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Yennenga: Invincible Warrior and Doting Mother
Yennenga, the unbeatable Dagomba warrior princess Who just wanted to be a mother, Got the best of both worlds And became the founding mother of the Mossi people. Yennenga was the beloved daughter Of the Dagomba king, Nedega, Who ruled in the 12th century. A tomboy in childhood, Yennenga's three brothers Commanded their own batallions, And she herself was soon well-versed in the art of warfare. Already a natural horsewoman, Yennenga Soon became just as adept with The javelin, spear, and bow. Yennenga was still a girl and had only Entered puberty when she proved herself A match for any man in her father’s army And began commanding he
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Moremi Ajasoro: Valiant Yoruba Spy Queen
Queen Mọ́remí Àjàsorò, the Yoruba equivalent of Helen of Troy, Would prove to be the savior of her people As well as a byword for womanly beauty and integrity. The wife of Oranmiyan, who was The heir to the Kingdom of Ile-Ife, The young couple had a son, Oluorogbo.   In the twelfth century, the country of the Ifes Was at that time subject to fierce raids By a mysterious neighbor tribe Known only as “the Forest People”, Who were of such an uncanny appearance in battle That the Ifes thought them not human, But a visitation sent by the gods in punishment For some evil that Ife had commit
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We Can But That Does Not Mean that We Should
My beloved Grandmother taught her children this: “If you cannot say anything nice then don’t Say anything at all.” She’s right, It’s ancient wisdom that youth forgot. I am as guilty as everyone else, with thoughts That I wish that I never spoke, And with social media that allows Anybody to write any little thing. We have the right to speak our opinions, That does not mean that we should, There is the phrase “don’t shit where You eat”; malice begets more malice. Social media and the Internet are Public like a village where Everybody knows about your business; Don’t do it if it will bring
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Yennenga: Invincible Warrior and Doting Mother
Yennenga, the unbeatable Dagomba warrior princess Who just wanted to be a mother, Got the best of both worlds And became the founding mother of the Mossi people. Yennenga was the beloved daughter Of the Dagomba king, Nedega, Who ruled in the 12th century. A tomboy in childhood, Yennenga's three brothers Commanded their own batallions, And she herself was soon well-versed in the art of warfare. Already a natural horsewoman, Yennenga Soon became just as adept with The javelin, spear, and bow. Yennenga was still a girl and had only Entered puberty when she proved herself A match for any man in her father’s army And began commanding he
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Moremi Ajasoro: Valiant Yoruba Spy Queen
Queen Mọ́remí Àjàsorò, the Yoruba equivalent of Helen of Troy, Would prove to be the savior of her people As well as a byword for womanly beauty and integrity. The wife of Oranmiyan, who was The heir to the Kingdom of Ile-Ife, The young couple had a son, Oluorogbo.   In the twelfth century, the country of the Ifes Was at that time subject to fierce raids By a mysterious neighbor tribe Known only as “the Forest People”, Who were of such an uncanny appearance in battle That the Ifes thought them not human, But a visitation sent by the gods in punishment For some evil that Ife had commit
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We Can But That Does Not Mean that We Should
My beloved Grandmother taught her children this: “If you cannot say anything nice then don’t Say anything at all.” She’s right, It’s ancient wisdom that youth forgot. I am as guilty as everyone else, with thoughts That I wish that I never spoke, And with social media that allows Anybody to write any little thing. We have the right to speak our opinions, That does not mean that we should, There is the phrase “don’t shit where You eat”; malice begets more malice. Social media and the Internet are Public like a village where Everybody knows about your business; Don’t do it if it will bring
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King Fergus Mac Roich, Ireland's Hercules
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73 Years Later: The Wilhelm Gustloff Sinking
73 years ago today, off the coast of what is now Poland, the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German former cruise ship designed to carry 1850 passengers and crew, had become a #refugee ship jammed with roughly 10600 people, of whom nearly 9000 were #civilian refugees, of whom approximately 5000 were children. These were overwhelmingly German civilians (women, children, and old men) in flight from the implacable #wrath of the Russians after more than three years of Nazi brutality against the #SovietUnion. Only 1239 of those on board survived while over 9300 others were trapped inside as the ship sank or died of exposure on the surface, half of them chil
#OidhcheShamhna shona dhuibh, a h-uile duine (Happy #samhainnight to you, everybody)!!!
Happy Mother's Day!!! Here's to my mother, to mothers all over the world! And to the health of the Mother of All, Danu (also known as Gaia, Pachamama, Mut, a variety of names) http://diddles25.deviantart.com/art/A-Lament-For-Danu-546628155 http://did ...

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Sparkle-Photography|Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:. :) :heart:
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You're quite welcome! What a ferocious, magnificent predator!
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Typthis|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave.
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diddles25|Hobbyist Writer
You're quite welcome! 😊 Kitties are too cute.
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TheBlueFaery|Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! :D
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diddles25|Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! 😊
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Malintra-Shadowmoon|Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday :heart:
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