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Warm Hearts

The Battles That Earn Us The Stripes

Why the leopard sometimes goes up the trees

Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash

The restless guardians of the hearth,
who thought we escaped out of fear
and abandoned the ancient homestead
to marauding strangers and interlopers,
should not forget the leopard goes up
the tree not just to dine undisturbed
but to survey the thickets for movements;
or to take a rather quick nap or launch
a hunt for a game from…

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Sharing pieces of kindness and compassion, aiming to inspire a kinder, better world. One poem, one story at a time.

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Obinna Uruakpa

Obinna Uruakpa

I am your Brother. I came this time among the Igbos. I share the sights, sounds, and scents of my journey in simple stories. I am a Seeker of the Infinite.

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