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A MIRACLE; NOT A MIRAGE



It is not who you are
Neither does it exist in you
It's just a fabricated ideology
By the world around you
Extracted from unverified information
They have about you
Or probably what they picked up
From a mistake you made.

The mess they think you are
Is only a strong message in disguise
A message to the nations and generations
A message that'd make many mighty
And make you mingle with mighty men
The failure they call you
Is not who you are,
You're the most beautiful image of
The bright and morning star
You can achieve just anything
You set your mind to achieve
You can be a thousand times better

What people around you
Know about you is nothing but
A mirage which makes no sense
You're the real deal, so act like it
For even as you are
You do make a difference
You're a miracle; not a mirage.

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Written on August 05, 2021

Submitted by fidepet on August 05, 2021

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Fidelis Peter Olowu

Simply called Fidel by his friends, he was born in Agbarho Kingdom in Ughelli-North Local Government Area of Delta State, South south, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Fidel won the first prize in Rapidly Applied Poetry (RAP) contest during the second edition of the Lagos Festival of Poetry organized by the Association of Nigerian Authors, Lagos State Chapter, (ANA-Lagos) in the year 2005. He also has a good number of literary achievements internationally such as: - Nominated as an "Honorary Poet Fellow, Noble House, London England in 2006. - Nominated for "Poet of The Year Award" in 2007 by the International Society of Poets (ISP, USA) - Nominated for "Poet of the year Award" in 2008 by ISP, USA. - Enlisted in "The International Who's Who in Poetry" in 2008 by the ISP, USA. Published in numerous Anthologies, magazines, etc. Apart from being a poet and a practicing Nurse, Fidel is an inspirational Broadcast Journalist, a song writer, singer with a good level of music production skills, a very interesting corporate MC, a Graphic Designer, a Voice-over artist, etc. A little wonder he's referred to as The Wonderman. more…

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