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10/08/2017 Rainbows in Vegas 58 Free verse
06/25/2017 Favour turned sour 94 Free verse
04/22/2017 Black Lives 223 Free verse
03/12/2017 Immigrants and Neighbours: The Dirty Duo 532 Free verse
02/11/2017 My horse for a kingdom 347 Free verse
12/28/2016 Anti-war correspondent 490 Free verse
11/15/2016 The Promised Office 433 Free verse
05/09/2016 The law and the low 649 Free verse
03/14/2016 Race by Tooth Colour 659 Free verse
02/28/2016 Spiced Pains 526 Free verse
12/20/2015 Happy Homes 610 Free verse
11/22/2015 Caliphate 897 Free verse
11/07/2015 Freedom for Tree-doms 646 Free verse
10/30/2015 Pissful Religion 552 Free verse
10/27/2015 Parting Hearts 495 Free verse
10/16/2015 Smitten Strangers 601 Free verse
09/28/2015 Tales of a worn shoe 1277 Free verse
09/19/2015 My Beloved 567 Free verse
05/30/2015 Nelson Mandela: Many stumbles, no mumbles 915 Free verse
05/22/2015 Corporate Bull 838 Free verse
05/15/2015 Two twinkles on love's sky 690 Free verse
05/15/2015 Alone 572 Free verse
05/11/2015 Lone Hearts 762 Free verse
05/11/2015 The Proposal 2112 Free verse

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Quote Left Gender equality means nothing until we consider it to mean that femininity and masculinity, when we consider the full scope of capabilities that they each afford humanity, are of equal value to society. Therefore, women who act out equality while suppressing their femininity do not prove equality but only the advantage of masculinity Quote Right
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Quote Left Our hearts gain from the weight of fear what the athlete's limbs gain from the weight of dumbbells, but only if like the athlete we don't carry that weight all day but learn to set it down before the stress of exertion begins to crush the sinews it was meant to build Quote Right
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Quote Left In the world of oratory, the cunning atheist declares himself a believer to preserve access to the rich fund of stories in religious texts and to the powerful concepts of God, fate, angels, the soul, & the afterlife Quote Right
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Quote Left You lose nothing if by losing a friend you win countless admirers Quote Right
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Quote Left A book is the only true land of the free: within its borders, anything is possible Quote Right
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Quote Left Busy mouths grow on idle heads Quote Right
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Quote Left Might without right makes blight Quote Right
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Quote Left The further from law you move, the closer to claw you come Quote Right
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Quote Left The quality of a conqueror is to be judged as much by what he spears as by what he spares Quote Right
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Quote Left The low suffer most the blow of the law Quote Right
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Quote Left Experience remains an advantage to the expert only for as long as it enables them to learn faster than the novice Quote Right
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Quote Left The true value of a man is not seen in the value that money gives him but in the value that he gives his money by the uses he puts it to Quote Right
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Quote Left Faith is not mere belief but is that state you attain when you send your beliefs, thoughts, words, and actions into orbit around a chosen goal Quote Right
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Quote Left The great purpose of the dating game is to find that one person who can stand at the bottom of your heart and touch the top of your mind Quote Right
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Quote Left When love heals, scars are scarce Quote Right
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Quote Left Oratory is the highest form of music Quote Right
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Quote Left The good fortune that you feel you don't deserve is heaven's compensation for the misfortune she feels you didn't deserve Quote Right
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Quote Left Fortune crowns the bold before the worthy Quote Right
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Quote Left Great men have few friends but many admirers, while those who ply the lower reaches of fortune have many friends but scarcely an admirer in sight. Quote Right
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Quote Left The world would sooner bury a live rat than it would a dead lion Quote Right
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Quote Left Today's tragic homes are made by parents who want to have children but don't want their children to have parents Quote Right
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Quote Left Happy homes are filled with the noise of children; unhappy homes the noise of their parents. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is not courage that makes us speak the truth, but it is a hunger for truth that makes us courageous. Quote Right
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I am Agona Apell, a civil engineer by training and a writer by blessing. I have had a lifelong attachment to literature. My school-time choice of career, though, tore me from the world of literary pursuits to land me in the world of engineering where I spent 20 years. The parting was not to last, and how I rejoice in the reunion with my passion. Since 2006 I have been building my life anew, this time as a writer. Although non-fiction prose is the staple of my writing, I occasionally make forays into poetry. So here I am, glad to be among this sprightly host of poets.