to make ‘Legitimate...

The battle for our streets (Opinions) 16-04-2007
by unxposed
A taste of dissent Current TV & Indymedia's citizen journalism. Banksy's urban-insurgency. Adbusters Magazine. Culture jamming & subvertisments' reorientation of corporate advertising. The blackspot sneaker factory. Mark Thomas' comedy slash...

The Battle of Body Hair (Opinions) 27-10-2006
by Pleso
The battle of body hair, perhaps does not quite share the historical significance of say, the Battle of Britain, but for your average Western female it is a more immediate and pressing concern. Every day in bathrooms across the land woman...

The Black Pride (Poetry) 26-12-2006
by Aderemi Adegbite
Be proud my child, be proud Of your endowed black shining skin, Glistering like the sparkling stars Above in the glooming sky At arrival of the glowing moon. With pride my child, with pride Must you display your beauty Along cities and...

The Blessing of Music (Poetry) 19-12-2008
by Robbie
Music is a blessing. The sighing syllables and lugubrious laments Uplifted by soaring symphonies of infinite passion and beauty. Interspersed with discordant peals, obstacles, surmounted by the fluid, lucid sounds. Dancing slivers of...

The Breed of Africa (Poetry) 10-01-2008
by Alinafe Kunsamala
Why this to you- The only good breed? Is it your halted reasoning? Can’t you remember hunting and roasting? Do you need a man to escort you into your own hut? See how bad it is. Didn’t self guidance rain on you, That no body and mind will...

The Bukusu of Kenya (Opinions) 28-05-2007
by Nekesah
The Bukusu are a sub-tribe of the Luhya community which live in Kenya. The have clans among them too namely the Vakoi, Vakiabi, Vanang'ana, Vamosi only to mention but a few.We believe that Sela and Mwambu are our predecessors just like Adam and...

The Butterfly In The Bus (Poetry) 15-03-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
To the famous London Bridge, She hops on. And there starts to build a bridge Something says, it's only a loan; She'll soon be gone. But I thought, if so it be, I must let this butterfly be. I've heard donkeys bray So, I said I must say....

The Cure Of The Black Hole (Poetry) 14-06-2007
by Viviana Torres
The farther I slide, away from being close The wider this hole stretches its jaws; jagged teeth Grotesque and polluted with the sinful, and meets The wants of sick humanity This gaping hole, hungry for vanity It is never satisfied. This...

The Igbos (Ibos): Our Journey So Far (Opinions) 14-05-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
The Igbo (Ibo) Culture: Our Journey So Far. The Igbo tribe in Nigeria is, no doubt, one of the most dynamic tribes in the African continent. Unfortunately, little is known about this tribe beyond the shores of Nigeria, and one of the reasons is...

The Importance of Communication and the Shortcomings of Technology (Opinions) 1-02-2007
by Jay-R Patron
When I was a student at university, I used to dwell upon a two-tiered view of communication. As a journalism student, I was a proponent of effective communication—that every word must be and should be conveyed in its true and factual sense in a...

The Melodramatic Stories of Post Indomitable Lions’ Defeat in Malingo - Buea and Akwa - Douala (Opinions) 25-01-2008
by Awa Innocent Ndah
The first outing of the Cameroon national team, the Indomitable Lions on the 22nd of January 2008 left little or nothing to be desire from them as Cameroonians and other disappointed die heart supporters are yet to recover from the shocking but...

The most valuable resource for eradication of poverty (Opinions) 20-04-2007
by Sean Amos
African youth is massively affected by poverty but it is also the most valuable resource for its long-term solution. I believe special importance therefore must be given to develop strategies that assure their full involvement. National...

The Mystic Dancer (Poetry) 27-12-2006
by CHINYERE NWOSU
I watched you dance all night, Your feet barely touching the earth, You swung rhythmically, To the music of egwu ndu. You danced with such savagery, Filling me with ecstasy, Your skin glistened with sweat, As your body sung the...

The New World Dis-Order with Dysfunctional Globalists (Opinions) 29-09-2007
by Ray Tapajna
After World War One, there was talk about The New World Order but the Allies made a serious mistake in wanting to make Germany one big farm. It was a misguided movement for peace with every nation having its own selfish agenda for doing it...

The other Face of the Earth (Opinions) 30-10-2007
by Chisomaga Anyanwu
Where we face the worms that ransack our stomach with pride, dignity and audacity. In the other part of this, we don't speak about it if we are neighbors and mind you. From the biblical point of view: "love your neighbors as you love...

The Pain of Love (Poetry) 18-04-2007
by Mbũrũ Kamau
All the time the world mentions this four letter word And the gruesome acts done on the most innocent victims Who have no say in the world politics, It takes me more pain than joy, To mention that love exists. The mysteries that one...

THE PRICE I PAID 4 LOVING YOU (Poetry) 28-10-2008
by Ancient Azhure
I sat by the roadside watching my life crumble before my eyes all the people who had once claimed to love me, walked away one by one I was denied the right to justify I was blamed for what i never did My emotions suppressed my...

The question of intentionality, an investigation (Opinions) 20-02-2008
by Carson C.T. Collins
The whole notion of intent is one that fascinates me almost to the point of obsession; when looking at or making artwork I always wonder, what is the artist's intent for this thing that they are making? What effect, exactly, is it supposed by the...

The rain, the storm and the Violin Man (Short Story) 26-05-2008
by Dan akinlolu
The first time Greg heard the mysterious music it was a Monday morning, about 6: 30 am. The kind of Monday morning when the drizzle fell rapidly, so much so that one would be tempted to remain indoors and lie back on the bed for an extra minute of...

The Ravages of HIV/AIDS: An Ongoing Public Health Emergency (Opinions) 5-12-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
The threat of HIV/AIDS is, no doubt, a global scourge that has descended on humanity with merciless ferocity! As the global community just observed the World AIDS day on December 1, it is high time the human race substituted complacency with...

The Ravages of Poverty (Poetry) 14-01-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Poverty is poverty, mild, moderate or extreme It oppresses, it suppresses It breeds fear;it generates anger From places far and wide, It pervades like an endless storm From the ghettos and slums It parades an endless grudge As the rich...

The Rebel Poet (Poetry) 28-05-2007
by Odimegwu Onwumere
The Rebel Poet (For Ebereonwu) The propensity for you to have known love from all who love you was truncated by the hater of our existence but accept this wriggle of my mind as a token of love from a lover. A lot of poets...

The Repudiated (Poetry) 13-06-2007
by Terese Mörtvik
They mourn them with lips unmoving; the days of violence –and the peace that went missing. Silence shrouds like a warming blanket the wailing of minds gone quiet, for why scream when no one is listening? They mourn them with silent...

The Somali Family (Short Story) 4-08-2007
by Abdinasir Ahmed Adam
The Somali are Moslems, permitted to marry up to four wives at a time. Having five wives would be a crime as serious as bigamy in countries practicing monogamy. Actually, very few men have more than one or sometimes two wives, since limits are...

The Sting of Death (Poetry) 17-10-2006
by Kevin M
Oh! The sting of death Like a thief in the night Your cold vice like grip Snuffed the life out of him He was too young So young he could barely say a word You prevented him of the chance to Explore the world He only glanced at it But...

The true picture (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
THE TRUE PICTURE It is said that virtuous ladies are scarce And that is being seen As a cliché to most Church folks And it doesn’t sound any different from other common statements Until I met you Until I heard your story Until I saw...

The tube (Poetry) 4-03-2007
by Carlos
Half hour news TV all about constant nothingness white noise in a colourful darkness infinite tasteless flavours mindless supermodel caravans all shake and pose channel singularity in dialed variety tripping on wishful vanities the high...

The Tube (Poetry) 8-01-2009
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
Did you see the movies last night? Or were you too busy on your assignment? I was up to see the obscene scenes again, No adult to caution my eyes or sighs, I was up with the tube as my teacher... ...and I listened; I saw the world in a...

The Virus (Poetry) 2-10-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Besides the waters stood our ancestral home Built by the strangers who lived once here as citizens Standing with our standing to rubbish our hospitality They lied to us into unbelief and belief… Claim to heal our land shoe acronym is ‘fault’...

The world in the mouse (Poetry) 11-01-2007
by Samuel K Akinbo
Our folks could've dwell under feet On the high ways my sbilings could have sweat Many head could wave goodbye to the world In the fall of many metalic monster All in the name of information Dissemination. But on a click I got the world...

The World through a Depressed Person’s Eyes (Poetry) 29-11-2006
by Amany
It's so hard not to think about your guilt and your mistakes. It's so hard not to hide and stay in total in darkness, when pain and hatred consume you from the inside and out while guilt stands like a vile in front of every single laugh you do...

Thick Years of Contemplation (Poetry) 9-03-2009
by Bilal Hamamra
Thick years of contemplation went by Swiftly as the breeze of a butterfly No sign of them but my gray hair My weak memory in her smile still lingers Looking here, nowhere I drink wine chained are the wings of time in my eyes Spring of my...

Time (Poetry) 27-07-2007
by christopher bernardo
If everything else changes will it mean the end or perhaps just hiding behind the intricacies of time if seeing her once means living forever is it worth the wait? time maybe evil but it is what brought thy heart closer...

Time (Poetry) 27-01-2009
by Amodu O. Razaq
Mourning go away with time. In the ever flowing stream of yesterday, the night came. Hurrying in the noon's chariot, and at the double clicking of the dial. I was old; and grey.

TINAPA: Audacious and laudable (Opinions) 28-04-2007
by Prince Charles Jiduwah
A few days ago, the multi-billion Naira integrated business resort, christened Tinapa, was commissioned in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Located on the Calabar River and contiguous to the Calabar Free...

To moro (Poetry) 4-02-2008
by Oluwaseun Ajibade
clouds of oblivion silhouetting the yesterdays of our vision; the today's of our hope; and the tomorrow's of our culture... pattern on pattern rocking the cradles and a hope for change. change beyond faceless cuddles and walks of fame....

To the memory of our ‎generators!‎ (Poetry) 4-06-2007
by Yassir El Ouarzadi
Between the dusk and the dawn, I was imagining a radiant shimmer, A fairy image of resplendence. I was penetrating in cockles of the heart, I thought amply to the generators, Who,sucking in their town, are the actors, Who consume with...

To the Sovereign (Poetry) 20-11-2007
by Karen Lapniten
I want to be somebody in the future Somebody that my parents will be proud of Somebody who stands with dignity and honor I want to become somebody who stands firm with a faith And grips her dreams Making it possible to come true. Take...

Tolerance in our life (Opinions) 3-05-2007
by Guzal Mustafina
Tolerance, a kind of relations between people, animals and all living on our planet is the most important for human personality. We have to develop tolerance because in our country lots of people of different nationalities, religions and beliefs...

Tonight (Poetry) 1-02-2009
by Emperor Omorogiuwa Edionseri
Silence dances The music in my heart, Of you, your sumptous memories. Your palms are hard like a man's Yet drives through, the sieves of my soul And makes the man in me, shivers and quivers! Your love, is hot to the heightest height. I...

Toris Okotie (The African Poet) NY (Poetry) 20-04-2007
by Sean Amos
My African Child So young in heart He cried for milk So poor and helpless Mama weeps in pain His eyes so red A week he cried A month ago, To the world he came Mama so young Papa has run Under the bridge They lay their...

Treasure of Lust (Poetry) 7-01-2009
by Ayodele Benjamin Smart
The object of love Align from the acute distance of self comfort Illusion of your co-existence Wondered away like a frame of fire Bearing roses that fade away Decay of seed that spice up emotions Fallacy of love engross the soul Living life...

Tree of Knowledge by Vittal Koppal (Opinions) 19-10-2007
by Vittal Koppal
The Tree of Knowledge By Vittal Koppal No, knowledge is not just a lifeless recording of facts and figures as you believe it to be. Knowledge is power, even though knowledge appears to be invisible and not existent it is beyond space,...

Trends (Opinions) 10-04-2007
by Sean Amos
Clothing from yesteryear have made a comeback. This trends have been resurfacing and have become a must have for every trend setter in their closets. But on the other hand hip-hop has the greatest influence on how we dress or the latest stuff we...

Tribute to Bob Marley (Poetry) 10-05-2008
by david mbitu
There is so much to learn from your legacy. With the voice of man; you built an empire on Mt Zion. Music of your soul like prophesy reveled. Songs of awe still stirring the bushes like a lion. Only if we could capture them within our very...

Tu Siempreviva (Poetry) 1-03-2008
by Rosa Isabel Montero Torres
Que inevitable defecto es la nostalgia de cosas tan pequeñas y tontas, como poder besar tu espalda mientras duermes. Que me tomes de la mano y me lleves en tu casa de uno a otro lado, tarde en la noche, cuando solo el cansancio de nuestros...

UN CUERPO (Poetry) 3-12-2008
by German Augusto de la Espriella
UN CUERPO Extendiste tu mano hacia mí Con un; “te quiero” me quisiste Mis ojos desanimados se animaron Profundizando en tu cuerpo, mujer Mis brazos exhaustos hallaron descanso en tu lecho Así mis labios recorrieron tus pechos mis manos...

Understanding the Digital Divide in Sub Saharan Africa (Opinions) 18-11-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
Credit for the popularisation of the phrase 'Digital Divide' could be duly given to Larry Irving, a former United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology adviser to the Clinton administration, who used the phrase in a series of...

Une Histoire Apocalyptique (Short Story) 22-12-2006
by N
Enfin, vous êtes chez vous. Quelle journée ! Mais l'heure de la libération a bientôt sonné. Votre ami de toujours, celui qui ne vous a jamais trahi, vous attend chez vous. Ce petit être que tous considèrent comme un membre imputable de la...

Une histoire jalonnée de ‎succès (Poetry) 4-06-2007
by Yassir El Ouarzadi
Quand je pénétrais dans les abîmes de ma mémoire, ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎Je méditais, je me souvenais et je songeais à mes aïeux,‎ ‎ ‎ ‎Emblèmes de volonté, de dévouement et d’espoir,‎ ‎Oh ! Je regardais une lumière éclairer les cieux.‎ Véritablement,...

Uno con el mundo (Poetry) 23-01-2007
by Rosa Isabel Montero Torres
Transfórmate en el artista de tu propia vida. Contempla como bello el amargo dulzor de la tristeza y la redención. Deléitate en la pasión e intensidad que abrigan el amor y el dolor vibrando al unísono o disonando en los lasbios de una...

Unrequited (Poetry) 30-05-2008
by jean celeste paredes
Love is like a river; it finds ways, Softens even the hardest stone. What’s destiny’s cruel intention? Hearts harder than a rock, stronger than a bone. There I was, gazing from afar At my beautiful star, Waiting to fall To reach this...

Valentines` day... (Poetry) 14-02-2007
by hazem al jaber
Valentines` day... Happy Valentine’s day... On this day I wished that you were with me... On this day I wanted to give you a red rose... On this day I wanted to give you my sympathy... On this day I wanted to give you loyalty On...

vicious circle.... (Poetry) 1-10-2006
by hazem al jaber
Vicious circle.... My dreams' space... has no limit the beginning of any trip finished with another trip and when arrived if i got what i reached the old berths seduced me to go back again to the old yearning and to that desires and...

Viewing the World through Media’s Eyes (Opinions) 9-04-2010
by Areej
Media is a bridge that connects us with the outside world. Moreover, media plays a great role in exposing different cultures to us and it also allows us to communicate with them. Nevertheless, this...

Vultures don't Die... (Poetry) 2-08-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
They always survive the breeze of the hard wind The wildest of waves molest them not Preying on flesh to survive the lengthy journey Never die but old in mystery of life Walking free in a land of the spirits Where humans abound with rights...

War Zones of Africa (Poetry) 11-09-2007
by Adejoh Idoko Momoh
Troubled, deaf heavens with unheard Cries, the chatter of loud intruding bombs Disturbs and places man in Disgrace with other mens eyes! Let my people look upon themselves, look Inwards, not to windward and curse Themselves, their...

War- Our Friendly, Fiendish Curse (Poetry) 4-12-2007
by CHINYERE NWOSU
You came And with wide-spread arms We received you Believing you had our problem's cure. We worshipped you, Appeased you With our guns, Bullets and artillery. You smiled and laughed As you rubbed your belly, Asking for more,...

Warrior (Poetry) 23-04-2007
by dare oshinuga
I I'd be the cork on the scum-rivers of mass destitution I'd be the stubborn grass blunt cutlass jabs of oppression bouncing off my stalks I'd be the under-the-breath-hum of resistance-songs of hope of a future, bright I'd be...

Was werde ich tun, wenn der Tod auf uns herablächelt? (Poetry) 23-09-2006
by Sisch
Was werde ich tun, wenn der Tod auf uns herablächelt? Ich werde dir sagen, wie schön deine Augen sind. Ich werde dir sagen, dass du wie ein Licht bist in der Dunkelheit. Ich werde dir sagen, dass ich dich ganz und gar liebe. Denn wenn der...

We are all journalist... (Opinions) 17-01-2008
by Shahrul Izwan Bin Naser
People always asked me... What makes a good journalist? It’s hard for me to answer as I am, myself not a journalist. Well, to be conventionally, by term, as a good journalist, you should posses the true spirit of journalism by applying all...

We were like two worlds colliding.- (Opinions) 1-06-2007
by Rwax Qax
"We were like two worlds colliding." It was one of the worst breakup lines I'd ever heard. For while the young man appropriately identified disparities in background and lifestyle, he overlooked the reality that every relationship—and, I've...

We've Got to Keep the Promise (Poetry) 9-06-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
We've got to keep the promise Made by our leaders To eradicate extreme poverty and hunger As a millennium development goal We've got to keep the promise Let our word be our bond We've got to keep the promise The promise of our global...

We've got to keep the Promise (Poetry) 9-06-2007
by DR PEDUS C EWEAMA
We've got to keep the promise Made by our leaders To eradicate extreme poverty and hunger As a millennium development goal We've got to keep the promise Let our word be our bond We've got to keep the promise The promise of our global...

Weapon of Peace (Opinions) 31-01-2008
by cheteze tamang
“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein The world is becoming increasingly violent; the weapon of destruction has failed. One cannot seek to help others via a weapon built to destroy....

What a blessing you have been to me! (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
WHAT A BLESSING YOU HAVE BEEN TO ME! We all appreciate the impact Of our biological fathers And their labour over our lives But sadly, very few of us Really had that kind of experience With our biological fathers That we greatly...

What if . . . (Poetry) 9-11-2006
by Nnabuchi Akpeh
Always thoughy I was immune Of course I am Such things cant happen to me But what if . . . No! She didn't look one so spotless and beautiful The clippers looked clean I saw him wipe it Hm mm . . . is that all? what about that...

What is Life's Name? (Poetry) 21-08-2006
by imran khan laghari
Life has various names, Given in different frames, A saint said life is punishment, A lawyer said life is discussion, An old lady said life is youth, A girl said life is enjoyment, A passenger said life is destiny, A lover said life is to...

What is love? (Poetry) 11-12-2006
by ronald
Love is The Acceptance, The Loyalty, The Giving, The Caring, The Trusting, The Believing, The Patience, The Tolerance, The Sacrifice, The Lenience of the other person

What? (Poetry) 1-01-2008
by qassem
What is that? I can't understand. The way is far from me, mad. I am not a rock; I am not a stone. They tell me that I live to postpone. All of you shut up and leave me alone! My love is being shipped, He is gone to bed To lay down...

When You Divorce Me, Carry Me Out in Your Arms (Opinions) 8-04-2008
by Nekesah
The story is not mine but I thought it interesting I could not get the source of the story but it worth the sharing.................. I quote: "On my wedding day, I carried my wife in my arms. The bridal car stopped in front of our one-room...

Where ? (Poetry) 19-06-2007
by Akinbo, Adebunmi Adeola
Where do i find a purpose ? In my hobbies that i love so much ? In my studies which is a quest ? In my friends for which i tick ? Where do i find my mission ? In the light of wisdom ? In the parlor of knowledge ? In the...

Which ship disaster resulted in the greater loss of life? (Short Story) 2-05-2007
by Sean Amos
Which ship disaster resulted in the greater loss of life? Because the sinking of the Titanic has generated a great deal of publicity, many people have come to believe that it was the worst ship disaster of all time. It wasn't. The greatest loss...

Who is this? (Poetry) 18-09-2007
by Lisho Christoh Mundia
This poem was recited at Kilipenberg Arts and Craft Festive in memory of our beloved slaughtered people, especial kids and women. Who is this? Who is this woman or man cutting human parts to be a horse, Who are this who do-more so And...

Who will speak for Africa? (Opinions) 10-02-2010
by Faridah Ibrahim
(Editor's Note: While this article discusses continental Africa, its observations are just as applicable to Haiti; hence its inclusion in this issue.) Africa has always had a voice. Or rather, a cacophony of voices, all of them pretty much...

Why can’t we stay young? (Poetry) 12-04-2008
by Carlos
Why can’t we stay young forever? Why do our bones age and ache? Why does life seem to pass by faster and faster? Why can’t we stay simple and pure? What is Patriotism? Why can’t we play like children? Why do we thirst for power...

Why The ‘Dirt’ In Our Politics (Opinions) 19-08-2007
by Odimegwu Onwumere
Especially now that a brother can kill a brother, sister can kill a sister etcetera, because of political positions, the game of politics and its practitioners in our country are in trouble. They are rotters in a ritzy country. Their conducts are...

Wikipedia en Argentina: “Queremos difundir los contenidos libres y la cultura wiki” (Interviews) 3-09-2007
by Damian Profeta
Como un signo inequívoco del importante crecimiento de la comunidad hispanohablante de la famosa enciclopedia online Wikipedia , el sábado 1 de septiembre se creó la Asociación Wikimedia Argentina . Uno de sus integrantes nos explica los...

Womanhood (Poetry) 8-03-2007
by wahooe
http://wahooe.tigblog.org/post/165687 Womanhood, We are all sisters and Brothers, He who have ears to hear , let him hear, Safe and Sound . A young wife sat on a sofa on a hot humid day, drinking iced tea and visiting with her Mother....

Women Revolt (Poetry) 25-12-2006
by Aderemi Adegbite
Weaker sex we’re known and termed, We are made idle like lexis Without structure to construct sentences. They treat us as infants for we’re fragile; To rear offspring we’re considered fertile ’Tis then we would be teased as agile. Stop...

Women's Rights is Human Rights (Poetry) 2-04-2007
by Henry Ekwuruke
Women right is right against poverty Right to human dignity, freedom and respect We dream of a conquered future With our voices together heard We have pleaded to mother earth for assistance The inspiration to mark our limitations Sad...

Won`t Wake Up Again... (Poetry) 1-12-2008
by hazem al jaber
won`t wake up again... last night dreamed of you.. dreamed because i took your mind yesterday.. as you i felt too about you... dreamed that we were together... as a happily teenager sharing each other honestly feelings......

Words (Poetry) 8-12-2006
by Irena Kagansky
Words are empty, Like Yo-yo balls Bouncing off the tongues, Far less interesting Words are strange; No longer belong, We cannot claim words as our own All that’s left are street words, Commercial words, And words That that are...

World of Tech (Poetry) 30-06-2007
by Janet Wong
Triumphant The door closes only person in the room Nothing stirs, but pads on a board Clickety clack! It’s twenty-first century Technology The centre of man’s inventions Human invention in the centre Of attention Living without a...

World Press Freedom (Opinions) 4-05-2010
by Pauline Fogarty
Do we create the news? I wonder sometimes how many countries limit the expression of newscasters and reporters. The government and corporations may limit what we see and hear through the news, radio and print media. The American news covers a...

Would you wait? (Poetry) 21-05-2008
by Dio nguavese
sometimes i feel you are the sun sometimes i feel you would run and thats my greatest fear what to my eyes brings tears, would you stay with me would you wait for me would you stand the test of time would you always lend a dime i am...

Wouldn't it Be Nice..... (Poetry) 6-04-2008
by Carlos
Wouldn’t it be Nice…? Wouldn’t it be nice if people were honest! Wouldn’t it be nice if greed was controlled! Wouldn’t it be nice to see children grow up in a healthy environment! Wouldn’t it be nice to have true friends! Wouldn’t...

Wraith (Poetry) 8-08-2007
by Tuomas Mäkelä
This empty room has no windows This empty room has no doors This empty room has two keyholes And the keys are yours Face all this cruelty, face all this death Make worse the things the demons said (the demons said...) This naked...

You are appreciated (Poetry) 24-01-2008
by Johnson Kayode Jedidiah
YOU ARE APPRECIATED! The first time I saw her I felt she is too hard She earns respect Respects others Dedicated to her work Diligent in her duties Commitment and loyalty Are the two words That best describes Her kind of person A...

You Cannot Bomb Me Anymore (Poetry) 26-02-2008
by Sean Amos
Listen, little big man, you cannot bomb me anymore because I don't allow you to bomb me anymore nor to choke nor rape me anymore,...

You Thought.... (Poetry) 10-01-2007
by hazem al jaber
You Thought.... maybe people thoughts that i am alone... may they thought that i am without anyone... and running away into my sadness monstrous night... and confused without safety and peace... no,,,they are not right... and they...

You will find me (Poetry) 13-01-2008
by Atta ur Rehman Qureashi
You will find me when you see the moon Because I'm in your heart. You will find me when you dream Because I'm in your mind. You will find me when you think Because I'm your thought. You will find me when you're alone Because I'm...

Your new birth (Poetry) 4-05-2009
by Timothy G. Branfalt Sr.
If it's time to say hello my friend, I just wonder where we are? This time you will not go, my friend, because the flight was quite too far. But here together, as we all should, because it was us that did all we could. We tried to make some...

Your Thougts cutting our Hearts (Poetry) 11-12-2007
by haider
Your Thougts are cutting our Hearts, How can we forget you in the Days of Happiness, while you keep us in your mind in the days of Difficuly and ignorance, how can we avoid to Recognize you, While you keep us near you in the days of Hunger,...

YOUTH EMBRACING ICT: Is It The Way For Involvement In Policy Making And Development? (Opinions) 13-06-2007
by erick ochieng otieno
Every time you will hear the youth saying that we have to be included in the policy making processes. This is a positive move; however, there are some fundamental questions that we have to ask ourselves. “How can we be involved?” “How well can we...

Youth Enterpreneur (Opinions) 28-02-2007
by Sean Amos
In today's fast paced world of billion dollar mergers, tech stocks, and young millionaires, it is easy to get lost in the excitement. The last five years have seen more young millionaires (those aged 30 or younger) produced than in all previous...

Zu Kalt (Poetry) 23-09-2006
by Sisch
Der Seerosenteich ist zugefroren. Verwelkte Blumen beugen sich dem dichten Schnee. Die große Stille schluckt das fahle Licht, Es ist die Stille nach dem letzten Schrei. Das weiße Leichentuch legt sich auf eine dumpfe, tote Welt. Ich...

Журналистика: служба или служение. (Opinions) 13-08-2008
by Galina
В современном обществе силен и успешен зачастую тот, кто вооружен информацией. Заметьте: не знающий и эрудированный человек востребован в первую очередь социумом, а информированный. Потому-то так популярны профессии, так или иначе связанные с...

Осенние Мысли... (Poetry) 13-09-2007
by Vladimir
Что ценного есть в жизни у людей? Рывки наверх, Падения назад? А может, брошенный навстречу, без затей Прямой и откровенный взгляд? Все шелуха: работа, осень, дождь... Промокший плащ и капли по щеке. Все ценное,...

Поутренье (Poetry) 12-02-2008
by Vladimir
"Уходя, уходи",- мне шептали когда-то снега, И гитара хрипела с надрывом аккордов о том же. Мне казалось тогда, что все женские лица слегка На твое чем-то неуловимо похожи. Мне бы вьюги тогда... Только вьюги прошли стороной, И вино не...

أغمرني يا وطن (Poetry) 21-04-2008
by gsas egypt
يا وطني ثراك أوحشني واشتاقت للثرى شفتايا يا وطني هل تسمعني؟ أم صمّت أذناك كأذنايا؟! الظلم فيك يمنعني والخوف يقيد قدمايا سجنوني فيك فأخرجني تنطق في الغربة عينايا **** يا وطني إسمع شكواي فأنا مسجونٌ في داري كلّت يا وطني قدماي وطالت...

أنا و سرطان المخ (Short Story) 17-09-2007
by AHMED AL KAABI
منذ زمن طويل و أنا أحاول الإستيقاظ في الوقت المحدد لدوامي دون جدوى,ففي كل يوم أختلق حجة لمديري لكي أبرر له تأخري,حتى ضاق صدر مديري ولم يعد قادرا على الإحتمال و لقد استخدم هذا المدير جميع السبل و الإستراتيجيات دون فائدة تذكر,وفي آخر مرة...

أَوقفُوا مطرقة التحديث (Opinions) 13-12-2010
by محمد
أَوقفُوا مطرقة التحديث بقلم: محمد التتري أفضل الأشياء هي التهيئة الكاملة لمن يقع عليهم المعاناة , المعاناة التي تنقل صورة الواقع الحقيقي في كل مكان وزمان وكل حدث وموقف , المعاناة التي أخذت تستمر وتبدوا على وجوه المسحوقين والطبقة التي...

إختطاف السياسة والجمال (Opinions) 19-07-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
تيارات إختطاف السياسة والجمال صدق من قال‮: ‬الارهاب والتخريب والمخدرات لا دين ولا مذهب لهم‮. ‬وربما أضيف أن هذا‮ »‬الثالوث‮« ‬لا‮ ‬يُفرِّق بين الجمال والسياسة‮!. ‬ لا أدل على ذلك أن الرئيس الكولومبي‮ ‬الأسبق‮ »‬أندريس باسترانا‮« ‬اختطف...

اجتياح ستار أكاديمي إنذار أخير قبل سقوط الأمة (Opinions) 3-05-2008
by عبد الحميد عبد العاطي
لن اهرب بكلماتي المخنوقة العابسة خلف الأسوار ، لن اهرب فما زال في جعبتي الكثير من القذارة والحقارة التي عمت غالبية البيوت العربية وبمساعدة الأب وألام إلا ما رحم ربي ، لن اهرب بوطنيتي واعتكف المقاومة على سرير الزوجية وأواجه أعدائي بلذة الجسد الذي...

الإعلام وقضايا الإعاقة... نبني جسور الأمل (Short Story) 9-03-2010
by Milia Eidmouni
ميليا عيدموني ألوان المجتمع السوري لا تكتمل من دون توحيد النظرة إلى أبنائه، ورغبة في كسر الصورة النمطية التي اعتاد الإعلام رسمها عن الشخص المعوق، وكجزء من اهتمامها بالخطة الوطنية للإعاقة التي أقرتها سورية عام 2008، أقامت منظمة ( آمال)*...

الاعلام الفلسطينى والدور الحقيقى (Opinions) 21-08-2008
by Adham Tobail
لقد اسهم الفلسطينيون عبر التاريخ فى بناء الحضارة والانسانية وبصماتهم واضحة ومعروفة للجميع ، حيث كان الفلسطينون من المدارس الاعلامية المتنافسة فى مرحلة الثلاثينات والاربعينات مع المدارس المصرية واللبنانية والاردنية وقد حددت القيادة الفلسطينية منذ...

الديمقراطية المصادرة!!! (Opinions) 31-05-2007
by Adel Gana
إن الوضع الذي تمر به بلادنا العربية شديد الشبه بالتنين ذلك الكائن الأسطوري ذي الرؤوس الكثيرة المخيفة، و ليس وجه الشبه في البشاعة و الرعب فقط، لكن التشابه الأساسي في طابع التعدد و الكثرة، تعدد الأسباب المباشرة و المنابع العميقة و كثرة الوجوه...

السندريلا المخبأة (Opinions) 12-07-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
هل صحيح أن "سندريلا الشاشة" الراحلة الجميلة سعاد حسني تعيش صغيرة في داخل شريحة واسعة من الشابات؟!. إن نفت أو استبعدت بعض الشابات ذلك فإنه التمنع بعينه!. تلفتُ إنتباهي "السندريلا" المخبأة بشاباتنا، اللائي يُفضلن عدم الإفصاح عنها أمام الآخرين...

الشباب العربي وثقافة التدوين (Opinions) 23-03-2010
by khaled sharqawi
ما كان يقال قبل سنوات قليلة عن أن العالم أصبح قرية صغيرة أضحى اليوم كلاماً غير دقيق لأننا نستطيع القول أننا أصبحنا في ذات الغرفة قريبين أكثر مما نتصور فما يحدث في العالم اليوم من تطور تكنولوجي متسارع جعلنا نتشارك بإرادتنا أو رغما عنا نفس المعلومات...

الشباب... والإنتخابات الفلسطينية القادمة (Opinions) 29-12-2009
by Mahmoud M. AlBurbar
الشباب... والإنتخابات الفلسطينية القادمة بقلم: محمود مصطفى البربار ناشط شبابي الحال هو الحال... والقضية الفلسطينية تراوح مكانها بل تتراجع يوما بعد يوم.. والحريات والحقوق تنتهك كل يوم بقصد أو بدون قصد, وطريق المصالحة الفلسطينية ما زال...

الصداقة و حكمة الحكيم (Short Story) 24-01-2009
by Bendaas Abdelkrim
عرفت هذه القصة و عمري بين السادسة و السابعة رواها لي جدي رحمه الله. قال جدي اسمع يابني ساروي لك قصة حقيقية حدثت في زمن بعيد سمعتها عن والدى فخذ منها الحكمة و ارويها لابنائك من بعدى . كان في زمن بعيد شيخ كبير في السن يعيش مع زوجته و ابنهما الوحيد...

العجين والطين بصاحبة الجلالة (Opinions) 5-07-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
هل قرأ الاعلاميون عموما، والصحافيون تحديدا، تصريحات الأمين العام لإتحاد الصحفيين الدولي (إيدن وايت)، التي تصدَّرت الصحافة مؤخرا أم وضعوا في أذنهم اليمنى عجين، واليسرى طين؟!. (وايت) إتهم بعض الصحفيين البحرينيين، ومن دون أن يُسميهم، بأنهم...

المحبة الصادقة (Poetry) 21-04-2009
by meddahi
كفاك بُعـــــــــــــــــــــدا كفــــــــاك؟ إنـني أتـألـم وجرحي عميــــــــــــقٌ؟ يا حبيبتي هو الآن يتكلم بشعر الهوى رقـته كريـشة البلبل في مهب الرياح تترامى هنا وهناك باحثة؟ يا حبيبتي عــن النجاح لقد زادني ابتعادك حزنا قد أحاط...

المسلسل التركي مهند ونور (Opinions) 4-07-2008
by Adham Tobail
وقع اليم، تاريخ ناصع، حاضر جوع وعطش وفقر وبطالة وتشرذم انحدار في المنظومة الأخلاقية، تعذيب وسجون، وإرهاب وظلم، حصار، انكسار، هزائم، وبلاوى، موت سريري، أحزان، ماسئ، شهداء، اعتقال، أطفال معذبون، اتفه و أسخف عصر . ما أن تبدأ الساعة التاسعة...

المشرق في قلوب المغاربة (Opinions) 15-05-2007
by EL Hammoumi Naoufal
نوفل الحمومي المشرق في قلوب المغاربة كثر الكلام عن التقارب مابين العرب و الغرب . وتناسينا نحن العرب ان نتحاور فيما بيننا لنوصل رسالة إلى الغرب . رسالة حضارية نتفق عليها نحن العرب . لأننا لم نتحاور فيما بيننا من قبل . وهدا الموضوع يثير...

الميت .. الذي ما زال يتكلم (Opinions) 1-12-2008
by Zidan
الكشك ...المحه من بعد كعادتي الصباحية تلمع أطرافه المذهبة على أشعة الشمس كأنه قبر فرعوني فتحت جميع مداخله ومخارجه من ناهبيه والى جانبه امتد قبر معاصر من علب الصفيح يرتفع شبرا من الأرض لا ينقصه الحج الأكبر حجة وداع ربما هي قراءة أخيرة لشيء...

بدياتي (Short Story) 4-05-2007
by EL Hammoumi Naoufal
لمادا نعمل مع الشباب ؟ أحسست بنوع من الإحساس الغريب في داخلي عندما سمعت السؤال لمادا نعمل مع الشباب , هدا السؤال يجعلني ارجع قليلا إلى الماضي , لكي أتأمل أسباب انطلاقتي في العمل الشباب ومن هناك انطلاق في لبنة كمجموعة لمادا نعمل مع الشباب ,...

جلال بين السحر و القدر (Short Story) 21-01-2009
by Bendaas Abdelkrim
حدثنى صديقى قال: كنت اعمل في مدينة ( ادرار) بالصحراء الجزائرية لمدة تسعة اشهر و في يوم من الايام بينما كنت فى غرفتى في بيت الشباب دق شخص على الباب ففتحت الباب فوجدت المدير و كان معه شخص غريب و على راسه جراح فقال المدير ان هذا الشخص سينام معك...

حكايتى (Short Story) 6-04-2010
by ahmed ezz el din
التغيير، الثقافة العامة للشباب، الحوار، الفجوة الثقافية... كلمات ضخمة و براقة تشعرك بأن محدثك خطيب مفوه واسع الثقافة. أما أنا فشاب مصرى عادى. أتحدث بلسان حالى. و أروى حكايتى فى ذلك العصر بألفاظ عادية. كلمات بسيطة تشبه تلك الكلمات المختصرة التى...

حلم ...ملون.. قصة حقيقية (Short Story) 21-09-2008
by Zidan
حلم ... ملون ... قصة حقيقية ضعف استولى على وجهه، ثياب رثة مزقتها شمس حارقة والزمن يرتديه رسمت لي صورة واضحة للعزلة التي يعيشها بقرية مائية ابتعدت عن الحضارة وكأنها ثمود وليس فيها نبي صالح لا يتجاوز سكانها المائة يعتصرهم الفقر لا يزال...

حوار وطني سوري افتراضي ماذا عن الواقعي ؟ (Short Story) 27-05-2011
by Milia Eidmouni
ميليا عيدموني يبدو أن الحراك الشبابي السوري على صفحات موقع التواصل الاجتماعي "فيس بوك " ومع دخول حركة الاحتجاجات في سورية الشهر الثالث، سبق الحراك السياسي على أرض الواقع بخطوات كثيرة. فبعد أن فقد الشباب السوري الأمل بالحصول على تغطية...

دانيل.. إهداء لوزير الخارجية (Opinions) 11-10-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
"دانيل".. إهداء لوزير الخارجية الجدل حول اقتراح وزير الخارجية البحريني تشكيل منظمة إقليمية تضم الدول العربية إضافة لتركيا وايران و"اسرائيل" ذكـَّرني بنقاش ساخن حول "التواصل" مع شاب "اسرائيلي". دار النقاش بين العرب بمؤتمر شبابي عالمي، شاركتُ به...

دعوة للتفائل (Short Story) 12-12-2007
by Ahmed Mohamed Tammam
انفض غبار المشاكل عن ظهرك وقع حصان أحد المزارعين في بئر مياه عميقة ولكنها جافة، وأجهش الحيوان بالبكاء الشديد من الألم من أثر السقوط واستمر هكذا لعدة ساعات كان المزارع خلالها يبحث الموقف ويفكر كيف سيستعيد الحصان؟ ولم يستغرق الأمر طويلاً كي...

رحلة التيه (Short Story) 19-05-2007
by محمد الشركي
حكايات تل النوارس الحكاية الأولى " رحلة التيه " نص مسرحي تأليف : محمد الشركي إهداء : إلى كل الذين أتعبتهم رحلة السنين الطويلة إلى الذين يعانقون التيه في يومهم وليلهم إلى الذين يصارعون الدجال في كل لحظة و حين إلى الذين يظهر...

سوق العمل (Short Story) 26-09-2007
by AHMED AL KAABI
منذ أن غادرت هذا الوطن لأعمل في الخارج و أنا أسئل نفسي سؤالا ينغص علي عيشتي و يشاركني صحوتي و سباتي, وهو ترى هل ضاق بي وطني لكي أجد نفسي مضطرا لأن أعمل خارجه و هل أصبح سوق العمل في بلادي مثقلا ومشبعا لدرجة أنه لم يعد قادرا على تحمل أعباء مواطن...

شعب يقرأ شعب لا يجوع... فماذا عن العرب؟ (Opinions) 24-11-2009
by Adel Gana
أختيرت بيروت هذا العام عاصمة عالمية للكتاب، وهي تستحق أن تكون كذلك، فتلك مدينة مازال فيها من يحلم بالكتب، ومن يكتب، ومن يطبع ومن ينشر، وبالتأكيد من يقرأ أيضا؛ قصة حدثت معي الشهر الماضي في هذه العاصمة وأنا جالس في إحدى المقاهي مع بعض الأصدقاء...

شعر الحرية (Poetry) 24-01-2009
by Bendaas Abdelkrim
انكم بارعون في استثمار الاستقرار لم اجد الانوار و لا حتى الافكار لماذا تضعون على الستار الستار ؟ و تقولون.......... و تدعون.......... و تصرخون....... لكنكم لم تعرفوا انكم ارتكبتم العار انكم بارعون في استثمار الاستقرار سنرفع...

عودة رامبو مراوغة إستراتيجية (Interviews) 5-09-2008
by عبد الحميد عبد العاطي
رامبو "سلفستر ستالون" يعود من جديد في فيلم" RAMBO 2008 "الشهير بأداء شخصية الملاكم المتعصب" روكي" وشخصية الجندي الأمريكي الأوحد" رامبو" الذي عاد إلى فيتنام ليهزم وحده الفيتناميين بعد هزيمة الأمريكان الحقيقة على الأرض. ولكن لماذا سعت الولايات...

عولمة الرسالة الاعلامية (Opinions) 23-08-2008
by Adham Tobail
كثيراً ما نسمع اليوم عن ظاهرة العولمة ونتائجها وآثارها في المجالات السياسية والاقتصادية والاجتماعية ولا يمكننا أن نغض النظر عما يجري تحت مظلة هذه الظاهرة العالمية حتى وان كنا ممن يخالفون أو ممن لا يؤمنون بالعولمة كظاهرة أخذت تضع بصماتها حتى على...

فكـيف سأنـسى ودادَ سـعاد (Poetry) 26-09-2008
by meddahi
‏ قوامٌ رشيـــقٌ ووجـهٌ جميلُ كـبدر الـتمام الذي يستميل عيـون كمـثل عيـون المها لم ترى العينُ مثلها يستحيل ولما لمـحـت الغـزالة تمـشي الهـوينى تـفـطّر قلبي الكليل...

فلسطين (Short Story) 24-03-2010
by lama
وللحلم بقية أيعود البشر يوما إلى رحم الأمهات . أما زال القدر يطبق فيهم غيبه، انه لن يدفن في ارض الوطن، من خرج منهم إلى الشتات. شيوخ قد تجاوزوا السبعين، خرجوا منه فتية، لم يأكل عليهم الدهر بعد. خرجوا من الوطن ،ولم تتقدم بهم أعمارهم، ما...

لن أرسو على شاطىء العلل (Poetry) 4-11-2007
by karim mohamed nayel
نفسى فى انتظارك جدباء الرجا وعيونى فى ذهولها مشفوفة الأمل ِ و رب ناظر للشىء بعد زواله يدعو الله و هو محسن العمل ِ و يجيب السميعُ الشوقَ من رجل ٍ كادت أنفاسه ترسو على شاطىء العلل ِ "لا تزُل أيها الشىء المقضى من قبل ِ و عُد الى عبدى مُبلل...

لي حمرائي (Short Story) 2-04-2010
by ghalas charara
Certains la retrouve à travers le viseur, imprimée sur une pellicule, en couleur ou noir et blanc. Elle m’apparaît en mots, autant de mots qu’elle a de pavées, inépuisable en sens et détours. “ J’adore cet endroit, j’y viens tout le temps,...

ماذا أقول للروسية ألونا (Opinions) 27-07-2008
by RASHED AL-GHAYEB
تقود الشابة الروسية الأنيقة‮ »‬ألونا‮« ‬منظمة شبابية في‮ »‬سانت بطرسبرغ‮« (‬أو كما‮ ‬يُفضل اليساريون تسميتها لينيينغراد‮) ‬وهي‮ ‬من أجمل المناطق بالعالم،‮ ‬وتقع في‮ ‬الشمال كنافذة تطل على أوروبا،‮ ‬وكانت عاصمة الامبراطورية الروسية في‮ ‬عهد...

مدرسة المسرح الصيفيه (Interviews) 28-11-2008
by errased elfani
"مدرسة صيفية للمسرح" لم يكن لقائي بهم مصادفة ، فاللغة و الأغاني و الدبكات التي يؤدونها فلسطينية بحتة ، أستطيع أن أستنتج ذلك من غنائهم لقصائد محمود درويش ، وارتجالهم لمواقف وأحداث تذكر بالقدس وأسوارها وعبق تاريخها الذي يمتد إلى بداية الزمان ،...

من رسائلي.. (Short Story) 28-09-2008
by Areej Hosni Atalla
صديقي الملائكي الابيض.. لون عيني وثمالة الروح.. عرجون القلب وعقل الجنون.. أصلي ان تكون بجمال وانت تقرأني بذات البريق الشارد من عينيك الدافئتين..تقرأ هذياني وتهمي علي..نكتشف سويا سر اللون البني الداكن في حدقة العين المبتسمة لاجلك، او الحكاية...

مهنية الصحافة ... والبيئة الطاردة (Opinions) 13-08-2010
by Abdulelah Sallam
مهنية الصحافة ..... والبيئة الطاردة تتشابه العوالم الاجتماعية التي يعمل فيها الصحفي العربي ونوعية القيود التي تفرض علي حرية ممارسة المهنة الصحفية. وأن كان هناك بعض الاختلاف فهو لا يتعدى الشكليات التي يعتبرها البعض بالتطور النسبي وهي لاتصمد...

مهنية الصحافة ..... والبيئة الطاردة (Opinions) 25-09-2010
by Abdulelah Sallam
مهنية الصحافة ..... والبيئة الطاردة تتشابه العوالم الاجتماعية التي يعمل فيها الصحفي العربي ونوعية القيود التي تفرض علي حرية ممارسة المهنة الصحفية. وأن كان هناك بعض الاختلاف فهو لا يتعدى الشكليات التي يعتبرها البعض بالتطور النسبي وهي لاتصمد...

هلوسات في عيادة الاسنان (Short Story) 20-09-2007
by AHMED AL KAABI
بصراحة وبدون لف أو دوران أستطيع القول بأن أمي بذلت كل ما في وسعها من اجل اقناعي بضرورة غسل اسناني قبل النوم,وقد افلحت أخيرا وبدأت يوميا اغسل اسناني قبل النوم ولكن كل هذا لم يمنع السوس من أن يغزو أسناني في عقر دارها و ان يتسبب في اقتلاع عدد كبير من...

و أنا من أنا؟ 2 (Short Story) 10-09-2008
by abeer al najjar
و أنا أريد ... أريد أن أحيا .. و أن أنساك .. أن أنسى علاقتنا الطويلة .. لا لشئ بل لأحيا .... و أنا أنا .. لا أحد آخر .. واحدة من أهل هذا الليل .. أحلم بالصعود فوق سور بيتنا .. لأتبع الينبوع خلف التل .. و أنا من أنا ؟؟؟... فلم أكن ما كنت إلا مرة...

ولادة جمعية الشباب العربي (Interviews) 5-09-2008
by Farouq. Hamdan
أعلن الشاب البحريني علي شرفي عن إنشاء أول تجمع شبابي ثقافي اجتماعي عربي مقره في مملكة البحرين، إذ تم إشهار جمعية الشباب العربي في تاريخ 28/8/2008 في الجريدة الرسمية وذلك طبقاً لأحكام قانون الجمعيات والأندية الاجتماعية والثقافية والهيئات الخاصة...