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PEACE SOCIAL

THAN THE SWORD

                      A mouth keeps opening Dressed by a walrus moustache Its door at every opening Shows two crooked chairs Which tell tales of collapsing in kola But voices dressed in words so horrid Dawdle to battle the strong And guess what? They win   A […]

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AGING FREEDOM PEACE SOCIAL

TAKE ME TO INNOCENCE

                The peace and serenity That was with my completeness Fled into the arms of the savage Who squashed and swallowed it whole The moment my guard was down And the holder of my emotion took charge   Now I am in need Of that peace and innocence […]

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PEACE SOCIAL

SORRY

            Sorry, In the heat of the fire And the temper of the sticks Say sorry to calm the stakes   With the heat of anger And the thirst of the guns Say sorry to calm the stakes   Caught in the hunger Of the cutlass and the heat of […]

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PEACE SOCIAL

TOGETHER

                      Thoughts of pepper Thoughts of salt Thoughts of sugar Thoughts of onions Thoughts of oil To bring them together Singular thoughts gives not all   Thoughts of rivers Thoughts of land Thoughts of fishes Who live and follow Thoughts of trees Thoughts of stones […]

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PEACE SOCIAL

IN THEIR EYES

                In the mirrored eyes of the world I see myself as the vulture parasite Spewing fire Wanting to kill and devour The movie of me in their eyes Scares me So I made to get a mirror of myself   Struggling and struggling I get the mirror […]

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AGING DEATH LOVE PEACE

FUTURE FILTH

Future filth Stop the frown Straighten up And be around   Your time is now When you can ask how When your time stops There’ll be no sound   So future filth Don’t act like gold You will get old And can’t be sold   Your buyers will pay For you to be hidden from […]

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AFRICA FREEDOM PEACE

THIS CONTINENT OF LOVE

Hospitality Brutality Extreme poverty Queer animosity On this continent ¬†of love   Rare corruption Thoughts on a mission To accomplish their visions Of filling their pockets with grave decisions On this continent of love   Like ants around wood Looking for food If we work as they stood Our forefathers will be in the blessing […]

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PEACE

A WORRIED WORLD

Growing guns Gleaming groans   Gleaming groans Crying crosses   Crying crosses Painful platforms   Painful platforms Worried world Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014