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The Painful Watch – Racism From An Ignorant African’s Point of View

We grew up reading bits and pieces about it, colonialism. Years of schooling made us aware of another colour which invaded our spaces, bought some of our leaders and contracted some thugs among us to hunt our people for sale. Those people who loved their lands looked for safe places to hide but most were […]

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AMERICA, CHAOTICA

Frances faces the frantic flogger His sweat and fear visible from the Mount of Safety “Let’s have this conversation …shall we? What at all did us black do to some of you?” II Matthew looks at him with disdain “You’re everything we’re not You can bleach to be us …but we can’t bleach to be […]

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WHERE AMERICA BLEEDS

A step forward Ten steps lost What time has been slow to wash Now sit in filth Filth worse than it had seen Being fanned by flies Oh knives of division cuts through humanity And like a melting cake It gives way to wailing wishes Guarded by suppressing bombs II Tales are told upon tales […]

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MARKED FOR DOOM

How did this happen? A bull dog winning a battle with a lioness? How did this happen? Trash beats motherly breasts to become a tap of filth? Who will filter this? A demon has penetrated through the gates of peace Will the peace cease? II A massacre of thoughts Marrying chaos like disaster Emphasising pain […]

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CRASHING AMERICA (CRAZY STANZAS)

You were beautiful Your coconuts’ early openings just wonderful Your need to lead  Overbearing but powerful Why do you now look pitiful? II Most of your children now roam Roam the forest of doom Leaving the street of morals Because a cane on a skin Draws your judges’ hammer, Your youngs now fly with flawed […]