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GOD OF WOMEN

Many horrors, like shadows hide In unseen corners of jungles Waiting to jump at dangerous intruders So even hard hearts hide their zones Aren’t they protected somehow? II The mouth chews to soften And is a tool sharply shaped When hands are tied It can bite into suffocating hands To freedom Strength of the head!!! […]

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THAT BLOODY HE GOAT

Just a glance At an entrance And it fell into a trance Never asking for a chance To get enchanted Are you a dog on climbing duty? II Agya Waadwo! So I met a goat on heat It failed to bleat And chased on three feet Hoping to me cheat Me, that bloody future meat!!! […]

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WEARER OF WOMEN

Dear man She is not a woe unto man That will make you a woe chaser Neither is she a witch of man For that will make you a witch craver She is not a worker of man That would make you her employer She is not a watcher of man That will make her […]

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FEMINISTIC LOTUSES

Vessels of love! Beautiful houses of homes! Owners of completeness! Fertile lands of the earth! Faces of welcomes! Bosses! Clearer of loses! Visions of clearer choices! Hearts like springs of goodness! Plants with nutritious breasts of vitality! Skies with lighted suns and moons! With stars which work to train fireflies To replace them to lead […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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BLEEDING LADIES (A POEM AGAINST FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION)

(I need to say that FGM is a sin against humanity. It is a cliché, I know, but I had to say that anyway. We must know that not only does it break the confidence of women, it also breaks their souls. Please, if you are in a society where it is practised, educate the […]

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THE VILLAGE CHAMPION BY AMOAFOWAA SEFA CECILIA

  Mamavi climbs the tree on one of the chain of mountains that encircle their small village and sees the Hohoe River. How beautiful it lies with its serene obedient waves playing on its surface.  The Lawoe Mountain sits close to it as the waves gently stroke its roots. There is nothing as beautiful as […]