Laziness Kills!



Can we ever be independent?
If you were in governance,
Would you have attained the so-called development?
Sha! I consider common self dependence.

Chosen to harvest what others should reap,
Browsing on a remaining sip,
Sycophants that often peep,
Natural? No! yet in the body deep.

Anyway, I remembered individuality,
It’s normal, considering the society,
Nature preach for sickness of dignity,
Fir this, and all, I still blame humanity.

Can any give the idea a lie?
Or disqualify my ‘because’ to his ‘why’?
Hmm! Then, let not call it shy,
Is as good as I die!
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Submitted by Abu-Ubaida_Sani on April 18, 2022

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Abu-Ubaida Sani

I was born in 1993 at Misau LGA, Bauchi State, Nigeria. In the year 2017, I obtained a degree in Education and Hausa from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. I have a number of publications with different academic journals across the globe. Moreover, I have attended and participated in various academic conferences, both national and international. Currently, I am a Hausa language lecturer with the Department of Languages and Cultures, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara, Nigeria. I also provide language services as well as outsource. I have worked on: memoQ, MateCat, Crowdin, Lokalize, Wordfast, SmartCAT, TMC, TMS, Transifex. more…

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