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PEACE

BROKEN HOME

A little wind blew On a sandy ground Shaking the foundation of its building The shaking fell the building Instead of falling back on land The ceiling got in between like grass In an elephant and grass-land fight Now the land and roofing stifle the ceiling And society watches Doing little but talks where much […]

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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 NATURE PEACE

FREE ME

I Like rivers travelling to sea Like airs roaming with no fee Like mountains sitting in glee I need to be free II I am a river Looking for my sea I am an air Looking to be good breath I am a mountain Waiting for that one climber Just give me space And make […]

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PEACE

A WALKING PEACE

Happily married trees Pavements lying in obedience Lawns so flirty A peace so surreal Like Mrs. Ohui Allotey II With her words Walking in sneakers And her brains working like angels Nothing beats a Mrs. Ohui Allotey presence III She took us and brought us To an embracing peace so beautiful Softly singing her old […]

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AFRICA LIFE PEACE ROMANTIC POETRY SOCIAL

HA!

They fight seriously Why? Look here, ground-nuts and beans! Fighting for nothing Is like falling into grounds  Full of herbivoric pests II As a leaf, I probed Beans claim superiority For being flower-borns As ground-nuts claim bosshood for Being root borns, how trivial! III You silly fighting beans, Don’t you know you depend on roots […]

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AFRICA PEACE

LET AFRICA DANCE

When hands suffer to beat drums And parched throats wince as they taste rums Feet must be whipped when they stay calm II As the hands make the sounds Let the feet do the rounds Like possessed by the gods who watch III Africa is a dancing god Africans are dancers for the sun and […]

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PEACE

I NEED A LIGHT

I need a light To lighten my path As I take a stroll In my static state Like a lying statue II I need a light To show me all The stumps  The stones And the trappy pits III I need a light  To show me faces So I can know One who goes my […]

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PEACE SOCIAL

TROUBLED WATERS (HAIKU)

Earth closes its mouth When lions ‘void porcupines Need I mention more? II Long, long, long ago, When lion was known as the king He took liberties III When his game finished He decided porcupine Is fit to replace IV He meant to hit it Only for thousands of pins To stand in shooting V […]

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LOVE PEACE RELIGIOUS

GOD’S SPECTACLE

Through God’s spectacle There is no human receptacle He needs no oracle To tell Him what happens in His tabernacle He gave us combined chronicle To work with but we are comical Doing opposites and needing a miracle Humans are like pigs and it’s terrible Look, we know our state is curable All we need […]

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PEACE

SUBILIMITY

Sleep like a sleepy sleeky bear Sent to see but has no cares Stop sure stuffs of selling sicks Of rough wrong bites of day’s teeth II Sleep like a sleepy nice kitten In a bed with huge hugging hems Heating in cold and healing in heat A yawn is bliss deserving a kiss III […]

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PEACE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

ALPHABETICAL PRAYER

  A day Bare of hurts Caressed by care Dreaded by death II Emancipate us From all ear thunders Greatly warming our blankets with Heat of earthly goodies III Irrespective of our transgressions Join forces with peace to Kill thoughts too heavy Lying on our peace of minds IV Marry our hearts with kindness always […]

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LOVE PEACE

A TIME OF GIVING

Days have dragged us to Christmastide hoping for love Urging mouths to smile II Harmattan pampers African soil, winter frowns Loud on foreign lands III It is a challenge For blood to boil in live terms So let goodness flow IV Don’t murder birds to  Chew alone, try thinking free And bless the others V […]

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FREEDOM PEACE

ANGELIC FLIRTING

You stand afar Shining like a star I lie on the bed of darkness Yearning for your touch of sweetness Please come! Come to me II I have many yearnings But have little earnings I look at you and I know That only you can shame my foe So please come! Come to me III […]

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LOVE PEACE

GURUS OF ENCOURAGEMENT

There is a home far from my head Where many people go to be heard Where many sorrows are always aired And many preys go to be cursefully blessed II With all its vices and uncanny danger I find sanity always rocking there in a manger Sanity which makes me a great manager Taking me […]

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DEATH FREEDOM LIFE PEACE SOCIAL

TASTE YOURSELVES

In this stormy era Where sounds listen to sounds And birds bed I’m calling on you; Yes you: Death Hurt Hatred Pain Sadness Sickness Shame To stand firm And taste yourselves When you’re done, Please give us detailed reports On death’s death Hurt’s hurt, Hatred’s hatred, Pain’s pain Sadness’ sadness Sickness’s sickness And Shame’s shame […]

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PEACE RELIGIOUS

LET PEACE STAY (TANKA)

As the speakers sound Loudly at 4am and the Churches beam with drums, Tamborines, songs of worship, We hope for a calm good day II But like always, robbers Prepare for their escapades Prophetic rituals Call on minds of vulnerables And needy and sorrowful III Can we talk of the Cunning tricksters, whose carvings Beat […]

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PEACE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

A JOY OF BLESSINGS

Amidst the joy There was a ploy To kill the boy Just like a toy II Soldiers were deployed To act bold and never be coy, And kill all, even the decoys. They were allowed to all tactics employ III There were shepherds of joy For the given boy This news, the king annoyed And […]

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LIFE PEACE RACISM

GRAMMAR FEUDS

In the land of Parts of Speech All resolve my yearnings to teach But indulge in verbal breach Rendering me an outcast II See, they couple by inflections And I couple by base, no inflections My lonely sound bounce back in deflections Because of the addition of ‘s’ to my name; ‘Shows’ III Now Tables […]

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LIFE LOVE PEACE RACISM SOCIAL

STRENGTH OF VEINS (HAIKU)

Veins hold each other Tight, opening their arms to Let blood flow for good II To make a being work Veins forget their differences And tirelessly work III A single break down And all demonstrate for a Hurried attention IV A block at a point  All stop, a rising notice To save their own piece […]

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LIFE LOVE MOTIVATION PEACE SOCIAL

DAZZLING BLAZZERS

Stars have their brightness No matter their territories They would learn to shine They won’t look at the others And won’t try being a challenge II Sky is huge and broad It has its home and abroad It makes its beings free To roam giving their own best War is unnecessary III Blend is necessary […]

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LIFE PEACE SOCIAL

TRIGGERS AND FIGURES (TANKA)

Anger lies within Everything God’s breath is in It can be the sun It can also be the rain And can also be the wind II Who stands this fury? The fury of the sun burns That of the rain floods And the fury of wind kills To think they pleasure in calm III All […]

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LIFE PEACE RELIGIOUS

SOURCER’S SOURCES

Sourcer’s sources Serve our forces Cut our loses And change our bosses II Wanderer’s wonder make pain surrender Cut hurt intruder And put war asunder III This is a prayer We don’t have a lawyer We loathe every destroyer So be our lawyer IV Cravings Yearnings Needings Fears Satisfy them; our massive pleadings Amoafowaa Sefa […]

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LIFE PEACE

ERECTED INFECTIONS

I’m an infection

An infection of happy erections

Erections which give many affection

Affection without commotion

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LOVE PEACE

SHINE BRIGHT (HAIKU)

Teeth in the curtain Are not hiding, that’s their home Mouth is their master II Mouth is a servant Listening to the mind and eyes To carefully work III I pray to just see What will make my teeth shine bright And be no monsters IV So for you I hope Let pain flee from […]

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PEACE SOCIAL

HEARERS, SEERS AND SPEAKERS

If ears hear And eyes see Mouth will surely be tempted To speak Imagine a world without these No sins, I suppose They enhance To exaggerate, And infuriate into action Like the chicken from bile They attract To show the good Then put smiles and hope On faces We can’t live with We can’t live […]

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PEACE Uncategorized

ALL WHITE

He’ll come today With his magic rod And his all white robe To take you to shop For life Peace Love Happiness And all that is fair All you need to do, I’m told, Is to throw out the filth Of worry Of pain and shame And look forward to glory In your sleep None […]

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PEACE

SOUND SLEEP

Singing saints sing in streams Strolling straight, singing sound Serving souls soaring sails Striking serpents snaking sins Sleep soundly, a soul so sweet Sleep soundly in sweeting serenades Soar smoothly without sighs Sins are stopped in sendings Certainly, you are the boss Being protected in dreams Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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LOVE PEACE

HELP HEAL

I Roaring rays Raising ruins Raising wrecks Reaching rules II Hear Havoc! Have hearts! Hurt hatred! Heal humans! III Love lives Long lives Leading lives Loaning leaps IV We’ll work When wise We’ll win Win wars V Roaring rays Reaching real Rest right then Reap your rise When we win Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2o14

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LOVE PEACE

HARMONY OF THE SKY

I Shiny sun, Gentle rayed moon, Twinkling stars, All shine to light II None competes For another’s space Because they know  Their precious places III The sun has a tempo That it controls itself, While the moon appears; Little by little until  It stands in the middle of the sky Accompanied by the little stars […]

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LIFE MOTIVATION PEACE

APOPLEXISMS

I  Scared disappointments Stuttering through minds Seeping down like wine Book some appointments And stop the drippings     II Limping lonely loathings Threading in pure hearts  Poisoning with every step and moaning Stay and be dissolved into happy pacts Instead of killing     III Heavy metal of revenge Stop melting into a sharp […]

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LIFE PEACE

PURE PIPERS

I Pure pipers pipe like pros Pouring parts to prompting plans Piecing parts to pack peace Preparing parts for painted pants II When the prompting parts pour Piping pipes become too poor And the prompters become a bore III When the peace part pours Piping pipes become too poor And peaceful peace become a bore […]

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LIFE PEACE POVERTY

BLEEDING MOODS

I When dogs bark at night And owls hoot in support And thunders shout in fright Worry infested thoughts explain “This is pure witchraft How can this be? Dogs are barking Owls are hooting Thunders are striking They’re surely out to get me” Interpretations about with mood II Let there be peace Let there be […]

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PEACE

SOUND SLEEP

As this sleepy world abound I pray you all your goodies found So you can sleep safe and sound As sweet angels protect around. II Walk on a beautiful heavenly ground In your dreams as you make your round Live in beauty, laughter and be free And wake with a beautiful spirit for all to […]

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SLEEP SURREAL

I Sleep for keeps Sleep without weeps Sleep of lustre nights and leaps Sleep of peace Sleep serene Buy all the plots from nightmares In my dream II Sleep of peace Sleep of care Sleep of many laughs and love Revealing sleep Safety sleep I promise your investment Will yield abundantly III Sleep of keeps […]

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LIFE PEACE SOCIAL

DRUNK LOVING

I Scents in high heels Rudely preceding your bearer Pulling him on strings Laughing through my toffee And spewing nonsensicals to maim my heart II Scents with noise In a loud voice Carrying daggers of separation Do you have buttocks for a seat? Do you have ears for a talk? II Please have a care […]

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NATURE PEACE

TIMES OF OLD

I Seeing heaven open and close In a sheltered happy home Counting the stars lying on back Feeling sky’s tears and its angry scratches Are tucked safely in my happy  mind box II  Our farms gave us food As streams quenched our thirst The air had flings with the many trees And whispered in the […]

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FREEDOM PEACE

KWAKU SEARCHES HAPPINESS (TANKA)

I Kwaku searched and searched To steal and have happiness His search was futile But he kept at it with hope Stalking every smiling face II He bought spectacles And bought guns to scare and seize, Saved money to please, And bought handcuffs to cuff him When he catches him at last III He went […]

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FREEDOM LIFE PEACE SOCIAL

MAKE MY SKY SMILE

I Frowning fits not the sky It makes the world so dry Please let there be a smiling sky So my time can go happily by II Darkness makes all things sly It makes all things go awry Let me take rest as it draws nigh So my wake  will be free of sigh III […]

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HEARTBREAKS LIFE LOVE PEACE

IF ONLY…

I If only there were special lens Which see hearts’ writings which never ends And reads clearly; hurts, pains and yearns Each one will another properly fend II If only hearts have speech Which reaches hearts intended to reach All silent aches will be noticed with most cleared Saving deep wounds mostly dug till death […]

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LIFE PEACE SOCIAL

THE BEAST IN US (OTTAVA RIMA)

                    I We all know but refuse to acknowledge It hides, calm like a lioness about to hunt, Giving its prey silence to encourage It to draw near for a catch so easily blunt When its growth goes far beyond its storage Its dreadful fumes will […]

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IN SLEEP’S HEAVEN

Soft light Beautiful whispers of the air All flowers smile Beckoning as trees and shrubs drum and dance While beautiful birds provide soothing music Angels with wings receive you in their embrace Giving you a heavenly massage You are taken on a tour to God’s parliament Where thoughts of pain are nil Smiles implant themselves […]

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LOVE PEACE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

STANDING FOR ALL (A PRAYER)

I I live to sin A not so proud of trademark As much as possible, please prompt me Lightning my path for me to  clearly see II There are the needs And there are the wants Please help my needs And be graceful with my wants III There are the lovers There are the loathers […]

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PEACE

CHARMING YOU TO SLEEP

A shining light beckons Go, go, go Step into its realm And dream It is not sleep that beckons It is your angel Calling in the sweetest voice With the best of intentions Intentions of protection Sleep and let thoughts weep For the angels rise in defence They fan and dote on you So there […]

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FREEDOM LIFE PEACE

A CHAOTIC DREAM

I I had a dream A dream with God as Chair Humans screamed their disgust Plants and trees screamed their pain Animals screamed life’s unfairness The earth kept mute II Every stakeholder Looked in earth’s direction And so earth had no choice but to give a speech “I suffer, I give and I take And […]

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PEACE

SLEEPING PRAYER

Sleep angel Guide this star Who shines bright But is fragile II Protect this soul From fearful screams And let it meet All in divine III Sleepy angel Lead straight Through the contours Of sleep IV Place peace Close and seize Fright Till day opens its doors Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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PEACE SOCIAL

FAIRNESS

  I need a ladder On cloud’s palace To see the weather And count the malice   I need some goggles In the air To judge our struggles And make it fair   No need for one to suffer Not fair for one to enjoy If we all suffer fair We will work like a […]

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LIFE PEACE

MY STEPS (LANTURNE)

Closed Petals Open hands To embrace the Sun II Dawn Shifts for Sun’s brightness And jealously Weeps III Fear makes the Cricket hide In the dark to Cry IV All Living Have their goals For their steps, mine; Peace Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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LIFE PEACE

LIFE (CLARITY PYRAMID)

LIFE Sublime Contorted II Wires of recklessness Tangling and tearing breaths I fret at its thoughts always III Help me through in laughter not pain Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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PEACE SOCIAL

SANCTIFY THIS SANCTUARY (HAIKU)

              In this sanctuary I wish to last a century Blowing hot goodness   In this sanctuary I wish we form a country To share right kindness   In this sanctuary I’m looking for luxury In love’s sanctity   Help me breath this out To let all hearts heal […]

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LIFE PEACE SOCIAL

GOOD ELECTION (CINQUAIN)

                  Laughter as infectious as ebola, must stand and be made to rule our poor land today   Because teeth of decay plague the mouth of the earth sending loud painful sounds all over the land   Laughter which stands supreme and can bring tongue, teeth and […]