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BREATHING OUT

Just wait!
Oh stop!
Every painful breath in must out!

Ib
Be calm
In your realm!
Dreadful things,
Entrapping ropes
Needing breathlessness, have ceased!

II
Know this day is real, pinch it!
Accept those times have passed, forget them!
Make merry oh ye Saints with perfect eyes!
All around you
Like survivors of toxic taunts,
All is calm!

IIb
Hope now lives among us!
Affability can now walk on kind heels!
Reason now sits on head thrones!
Risky red rose now lies afoot!
Indicating a new dawn
Specially made possible by thumbs of wisdom!

III
Like dark clouds a demon besieged a bright sky
Tearing apart love and harmony
Destooling peace to enstool chaos
Forcing colours to battles of hatred
With utterances which were bombs
…to destroy all sides
Yet closed minds rallied behind the orange bull dog
…as he tore relations apart!

IV
We thought four years a century
And thought power overbearing!
We thought idiocy a requirement
…of followers oh so flawed!
We thought hatred supreme
And saw guns parading!
We saw protectors turn hunters
…as innocent citizens turned prey!
We saw children in cages
As a queer wall steering wicked thoughts raged!
We saw horror murders used to clean horrible mistakes!
We saw unbelievable negativity
…getting standing ovations on a power stage!
And like sheep led by a wolf in shepherd skin
…the world lived the fear
And now it is all over!

V
This zooms in the transiency of power!
This stamps boldly the power of thumbs!
This shows the unmerciful steps of the tick tock
And warns beasts to measure their feasts!
For time hops from their tops to their flops
…without as much as a squeak
Pushing them under the carpet of nothingness
…leaving them gullible to insects and dust
…forever
Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia © January 21, 2021

By amoafowaa

Just a simple Ghanaian trying to find the best in our society. I may be fun, I may be interesting, I may be funny, I may even be foolish or intelligent, but it is all based on the mood in which you find yourself. I believe our minds make us who we are. Know that, pain, no matter its 'unbearability', is transient. Unburden or delight yourself for a while in my writings please. And all corrections, advice and opinions are welcome. Know that you are the king, queen or royal on this blog. :)

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