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Overcoming Hate: The Role of Conscious Literature- Andrew Patience



‘‘Writers are shapers of life; they are the wheels piloting what directions our minds travel to and how far each journey goes. They are the gods that determine what creed or rituals are befitting enough for the shaping of and the extent of our realization of what is truth.’’  History serves as a palpable proof of man’s insatiable desire for wrong doings. This has been revealed in wars fought in folly, the divisiveness that characterized religion, the absence of social cohesion fueled by differences in tribes,

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FRAGMENTS: Daisy Odey

Yesterday we fought fire with water. Today a flood is killing our children. How do we drown a river? Heavy hearts do not carry love. Tongues lost to grief forget the language of prayer. Some questions Are always hungry like; “is there a god worthy of war?” I know a boy. This is how he spells murder; two bodies in a closet growing into one shadow dying like fireflies burning… burning out. He sings; “It is safer to live walking in dead men's shoes.” I hear the train moving on. past districts where

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