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LOVE

CARESSING YOU (ADULT POETRY)

The sound of an L The circle in an O The tingly tips of a V I write in your heart climbing the ladder of an E   II Open your thoughts And let your eyes, be independent And sit behind as I write my words on them like a slate.   *** Tongues will […]

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RELIGIOUS

HOLINESS!

“Holiness! Unto the Lord” What is that man doing on my porch? After his gossipy wife Acted like a goat in sheep skin Does he still have a face  To show up on my porch and pace? II “Holiness! Unto the Lord” Oh! I am glad Sister Akos tripped at the podium What kind of […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Make Time for Serwah Attafuah’s Exhibition: 3rd to 10th June, 2015

Serwah Attafuah’s exhibition starts from Wednesday, 3rd June (the opening night from 7pm until 9pm) to 10th of June 2015 in Sydney, Australia. The gallery will open from the 3rd until the 10th of June 2015 for viewing. There will be free drinks and great works by Frey Abraha and Khadijah Ali. Please be there to […]

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LIFE

BREEZES (DIAMANTE)

Breezes Cool, flirty Swaying, seeping, feeling Great, temper, strong, helper Breathing, hugging, growing Beautiful, birther Winds Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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LIFE LOVE RELIGIOUS

I SAW THE FACE OF GOD

Walking through the doomy path Of jumping in my final bed I stumbled on a being so dirty Resting on earth in clothes of naught II Funny how I saw the face of God And felt what He really has in store No words did come from the mouth so sore But his posture did […]

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LIFE

IN THE WOMB OF THE TOMB

Wise? Nice Price of dice Once, twice, thrice No six? Then lies We cast as many as we should Winning few and always losing more But once, twice, thrice the dice We jump like mice Being chased by cats Until we enter the zone of eternal dark In the womb of the tomb Amoafowaa Sefa […]

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PEACE RELIGIOUS

GOD OF HOST

Croak, croak croak!!! Instead of cocks crowing, Frogs’ croaking have become the wake call The breezes act with decorum Blowing north, south, east to the west It’s as though they’ve been schooled Schooled for evenness II This day, Beautiful birds glow On centre stages of muscular and firm trees “Pi, pi, pi ri pi Kwi […]

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LIFE

INGRATITUDE

There are pointers That ingratitude, like breath, is inherent And is produced by the human heart Like bile is produced by liver II Let mouths wavering mute for a minute And listen to reason As validity, like water to the dying thirsty, Is all III Why will a teething child Bite mercilessly nipples which still […]

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DEATH

IF I FALL INTO THE ARMS OF DEATH

If I fall into the centre circle of breathlessness Please be gentle with the leftovers For it has carried me well It took my sorrows And suffered as such It took my hurts and bore my scars It took me places and left good traces It might not be much But it served me well […]

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ENTERTAINMENT INSPIRATIONAL INTERVIEWS

Meet the Budding Artist; Miss Serwah Attafuah and some of her works.

Our guest post today is a young woman I refer to as “a beautiful bag of talent”. From a talented family, she paints to perfection. Although she is still a student, she is working soo hard to make stamp her in the world. Our inspirer for today is Miss Serwah Attafuah. AMOAFOWAA: You are welcome […]

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SOCIAL

AT THE MERCY OF APIO

It seems like a cloudy morning wearing heat clothes Headache holds a fiesty cane Whipping mercilessly Warning with pain the need for abstainance From the flowing enticement of Apio A little sound is cursed echoes of torture Eyes are like cassava buried in the ground Being uprooted by a hungry angry man The heart cries […]

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LIFE

SOUL TRASHED

Down Solemly down Deceiving teeth show like a mask The soul like a burning child cries For redemption But outward appearance drowns its cries Into the gallon of the filled tight heart Crying hurts pour like torrential rains A faint matured voice calls for hope While a child-like voice emphatically calls for an end An […]

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MOTIVATION

WASTING NAILS

Wasted humans are like human nails Those scratching gently Are replaced in days No one recognises their importance Teeth murder them at will Blades are their wicked cut throats While cutters are like their doom judges So scratch deeply in light as hard as you can Not on other skins But on minds So that […]

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LIFE

THIS SHORT SPAN (HAIKU)

Soft, weak arrivals Like fresh “koobi”, we’re Being dried for earth’s dish Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015 (For the benefit of foreign viewers, “koobi” is salted tilapia dried with salt for preservation and subsequent consumption)

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KIDS LIFE

YOUTHFUL THOUGHTS

I dream of food Like earth craves rain And the sky does give In its own time II I dream of school Like vehicle crave fuel The owner does fill At the proper time III I dream of shelter And like the tortoise The earth gods give Until pubics harden IV I’m left to learn […]

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LOVE

WHERE ARE THE REAL STORIES?

Where are the mouths? The mouths wherein lie the real stories? The real stories guarded by fiery soldiery intents of deceit? II Let them loose! The stories which have true buildings True buildings in which kisses never solves all Yes, never solves all hurt puzzles III Let them loose! The stories which house horror habours […]

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MOTIVATION

I HAVE A SUN

I have a sun And I’m breaking it with love To light your paths Whenever your day meets darkness For you are the breath of the world You are the life of liveliness You have the steps which bless You are you; Worthy even though no one tells you So keep it up there In […]

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SOCIAL

ME

   Me, I am the metal in the bell Me, I am the cause of the ding Without me, There won’t be a hearing of the dong I am the ding and the dong The don of the bell Never think of having me sold II Me, I am the sound of the voice Me, […]

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LIFE

UNFORCEFULS

What if I don’t want to? What if I don’t want to eat anything? Will I be held at gun point and risk losing everything? II What if I don’t want to sleep? What if I don’t want to sleep anywhere? What if I don’t want to rest? Will I be held at gun point […]

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SOCIAL

ROBBED

  Machete in a stick On heart without a heart Machete in command Like a crazed soldier with a loaded gun Machete in the dark Wielded by a faceless shortish imp I have cursed thee a million times Cursed thee and thy descendants Cursed thee until thy death So be not proud of your stolen […]

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Uncategorized

PLEADING FOR TIME OFF

The chameleon’s colour Was given for something A blend for self protection A blend to portray harmony All works have their stations Now poetry needs to take a seat To allow a novel to safely be born I plead to be excused Hoping to come back soon At the end of the month I hope […]

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POLITICS

AGYA ABAN IS A GOD

Agya aban must be a god Ooooh, Ataa, let me explain When I was growing up I heard one of my uncles died My mother told me Agya Aban killed him Because he did not fix the road And the angry road showed its anger By chewing my uncle and many others I asked who […]

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LIFE POLITICS

EX GRATIA MEETS ITS MILITIA

Ex gratia has met its militia Its gun is lowered in front of Mahama Although few mouths are opened in awe The master, for once, aims to be fair Will we see a parliamentary demonstration? Ha ha ha haaaa, ho ho No one is penalized for wearing “kuntunkuni” to a funeral ground But wearing white to […]

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MOTIVATION

WAKE UP

Like different worlds put together The head can battle the heart The stomach can battle abdomen Legs can battle thighs Ears can battle ears Nose can battle mouth Human is war Human is war assembled So when the heart says no to waking up, Let the head, like the king, rule Even on a food […]

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LOVE SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

MOTHERS, YOUR BLESSINGS

We are like hens Hens are the pens Which write lives Hens pave way for cock men To help write lives So I tell mothers: You are the lands Which keep the well You are the hands which feed all mouths You are heavenly gateways For blessings untold You are the pores of heavens Which […]

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LIFE LOVE

MOTHERS; FOR MOTHER’S DAY

Mothers Takers, keepers Carrying, tiring, giving Sacrifice, care, play, pain Protecting, loving, worrying Work, pray Mums Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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LOVE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

MOTHERS ARE EVERYTHING (FOR MOTHERS DAY)

They are miracles Miracles who suffer to give Giving the world miracles Too bad many don’t see II They are miracles Miracles whose love are unchallengeable Loving unconditionally Too bad many don’t see III If there were to be a fee For every second a being stays in I am sure that work will be […]

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SOCIAL

SHIKA AND RANDY’S FUFU

Gobbling fufu Rooted in kontomire’s blood With snails laid in state Are Shika and Randy II There are ghosts of fishes Swimming in their dishes And mouths in wishes Wanting gobbles of the dishes But caring less are the two musketeers Shika and Randy III Oh! Kumasi Adum! The labour and labour Satisfaction The hunger […]

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HEARTBREAKS LOVE

THE GREEDY CHASER

He is fine and suave And so wears them Wears them holes like clothes II He has an overall in his huge house One that all his family knows One that God’s hands have sealed One that all close acknowledge III I am awed to a point At the overall’s removal In replacement with many […]

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SOCIAL

NOISY BEAK

Hunter, zita is a bird A bird whose family needs a shooting Because they always shout in calling When even breezes step quiet in falling II Hunter, I know it is good Good to make your presence known But not when you have no poison And your enemies have catapults and guns III Hunter, zita […]

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Uncategorized

COMPLACENCY

I Trees on rocks I know you fear no sand pest And you are famous Because you are unique But don’t be complacent II Trees on rocks Don’t act immortal Remember there are strong winds Which can break you in twos If it can’t uproot you III Trees on rocks Complacency is burst bile in […]

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DEATH SOCIAL

I NEED ME AN ANIMAL

I need me an animal An animal who lives longest To study its habits To know its foods To adopt its relationships To see if I can live like it II I would give it freedom Freedom to express itself And make it know it is my teacher I will see through its eyes Eat […]

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SOCIAL

A BED WEARING LONELY SHEETS

With stolen thoughts I sleep with these two tiny legs Like a nice gift cramped into a package With giant sinful thoughts *** I lay here Naked in the eyes of Satan Satan who is a charlatan And never forgives *** He promises to give me a lonely thrashing With cool hot cold heat I […]

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LIFE

DECEPTION

Hopeful ears help fearful eyes To pick on lies And strip truth naked To dress the lies  To present them to mind Banishing glaring truth Into the evil forest of future regrets Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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WOMEN EMANCIPATION

CREATORS OF gODS

It is the cook Whose blame is booked When the taste goes bad Like a stinking spoilt fish So women! Do cook the lads so right! II You worship your creation Into demi god-ship When they seek for worship From your future yous As you’ve always worshipped in tears Book your blame For you are […]

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LIFE

ON HOT PLOSIVES

Burning and burnt Bear same papa burn But burning has hope Burnt is lost Be the best burning by swimming Swimming in honest seas   II Poor power pretends Proud pets are penned When its pretension pensions Pom! Pawns then peeve pain’s Power packages Pom! Plain pests plucked like poisonous plants So power the plosives […]

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INSPIRATIONAL INTERVIEWS

Meet Sylvanus Bedzrah; the Writing Ambassador Who is a Future Politician

Our guest post is a fine gentleman, a hard worker and an award-winning author. He is a Reading Ambassador, a former host of radio show on Books and Reading. He is a believer of purchasing made in Ghana products and dresses to fit all occasions. He is a Ghanaian patriot and non-other than Sylvanus Bedzrah. […]

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LOVE

FIRE AND ICE

I am fire I am ice I am the loudest storm of all I am a whip I am a mattress I am the perfect knife of all So sit Cut your head onto your laps Cut Open your thoughts and search so well If your heart’s legs can dance to the tunes Of my […]

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SOCIAL

IF BRITAIN HOLD THUMBS

Monarchy There is no anarchy A little descending And there needs a working standing Englishs’ steps Feeling no reps Britain’s trust Being so just Might have to rust For there is none just With political thrust In this greedy cave called world Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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Uncategorized

IF I WERE PRESIDENT MAHAMA

If i were President Mahama Friends will be at the ends Of my throne Because too many thoughts Of closeness, flies truth airs to the unknown II If i were President Mahama i would have eyes and eyes i would have ears and ears In all breeding places of monies i would trust all but […]

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SOCIAL

REST NOW

Who asks the centre to enter? Who asks the counter to counter? Spare the breath Trust the more Sores are tended more than just pores Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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SOCIAL

DIFFERENT SHADES (SEDOKA)

Sun’s gentility Inviting those needing heat Hugging travellers II Sun’s burning fires Causing all to run into The bosom of shade Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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LIFE

NIGHT OWLS

ko ko ko ko koooooooooooo! “Shiverings Witchcraft? It must be the badluck That is plaguing my life!“ I will say no! When you hear owls Shouting in fear or jubilations in the night Pause and think Don’t you panic You are the defaulter If you only shed the worry You wouldn’t feel this sorry Leave […]

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AFRICA LIFE

KNOWLEDGE UNTAPPED! (CRAZY STANZAS)

Water left untouched for long, stinks Foods rebel by punishing noses When left for long But some people need plain words To decipher the little words From the mouth of this small calabash II Knowledge must be a fountain Flowing for all to see And filling the holes beneath Only to flow up and go […]

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DEATH

GRANDMA

Grandma, You should have been here to see, Did I tell you I have written much about you? A school in England wrote to me II Grandma They said I should consider And even tell them if I need more time Parading their scholarship packages III Grandma Your grand daughter has travelled far But where […]

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AFRICA LIFE

AT THE HEART OF DAGBON

Running sweats  conceived by mating muscles and mobility in tiredness *** Chapped skin like burstings of mud zones whipped by hot sunshine *** Palms calloused like the skin of a rough tree displaying wares hoping for money exchange *** You realize nothing is easy when you see frustrated breath running through noses  on their hind […]

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SOCIAL

OTUMFO AWODA

King of the golden stool The sitter on the red stool Guarded by porcupines who wise up fools Otumfoↄ ↄtekↄkↄↄ soↄ ↄmama a ↄma ma akuma tↄ ↄwoo woↄ wo wo a Wawo wo anya nyam Enti mɛka no wↄ kpↄtↄ kasa mu Beings are blessed by your birth Asantemma are blessed by your bests A man […]

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GHANA SOCIAL

IF i WERE FORMER PRESIDENT RAWLINGS

If i were Former President Rawlings i would be a cat While many dogs bark i would package boom After i, its disadvantages, zoom Because i would know it can cause doom II If i were Former President Rawlings i would be the diamond in the midst of gravels Charming the media like a fairy […]

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Uncategorized

The Estimate for the Fencing of the Yumba Special School

MATERIAL                 COST                     QUANTITY            TOTAL 70ft handwoven wire   55cedis                 37 rolls                2035 cedis Metal poles                   15 cedis                 260pieces           3900cedis Transportation        100cedis                                                       100  ” Cement                       […]

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LIFE

THE SHADE (CRAZY STANZAS)

Light upon my sight Lighting the way Blinding in brightness II Touch upon my patch Soothing the pain Hurting the lane Remembering the future of scardom III If you are the shade What do I do in your shifting? Take it all?  Storms, heavy rains, sunshine and all? And take the fall? No! Help me […]