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DZYADZORM Says Yes- Chapter 2!

This is the Second Chapter of the Short Novel ‘Dyadzorm Says Yes’ by Adjoa Essel, stay tuned at The Arachneed as we bring to you this amazing novel from Africa. Every Friday a new chapter shall be published. – CHAPTER TWO ‘How about visiting me after work tomorrow?’ Jerald asked getting ready to leave. Dzyadzorm gave him a puzzled look which gave Jerald a perception of her confusion. ‘I mean I won’t come to work tomorrow because I need to see my daddy off at the airport, so please visit me after work to tell me what happened.’ He gave a detailed explanation. ‘Alright sir, see you tomorrow.’ Dzyadzorm waved. Simon drove the girls back to their flat some few minutes after Jerald bade them goodbye. It was a night of bliss … Read entire article »

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Dear Bohemian Man: A Poetic Rendezvous

The Arachneed brings to you an exclusive interview with poetess Subi Taba, a distinguished personality from India’s North Eastern region. In 2013 Subi was adjudged as the first runners up at the Miss North East beauty contest.Thus beyond the glamorous arena Subi is a serious thinker and a researcher at work pursuing her Phd in Horticulture at Assam Agricultural university.This anthology should certainly inspire aspiring poets to publish their works and contribute to make life much more beautiful. In this interview Subi talks about her convergence with Poetry, her life as a popular personality and the nuances of life as an author and as a model. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Subi, thanks much for  talking to The Arachneed, you have been popular a face in the media , in such a scenario what inspired you to … Read entire article »

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Interview with a peace journalist

  It was in Lebanon – one of the world’s most sectarian countries – that I met my first “peace- journalist”. What that implies we’ll try to find out during this interview with Vanessa Bassil.   Vanessa, you’re a 26-year-old young peace-journalist. What does that mean exactly? – It started already in 2009 after my degree in journalism and my masters in political sciences when I met Jake Lynch. Who’s that? – He’s a BBC-reporter and became my mentor. Now he teaches at Sydney University but he’s a pioneer in peace- journalism and as soon as I heard him speak about it, I adhered to his ideas. Does there exist any such studies though? – Not exactly. There is however one UN-mandated university in Costa Rica that teaches peace-studies. I managed to get sponsored to go and study … Read entire article »

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Eyes Without a Face

  Eyes without a Face I suddenly jumped out of a mysterious lingering dream that seems to be haunting But didn’t quite leave me out screaming, A wandering eye scans the vast space in time reflecting with a weary stare quite saddening. Through this crystalline mirror I witnessed how the world came to be How it was created by the invisible hand of our loving Almighty Out of love He gave life to things that are meant to be magnificent, stunning and carefree, That’s the genesis of it all but look at how terror in this once peaceful paradise now reign People inflicting each other incessant pain, What happened to this once beautiful Earth His masterpiece? Can we ever find harmony and eternal bliss? These eyes without a face out of the blue started to weep As slideshows of evil doings of mankind … Read entire article »

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