| by Viano Dee | 8

The Blur Truth: Spoken Word

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76 total views, 39 views today The Blur Truth: Spoken Word We are robots in the land where we thought we made robots. Wecompletely forgot who we were when we started acting like the robotswe created. It seems they outsmartedus by becoming smarter and enslaving us. We are now at their beck and call. They ping us […]

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| by Viano Dee | 17

7 Types Of Friends To Avoid

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89 total views, 6 views today 7 Types of friends to avoid. In life we all need someone to be there for us at some point in our lives — that’s why we have friends. Friends are supposed to be people who help you grow in every aspect of life. They are shoulders you can lean on, […]

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| by Viano Dee | 48

2 Years Late: Tom Walker’s Leave A Light On (Review And Cover)

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131 total views, 12 views today 2 Years Late: Tom Walker’s Leave A Light On (Review and Cover). Please read before playing or downloading the cover below. I first heard the song in the 2019 movie “For Love or Money”. It was played a couple of times and I was like: this is really dope. I decided […]

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| by Viano Dee | 11

The Story With Many Holes: Spoken Word

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111 total views, 1 views today The Story With Many Holes: Spoken Word. The rumour has it that someone said that she said that they said… so they took the rumour and ran along with it without asking who precisely said what. This was the birth of her story — the one she never told. The one […]

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| by Viano Dee | 13

7 Things That Ruin Relationships

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66 total views, 4 views today 7 Things That Ruin Relationships. Everyone wants to have a great relationship. No one is ever like: “I really would love to have a terrible, horrible relationship that would make me question my existence.” I’ve never heard anyone say that and if such people exists, they definitely have a mental problem. […]

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| by Viano Dee | 15

The Appointed Time: Spoken Word

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84 total views, 1 views today The Appointed Time: Spoken Word It is said that the sun and moon serve as signs to mark seasons and days and years, and yes, to also serve as light both day and night. So it has been written, so it has been.Days turned into weeks, weeks turned into months, months […]

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| by Viano Dee | 7

When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard: A Short Poem

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69 total views, 1 views today When Yelling Eyes Go Unheard. His eyes yelled for help but he got nothing more than nice smiles and compliments— because no one ever heard. Now, the live coal has gone cold. No one will ever know why he chose to douse it by landing on the oceans floor. Written and […]

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| by Viano Dee | 16

6 Lessons Life Has Taught Me

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110 total views, 5 views today 6 Lessons Life Has Taught Me. When I was a child I couldn’t wait to become an adult. I was always in a hurry to grow just so I could do grown up things like make up, date, get a job, make money, get married — the list goes on. Then […]

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| by Viano Dee | 17

When He Turned Red: Short Poem

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108 total views, 3 views today When He Turned Red. White as the clouds, he once was, till he turned red like a burning furnace. Like a florescent bulb, she once glowed, but his sizzling red effect made her as wishy- washy as an old grave. Since he turned red, she had been his daily sacrifice; but […]

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| by Viano Dee | 22

How Technology Is Ruining Our Lives

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173 total views, 6 views today How Technology is Ruining Our Lives. For the most part, when people talk about technology, they focus mainly on its benefits. We all know that technology has some advantages but if we would be truthful to ourselves, we can say that it has caused more harm than good. I particularly like […]

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| by Viano Dee | 17

Once Upon a Shredded Dream

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188 total views, 8 views today Once Upon a Shredded Dream. His lips tasted like honey each time we kissed. I got lost in his arms each time he held me close. But there was something that lay hidden — that, he didn’t disclose. I didn’t bother because it didn’t matter— at least that was what I […]

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| by Viano Dee | 12

When They See Us

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163 total views, 7 views today When They See Us: Spoken Word Poetry (inspired by the Netflix series and the movie, Woodlawn). I heard them say that: we are not good enough we are not worthy of love. Injustice hides behind the scenes, dictating rules, implementing policies — playing politics— he causes conflicts, judges by the colour […]

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| by Viano Dee | 27

Freedom Is Just An Illusion

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162 total views, 4 views today Freedom Is Just An Illusion. “Free our people!” That was the cry of those who fought for the people in the days when slavery, was more physical than mental. In the days when slave masters would cruelly maltreat their slaves with hot irons, clubs and canes. In the days when slaves […]

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| by Viano Dee | 10

30 Things Movies Have Made Us Believe

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52 total views, 1 views today 30 Things Movies Have Made Us Believe Notice: I am not the original writer of this post, I came across it on a friend’s Facebook status from 2015. Unfortunately, he too couldn’t remember where he got it from but I thought it was hilarious and decided to share. Just for laughs. […]

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| by Viano Dee | 16

6 Lessons Love Taught Me

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116 total views, 2 views today 6 Lessons Love Taught Me. I lay on my bed on Saturday night as I thought deeply about what to write as my next post. Many ideas came to mind but one struck. “That’s the one”, I smiled to myself. I began to type but there weren’t any points yet. So […]

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| by Viano Dee | 13

It’s A Tough Job Being God: Spoken Word

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162 total views, 2 views today It’s A Tough Job Being God. Download audio here: I have often wondered What it feels like to be God. Does it entail one watching the world on a screen while sipping on a cup of coffee? Does it entail pressing buttons so that the sun rises and sets while the […]

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| by Viano Dee | 24

Beyond Flaws: Spoken Word Poetry

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165 total views, 2 views today Beyond flaws: Spoken Word Poetry. Download audio here: She was beautiful—that, I could tell. And his eyes wouldn’t get off her body and my heart couldn’t take it anymore; it bled profusely. I didn’t like her. I didn’t trust her. It wasn’t about the jealousy alone but also about the fact […]

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| by Viano Dee | 10

7 Romantic Ways To Make Your Man Love You More

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160 total views, 5 views today 7 Romantic Ways To Make Your Man Love You More. Notice: I originally posted this article on the since deleted site GiftedGreen (a Nigerian Lifestyle blog) in 2015. This is an updated version. Contrary to what people think, men aren’t the only ones who ought to be romantic. If the job […]

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| by Viano Dee | 6

4 Ways to Get Over a Break Up

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89 total views, 1 views today 4 Ways to Get Over a Break Up Breaking up can be a very excruciating experience — especially when you have invested so much in a relationship. Many things run through your mind. You ask questions like: “How did we get here?” “What went wrong?” “Why do I feel such pain?” […]

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| by Viano Dee | 6

The Positive Side of Pain

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126 total views, 2 views today The Positive Side of Pain When one thinks of pain, what usually comes to the mind is discomfort, distress, suffering, sorrow, agony—and truly speaking, no one likes to go through pain. Unfortunately, we can’t escape it because it is part of life but we can choose how to deal with it. […]

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| by Viano Dee | 4

The Exodus

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92 total views, 2 views today The Exodus Download audio here: Listen. Listen to me— let me explain. You see, I have been traveling a long while; searching for a treasure that I could call mine. I have dug so hard, so deep, dug so close— only to discover other people’s gold mines. Look. Look at my […]

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| by Viano Dee | 0

10 Replies to Stupid Questions

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55 total views, 3 views today 10 replies to stupid questions Some say that there is no such thing as a stupid question. The reason being that what one considers stupid may really be useful to the person who is asking. Some people are afraid to ask questions because they do not want to be embarrassed. They’d […]

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| by Viano Dee | 6

11 Things Babies Would Say If They Could Talk

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77 total views, 1 views today Babies. Everyone loves babies. They are cute and hilarious. It is amazing to see how they try to communicate what they feel because they cannot talk. But what if it were possible for them to talk; what would they say? Would they be cool or would they be rude? Would they […]

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| by Viano Dee | 1

10 Unbelievable Delicacies

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86 total views, 1 views today Delicacies. Every country has its delicacies, so does every individual. For instance, Nigeria is well known for delicacies such as pounded yam, amala, eba… just to list a few yet when it comes to individuals it varies. It is often said: “one man’s food is another man’s poison”— this saying is […]

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| by Viano Dee | 0

5 Weird Ways People Have Died

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169 total views, 1 views today Weird ways people have died Everyday people are born; everyday people die. Death is a part of life but as we all know, it is inevitable. People plan ahead for so many things but many times for so many people, death is not anywhere on their list because somehow for some […]

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| by Viano Dee | 0

10 Strange Addictions

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85 total views, 1 views today Addiction An addiction basically, is the irresistible urge to do something in a repetitive manner to the point where doing without it creates a sense of incompleteness. For instance, someone who consistently consumes alcohol to the point where they feel they can’t do without it, is called an alcoholic. We can […]

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| by Viano Dee | 8

10 Disturbing Perfume Brand Names

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163 total views, 3 views today 10 Disturbing Perfume Brand Names Have you ever perceived a fragrance that smells really nice— only to find out that the name isn’t as pleasant as its scent? You probably have, or maybe not. If not, allow me to introduce you to 10 of them: Bondage Homme by Milton Lloyd; Bondage […]

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| by Viano Dee | 10

Modern Day Problems: The Sad Side of Social Media

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98 total views, 1 views today A picture displaying Social Media icons Modern Day Problems: The Sad Side of Social Media In this age of technology, it is not surprising that people have become highly dependant on gadgets. This era promises a faster, less stressful way of life—as some call it— the microwave lifestyle. A life where […]

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| by Viano Dee | 2

A Personal Experience: Can Exes Remain Friends?

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303 total views, 12 views today Can exes remain friends? Relationships can be a bit complicated sometimes. You meet someone. You get attracted to them. You become friends. You want to take it a step further, you ask them out. They say yes. You start a relationship and it’s all good at first but after sometime, things […]

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