Categories
ENTERTAINMENT SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

THE FAIR NATION (Chapter 2)

Abiola receives a call from his superior. There is a woman who needs a defense lawyer. He rushes over and sees the woman seated, cross legged, smoking. He sits with her and politely asks her what the matter is. “My name is Innocentia and I am as innocent as my name suggests. I was at […]

Categories
POETRY WOMEN EMANCIPATION

A WOMAN WITH ACTIVE HOLE

Ao! She has told me blankly I went to bath my hair But I ended up staining my ears Abena, I have heard it all now II She says I have a hole like her And I need a digger, lest it fills up with dirt She said she has been studying me like a […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WE ARE TWISTED (CRAZY STANZAS)

We are like varied but same flowers Pretty in different shapes, colours and sizes We are like flowing rivers Bubbly and dense but burning by rocks beneath We are like opposing reflections Speaking in weird deflections Making dumb demi gods weak While stabbing ourselves with our double edged daggers Yes, we are that twisted II […]

Categories
LOVE SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

MOTHERS, YOUR BLESSINGS

We are like hens Hens are the pens Which write lives Hens pave way for cock men To help write lives So I tell mothers: You are the lands Which keep the well You are the hands which feed all mouths You are heavenly gateways For blessings untold You are the pores of heavens Which […]

Categories
LOVE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

MOTHERS ARE EVERYTHING (FOR MOTHERS DAY)

They are miracles Miracles who suffer to give Giving the world miracles Too bad many don’t see II They are miracles Miracles whose love are unchallengeable Loving unconditionally Too bad many don’t see III If there were to be a fee For every second a being stays in I am sure that work will be […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

CREATORS OF gODS

It is the cook Whose blame is booked When the taste goes bad Like a stinking spoilt fish So women! Do cook the lads so right! II You worship your creation Into demi god-ship When they seek for worship From your future yous As you’ve always worshipped in tears Book your blame For you are […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

TRASHES

You are not to blame Go on and shame The sheep who offered Its centre of gravity To hoard a trash whose sounds are so harsh Is the one who needs a mourning II You are not to blame Just go on and shame Since you have no centre of gravity Open you trash and […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

DIFFERENTIAL FLOWERS

Flowers in colours What are you blooming to show? Attraction to your nectar? By droppings of scents? “Dib dib dib, dibi dibi di haa Dib dib dib, dibi dibi di haa”   II Flowers with paints What are you painting to show? Erasing of age routes? Concealment of colour? “ka ka ka, Kai Kai Kai […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

THE WIDOW (IN PLAIN WORDS)

The widow Has shut hurt windows Which need opening in love Where accusations are rolled into bouncing balls Thrown and blocked into its little tiny holes It turns into a bomb Which blasts to ashes What little will there is II Please, have compassion At least, have a heart Like a mirror on the wall, […]

Categories
AFRICA GHANA WOMEN EMANCIPATION

AKOSUA NOT ‘KOSUA’

Ha ha, hehehehe, hmmm “Akosua is a ‘kosua’ A ‘kosua’ which needs a holder A holder with veins feared by the earth But she fears palms” *** Really? *** Oh elders like shelvers! Elders with clippers! Elders with machete tongues! ‘Odomankoma Ahunu Abobirim’ is a generous God So generous as to make Akosua legs, hands, […]

Categories
HEARTBREAKS SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WHERE CURSES BREAK

My blood boils like water on fire! Who steals from a sacred temple That once gave him sleeping space? Must be an it! II Who acts evil Grazing holes that hid him from his enemies When they chased his formation? It must be an it III Who embarrasses a goddess Whose tears turn into rains […]

Categories
LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WALKING THOUGHTS OF THE OLD MAID

When the hands of night embrace As sounds tell of mosquito hunts And beds cry for their weight And rains fall on benevolent roofs Loneliness sit close to this bedside Marking time in loud tickings II Then thoughts become restless Walking on the mind of this old maid Whose society deem useless because it has […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

THE SMILING MORTAR

She left her smiling alter Knowing not she was going in for a slaughter Oh why is she being pounded in a mortar? Somebody’s precious daughter! II I hear she had the greatest court Knowing not those days were for her to be bought Now she sits in thorns smiling but hot Can’t say what […]

Categories
GHANA LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

EQUALITY, NOT SUPERIORITY

Who are the flowers Wearing their thorns Calling for fairness Hitting and biting admirers hard? II Who are the roses Burning opposite noses Claiming they’re bosses And hitting hard in doses? III Listen to a fellow say; Every rudeness has a pay You’re not superior in any way You fight for fairness Then be fair […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

PARALLEL PIMPS?

In this era When there is a war of gender Which seeks for us to surrender Who are those calling for cheap smiles to be rendered To climb societal ladders?   II Who is acting like a chameleon? Changing spots in gender reflections And using ambitious temples as cheap brothels For gains? This is insane! […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WEAK?

Weak? No! Never! Flowers from Ghana are never weak And I’ll tell you why II Long ago, while warriors were killed And the king was caught And what bravers  there were hid, Yaa Asantewaa stood tall And she was a flower from Ghana III Even those who raised their hands And flagged gender opposites as […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

ABSTRACT BEAUTIES

We are fire And your desire You make us tire Pushing us into situations dire Yet we are still the fire Which goodness require A few pushed may desire To burn some blues But we’re still the fire Which breeds warmth in this empire II Know we are the world Know, we build the world […]

Categories
LOVE Uncategorized WOMEN EMANCIPATION

SHOOT HIM (FOR 18+)

You sit and watch, The hands which has a fenced mouth Through which your disrespectful sermons walk out with ease, Touch and caress your sacred temple As its legs kneel in the tightly closed doors of “mock to” ears And you do nothing? Shoot him! Shoot that freaking son from a rabies dog!   II […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

FARMS OF GREENS

When farms of greens are cultivated And the farmers are without harvesting tools And the farmed lack the strength of nutrition Chaos abounds How these farms get farmed By allowing the farmers to farm to harm Beats minds which care for ready farms Please get green farms to term Please get green farms to grow […]

Categories
LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

PAUSE YOUR RAP AND LISTEN TO THE RAPPER

“I need to rap No one should tap I’m not on laps When impressed, just give some claps II I’m now a bird I’m not on a bed So why are your eyes red When I’m building my shed? III Let me live like an eagle And soar like an eagle No need to act […]

Categories
AFRICA LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

ROTS IN BEAUTY

Wrapped in beauty Are the rots with shiny eyes Booting goodness With their long legs of deceits and fancy II Wrapped in the rots Are the goodness sent to hell By heads doped in the rot Into the reverence of its essence III A world, so harmed By bad, so wrong Yet minds, don’t think […]

Categories
ARTICLES WOMEN EMANCIPATION

What is the Delay Show Turning Into?

Television hosts in Ghana hardly impress me especially when they host interview programmes but The Delay Show blew me away the first time I watched it. I felt the host had depth, could push, could intimidate, and knew how to get the answers she needed (And she still does) and so hardly a session pass […]

Categories
LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

I NO WANT BE MAN (PIDGIN HAIKU)

I no want be man Why I go dey want be man? Woman dey be waaa   II Them no dey fit cry Them always dey shave shave beard Wet dreams, na wetin?   III I no want be man Africa pressure no small For man, them sweat pass   IV Them always dey beg […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WONDERFULLY MADE (HAIKU)

When dangling bells Sound to their importance sell My chest pots do bell   II They do bell and tell Of trees of God’s perfection Seeking reaction   III Do they produce fruits No matter their hoarding years? My heart calms its fears   IV I’m the only house Of mobile humanity Made by the […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

DEFLOWERING TINGLINGS

Maame told me not to wriggle Because it will make many eyes do the tickle But a step from leg come with a wriggle And I saw no eyes do the tickle So I wriggled my wriggle On my many leggy workings II I met Apia on the way to farm One Monday and I […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

NO MODELS HERE

Even without the cock The hen does its wake Pecking and pecking For its children’s sake Opening its wings When danger does bake A piece here, a piece there An angel in the wake II When sticks are coming It does shout for all to run When chicks need afternoon roosting It sits and forms […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

KENTE SENE BENTE

Don’t you bother telling me much I know in times past I was nothing as such Eight to eleven is a huge gap I think I need to give you and I a tap I’m no longer in amoasene You’re no longer in bente Like the spider inspired kente We have all covered our asene […]

Categories
KIDS LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

TEARS OF INNOCENCE

She saw him In the light of innocence And loved him For she housed him nine moon travels But time showed his flaws Earth conquered his will And society came to see “Ei! What is this? It could be an ancestral curse! It could be the result of her prostitution! It could be the curse […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

NOT A SNAKE

        I marvel at the way Taunters justify and say ‘tis a tradition and needs no reaction Sad! With today’s intellect and technology   A pox on all those thoughts!   Veins are connected A running blood goes through it Gayly working with other organs In feelings of ecstasy and  Never wanting […]

Categories
LOVE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

I’M A TEMPLE

I live in a skirt A skirt zipped tightly to seal To seal as a present for the deserved I’m not renting out Definitely no to-lets II I know in rat holes Many moles can be placed To trap the hole lords But this zipped hole is not a rat hole Serving as a play […]

Categories
LIFE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

COOKING POTS IN HEAT

Cooking pots Please stop the rots When you are on fire As you get hotter Your steam must attract through smell And your pot must be hot to scare You need not break down Sending ladles down town To get many hands to carry you down Pots, it is normal to be hot For the […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

BREAKING THE CYCLE

Mama mused the amused Breaking through the used And getting to the abused II Abusers were clearly charmed With thoughts of the harmed As the abused hoed and farmed III Sleep whipped them in sleep They woke to their own weeps And taunted their beings of keeps IV Share the dreams Of many who scream […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

REFLECTIVE CYCLES; WOMEN ABHORED

Mercy! Thought killers! Mercy! Women boilers! Mercy! Mere phantomers! II Bright! This earth is bright! Bright! Because of our rights! Bright! And you give us frights? III Sorry! Beaters and slappers! Sorry! Taunters and killers! Sorry! You have no faults, we are the birthers! IV If your mothers sat on your heads As you came […]

Categories
ARTICLES WOMEN EMANCIPATION

Women: Warning Signals in Abusive Relationships

  Since the beginning of time, women have been known to be possessions of men. This trait is waning thanks to the emergence of Women Rights Activists who cry for the emancipation of women but this canker still persists. Although there are good men out there, there are many men who think it is their […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

A MAN’S WORLD

If tears and fears Could be called to tell I know much women tears Will rise from the grave And whine at the unfairness That sent them there II Tears of those who suffered Extreme jealousies which Were interpreted as witchcraft Tears of those beaten and stoned To death for following their weird passions And […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

LEG ON LEG

Leg on leg A lady never sells Her farm or pride II Leg on leg Even in love, there is A knock before enter button III Leg on leg Head and chin up Are her greatest tools yet IV Leg on leg Lowering eyes is a Defeat sign V Leg on leg Owning the kitchen […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

PRIDE OF THE WORLD

            I cannot wish to be anything else   And no one can force me to Mentality drives beings to their wish lands   Femininity is superiority Elegance of beauty coupled with rooms and locks of Mankind holds me, I have an intelligence which makes me phenomenal, A power to […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

BARBARIC MINDS IN PARLIAMENT OF GHANA?

Ghana is a state known for its peace, we have a few scratches here and there but of course, we are revered for our achievements as a peace loving nation. That women are relegated to the background most of the the time is a known fact, but we are actually working very hard on it. […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

FREEDOM SONG FOR WOMEN OF AFRICA

I Sing songs from the great voice of truth Sing songs which will equally soothe For songs bright for all get most dance Songs for the half put half in trance Let the songs from Africa call For the ones made to take the fall Since time was, up to the present See it as […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

LIKE CORN

We are like corn We give and give In many shades We can be roasted And can be boiled We can be grinded And can be broken But we keep on replacing Ourselves and others Feeding world’s hunger Helping the poor Women are givers Of tall and short Of slim and fat Of rich and […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WOMEN UNPLUGGED

Plugged to the socket of deceit Swished till the view of defeat We are getting used to electrifications of shame But no! Let us not! Let’s be no plugs Neither must we give any shocks Let’s root our voices in sense Battling the unfairness of being plugged The pain of being electrified The fear of […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

LIGHT OF AFRICA!

I Like goods, they’re transported in goods Like firewood, they are bundled to alien homes They are things sold in barter trade Oh Africa! Oh paths of lives! II Like tools, they are used and left Like the headless, they are shunned in decisions Like crumbs, they are swept as rubbish Oh Africa! Oh paths […]

Categories
LIFE SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

WILD IMAGINATIONS

I I walked into his senses Through his lens And broke all his fences II I walked into his fences Through his many lens And  damaged all his tenses III I walked into his senses My perfume taking him to heaven And tossing him painfully to hell IV I walked into his senses Through his […]

Categories
LOVE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

MY REAL MAN

I Wright works well to wreck Well, we wish he works well to rock Like a chicken, he pecks, and scatters Leaving no trail of his intakes He believes a real man Uses muscles to tackle women Subduing them into fear He believes one who makes women cry Is the real deal He believes, even […]

Categories
NATURE WOMEN EMANCIPATION

TOYS AND BOYS

I “Let’s talk about toys And forget boys Mortars do cover Pestles never do” Akosua says II “But I do boys And don’t like toys What’s with all the coys? They can’t produce any joys” Amina replies III “But think of toys They never break hearts And do as told They never  break rules too” […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

TAUNTERS AND THEIR DREAMS

I It was a taunter’s dream To have a cook and a washer His dream has changed Into a cook and a book II It was a taunter’s dream To have a ride and many cries His dream has changed Into a hot ride and few cries III It was a taunter’s dream To kill […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

SONS AND SONS

I It is for sons and sons The paths are blocked Amazing how the machetes still need the paths II It is for sons and sons The paths have thorns Amazing how the machetes walk on without clothes let alone sandals in their vulnerables III It is for sons and sons The paths are no […]

Categories
RELIGIOUS SOCIAL Uncategorized WOMEN EMANCIPATION

PRAYING WITH WAIST BEADS

The sickness, her life craves The preacher promises a god which saves So her mother leaves her in his care At night he gets his share He, like the preacher he claims, For her beads, to pray, aims, Gets possessed and damages her more Gaining more pleasure and leaving her sore His nightly prayers continue […]

Categories
WOMEN EMANCIPATION

PATH? GIVE ME A MACHETE

Grandma was no doormat She had three husbands Husbands she gave three lives each And the earth took one from each Mother was a direct opposite A doormat used by three And taken by one who stepped harder Through her journey of five lands In nine moons apace The three lands she had journeyed Gave her […]

Categories
KIDS WOMEN EMANCIPATION

DEFLOWERERS (FOR THE ABUSED)

I Unripe fruits, abused Weak seeds, used New born plants, deflowered What are these? What are these? II Full blooms, seek Beautiful grooms, speak Strong hearts are weak So they abuse their strength They abuse the weak III The weak weeps With broken hearts They hide the fears You imprint on their souls.   IV […]