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​WHEN A YARD IS GIVEN

When a yard is given Extending to a mile is a given Then some come in needful farm Regardless of the harm II When a gate widely opens Even mosquitoes can turn royals Dictating to owners when to sleep and what to keep Of course the malaria virus becomes a necessary tag  III Draw a […]

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Launch and Live Streaming of FaceOff With the International MP by Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng

This link is for the live streaming of today’s launch. Foreword to FaceOff With the International ‘MP’ “It is often said that we take ourselves too seriously, and do not laugh enough. If this description fits or suits you, then please stay as far away as possible from Rodney and his writings [scratch that!]: read […]

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IF YOU MARRY ME

If you marry me You will be my sea And I your fish Preparing for you many a sumptuous dish Giving life to many of your wishes II If you marry me Your happiness, my wish will be I will be your warmth in the cold And your cooler in heat’s fold Blanketing you from […]

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​AS MY YEARS TRAVEL

(In celebration and reflection on my birthday)  As my years travel the world Questions act like soldier ants Who have chanced upon a loot In a land of famine II The biggest captain being achievements Co-captained by failures All curious as to the shrouded steps left To the hungry hole of endings III The frightful […]

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​HELPERS LIKE EVE

Those days When light only came from the sun rays As fruits fed from their ripe stations Have no living nations II Those days When charms and pushing gays With domestic care so rare Were all a woman needed to be fair Have gone under As today, more need surrender III Eve was a blessing […]

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AGYANOM

Happy Father’s Day to all fathers. Enjoy this piece: Whoever said chicks follow hens Wash your faces with treated water And watch It is that day That day when some cocks act hens As some hens model in cockdom  This world! II It is this day This day when the pains of motherhood Root firmly […]

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NIGERIA TRAVELOGUES

I was glad when two gentlemen I knew from the Ghana Association of Writers contacted me and asked me to apply for the Ebedi International Writers Residency. The thought of a cozy place to complete works I deemed difficult,  was very welcome. Then I thought of going through Togo through to Benin to Nigeria. Seeing […]

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IN HONOUR OF MAJOR MAHAMA

We cry your liquidated soul Which has been forcefully fried From your solidly mobile form We hail your gallant nurture Which prevented your strong nature To harm a hair of your enemies, oh you with good stature! We pray for your hovering soul Which stands on the invisible soles Of all that you hold dear […]

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GIVEN TO TEACH

The code of souls was breached When I saw the gates of death Being torn by many who morality preached When their swords of advice wore their breath In hidden and opened quarters of their sons As they pushed me through by cruel runs II I felt the lighting slaps of hands And bore the […]

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PITY OUR LAND

Pity our land A land arrested and tamed Into a free wild horse on its very habitat Sat on and dragged with so many heavy things Fed crumbs from our own pots Oh cry! Cry for our land! II Pity our land A land with so much yet thinks so little And was confined by […]

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THE MAJOR MAHAMA LYNCHING, NOT A DENKYIRA-OBUASI THING BUT A GHANAIAN THING

It is sad to hear that Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama was mistaken for a thief and brutally lynched on May 29, 2017. But I am amazed at the fact that this is just getting the attention of the Ghanaian populace now. I will not say it is a Denkyira-Obuasi (Central Region) thing but it is […]

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IN HIS MAJESTY’S QUARTERS

In His Majesty’s quarters Women are flowers to be gathered Into an unharmonious bouquet From colours black to white II In His Majesty’s quarters A step calls for stooges in circled clichés Ones who see God when his shadow Draws in closer drawings III In His Majesty’s quarters The devil’s shed stands for evil check […]