The cricket is never blinded by the sand of its burrowing.
An oil lamp feels proud to give light even though it wears itself away.
A bird does not change its feathers because the weather is bad.
It is only the toad that gets up from its knees and falls back again on its knees.
It’s not only the fox, but even the snail also arrives at its destination.
When a person regrets endlessly, he gets to pay more for what he regrets.
The swoop of an eagle has seen many seasons and floods.
However long the moon disappears, one day, it must shine again.
Who says the oasis in the desert is happy because of its hidden spring of water?
The praying mantis is never tired waiting all day.
African Proverbs On Not Giving Up
Proverbs are the daughters of experience.
I'm a food scientist who has chosen the path of creative writing- the one thing which comes to me naturally.
Back in 2013, my love for teaching young learners propelled me into picking teaching as a career. I taught English, Maths and Science in the United Arab Emirates where I lived for ten years. Right now, I live in Coal City, a beautiful hilly area of my country Nigeria.
My website Fiez-writer is a product of my extreme desire to share my writing with the world. Here, I share fiction, poems, thoughts and writing tips.
A huge part of my life is spent with my lovely family and I'm a proud mother to three brilliant kids.