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A HEROINE’S WELCOME

Mark it You, you and you Who have used my most precious thing As tool to shoot my pride Your hands will clap at the rebellion of your heart Soon, very soon When the world asks that you stand To give me a heroine’s welcome II Mark it You, you and you Whose teeth jubilate […]

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INSENSITIVERS

“Eii w’ayɛ fine o Wo body no aba kama” Whatever parcels of meanings you hide In this sentimental showdown I’ll have you know That I didn’t fetch an angel from my land of pleasure To label him burden Unfortunate are the years of toil Unfortunate are the years of struggle Unfortunate are the years of […]

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ON BEADED WINGS (18+)

On this beautiful day, I come like a knightess, to defray your pickle Oh be in the mood for a tickle For there will be a suckle That will call for an enchanting wriggle Summoning many an amazing giggle So let afrukuto, all-fall-down, azuikoto, som-ma-me-nyɔ with patrikotum mingle And shame days that documented you a […]

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FLAMES

Expectations hide in this day When hearts hide wishes dreamt about in telepathic conversations Maybe Valentine needed bars on his emotions And not his person II There are those who wear beautiful handcuffs applauded By society as crowns Hiding fountains of tears caused by deceptions unmentionable They may be paraded but with their hearts silently […]

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EXPECTATIONS

Give me a stone and I will see the glaring message “Heart of mine, trip all you can, I will be here to catch your falls” Give me ordinary sand and I will smile at the sweetness of thought That says “Even if we turn dust, this heart will you belong” Even the stinking end […]

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME

Overflowing Blood of hearts merged and urged by fate In there, everyday models Valentine’s deeds Harvesting laughter in serene happiness Many are in the embrace Eating from the plates of love with the fork of contentment It makes me turn Michael Bolton’s tune into a question Are you the one he sings of for me […]