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THE FAIR NATION (CHAPTER I)

Abiola stands on the Mount of Peace looking at the Holy Township, hoping he can settle on the mountain with no other human in sight. It is six o’clock in the evening and dark is fast approaching. Something stirs the leaves which rustle. He turns to see another man making his way up the mountain. […]

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THE VALENTINE’S DAY BROUHAHA

“You call this a gift? To think I thought you sensitive and thoughtful!” Afiba gathers her strapless mermaid-like red and white gown from the floor to get it away from her red stiletto heels in readiness to leave Ato’s room and probably his life. Ato holds on to her, locks his door, takes out the […]

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​THE LAW’S UNFAIR AXE

“Case number 566/7 The state vrs Akosua Twumasi.” The clerk called out. Many people started hurling abuses at her until the clerk shouted “Order in Court!” as the gavel of the judge pounded loudly on his desk. I just looked at the weak and feeble woman in handcuffs who was being pushed into the witness […]

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The Making Of Orgiastic Cyprian by Oppong Clifford Benjamin

Episode III The Making Of Orgiastic Cyprian is an episodic fiction by Oppong Clifford Benjamin which focuses on educating its readers on the sacredness of sex and how the pleasurable act can be a divine form of prayer between a creature and his creator. The story centres on a mysterious sect of young women between […]

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THE MAKING OF ORGIASTIC CYPRIAN by OPPONG BENJAMIN CLIFFORD (EPISODE II)

The Making Of Orgiastic Cyprian is an episodic fiction by Oppong Clifford Benjamin which focuses on educating its readers on the sacredness of sex and how the pleasurable act can be a divine form of prayer between a creature and his creator. The story centres on a mysterious sect of young women between the ages […]

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The Making Of Orgiastic Cyprian by Oppong Clifford Benjamin

The Making Of Orgiastic Cyprian is an episodic fiction by Oppong Clifford Benjamin which focuses on educating its readers on the sacredness of sex and how the pleasurable act can be a divine form of prayer between a creature and his creator. The story centres on a mysterious sect of young women between the ages […]

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JUBILATION OF ONOMATOPOEIAISMS (CHAPTER SEVEN)

The porcupine soldiers had a tough time maintaining peace at the parliament house. Before they reached the parliament, many animals had heard from their homes and had rushed there to defend their own. Over two thousand animals died. Most animal families had casualties except tortoise family. They hid in their protective shells when it got […]

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JUBILATION OF ONOMATOPOEIAISMS CHAPTER SIX

  Necky looked at King Gyaas, puzzled. He could not understand how he thought and could not say no to his request. It is particularly because I am a father that giving you my young proves to be difficult. How on earth do I gift you my child just to save yours? There is a […]

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JUBILATION OF ONOMATOPOEIAISM (CHAPTER FIVE)

  Before Poku arrived in front of King Gyaas, Catcher told all the first cat family members present “I think we must find a way of not antagonizing them further to flee. Let’s find a way of making them understand that things will change and get them to settle in comfortably. Then we can appoint […]

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JUBILATION OF ONOMATOPOEIAISMS (CHAPTER FOUR)

Porcupine Poku was the chief of the porcupine soldiers. He was a gallant animal with lots of spears to throw. Skilled in armoury, the entire animal kingdom feared him. Coupled with the fact that he commanded great respect among his own people and could move all the porcupines, no animal dared look him twice in […]

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JUBILATION OF ONOMATOPOEIAISMS (CHAPTER THREE)

King Gyaas commanded his soldiers to fire at Watcher. The soldiers obeyed with passion, scattering Watcher like dried leaf grinded into dust. Ntat shivered and barely managed to cage her cry of disgust and disappointment. We must live in harmony indeed! She thought. We are all together as one indeed! Her thoughts made her weep […]

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JUBILATION OF ONOMATOPOEIAISMS (CHAPTER 1)

From today, February 13, 2016, I start a weekly series titled Jubilation of Onomatopoeiaisms. on amoafowaa,com This story will be continued every Saturday until it ends. Please do follow the thrills. You don’t want to miss this Once upon the time, King Eagle was the king of the Jungle Kingdom. The animals became thirsty as […]

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UNSATISFYING GOATS

Kyei Maame, please stop bragging Stop bragging about the great goat you keep tamed I know what it does And I even know what Osofo Maame’s goat does too No matter the fur of goodness it preaches II As soon as it clears your bowl It goes sniffing Licking any bowl it sees No matter […]

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TALES OF FAILED MORTUARY MEN

                    Atia looked at Babatunde who seem drunk  and can’t believe his ears. “So a corpse you kept sat down when the funeral workers touched her, and because of this you think you have seen it all? Baba, you really must be drunk. That you live […]

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THE PLAYED PLAYER; WHEN THE TABLES TURN

Askimo sits on the wall dejected, what in God’s name just happened? Did Selina just sleep with him and sack him out of her house? He of all people? God’s gift to women like him? Considering the many women who will die to have him in their beds forever, he thinks back. All the women […]

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 A LADY WITH A PEN BY AMOAFOWAA SEFA CECILIA

  Kwansema sits in front of her father’s house, thinking about her life. Her brothers are all in school studying for their future while she sits idly waiting for the sun to go down to prepare the evening meal. It is strange how she feels wronged. She wants to be a president one day. She […]

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BORN OF THE STREET

Abena thinks of a way to escape this mess called home. She looks on her right and on her left and sees her friends sleeping soundly. What is it they love about this place that makes them sleep without thoughts? This is the street. Girls die everyday without any one bothering to find out how. […]

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VILLAGE BLISS, A STORY WITHIN A STORY BY AMOAFOWAA SEFA CECILIA

I stubbornly hold onto my MP3 as the ear piece blast noise that I find pleasurable, not because of its smoothness, but because of the fact that it drowns the noise that is coming from my parents. I went to visit my friend in skimpy clothes, yes, came late, yes, that does not give them […]

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PULL AND LET ME PULL, A SHORT STORY BY AMOAFOWAA SEFA CECILIA

    Mma Adjara stands in the middle of the compound wondering what is going to happen. Is she to support Wadudu or Watara in their bid for kingship? She was the first wife of the late king, their father, and loves them both. Fate had dealt her a nasty blow so much so that […]

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HOME TRAVELS 1

As I limp on one leg into the VIP bus, I bump into a colleague who was travelling to Kumasi. Though I was the last passenger, I was given the number one seat and this colleague had the number two seat. As I sat awkwardly beside him, I took my phone and began to browse. […]

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LOVE OF MY LIFE

My father was the very best friend of the chief of our village and so wielded so much power. Our household was one of the most important in the village and many people would die to marry someone from my home. But no one wanted to marry me. They thought I was either too short […]

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THE COURT OF THE VILLAGE BY AMOAFOWAA SEFA CECILIA

  Sahada breathes, blinks and thinks for a moment about the act her eyes witnessed here in Kasimui seconds ago, did she just see a child banged to the wall, beheaded and brought back to life by the man? And look, another man is cutting himself with a knife but there is no sign of […]

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DECISION OF THE HEART

  Back in august 2015, on a very sunny Sunday stood a family that is reuniting after four years of separation. The Apau family was a happy family. The love the mother and father exhibited was inculcated into their only seed, Angel. Her intelligence had earned her a place in the University of Ghana, Legon […]

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AN EXCERPT FROM ONE OF MY YET TO BE PUBLISHED NOVELS “CRUISING THROUGH THE GATES OF HELL”

As young as I was, I knew everything would change when we reached Accra. I knew not what to expect when the vehicle was speeding through the muddy road from the village called Israel, where I stayed for some months with my mother and the man I knew then as my father. So I stayed […]