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POETRY

WOMANOCOOLTASIES

There are many noisy drums humming definitions of women Abena Amoafowaa Jemremedua My ears have turned bigger than that of the biggest elephant Hugging the ground in listening As oceans of chaotic banter battle winds of infuriated ears. Some define a woman as a bottomless hole meant as a collection bowl by Odomankomah Nana Nyame […]

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POETRY

I BE BUSH WOMAN?

Dem say sukuu be all Woman no be kitchen maid Woman be queen wey need worship I see say I be stupid for dis world II I get respect I cook for my big man to chop He no tink say I go poison am Im dey trust im life for my hands If dat […]

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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 […]

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SHORE’S SOLIDARITY

              Seas sell shores, Shores with sores   Sauntering seas Sell static shores   Stops by sides, seeping, Struggling with steeps   Silly shores lie still In solemn solidarity As seas sing in satisfaction   Sell me out And I’m sold I’m no shore I see you’re no sea […]

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AFRICA CULTURE SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

UNCHAINED

She’s like sapphire Transparent in feelings, She blabbers about her dearest Embracing her absence And wearing her yearnings like a beautiful gown   I feel I’m watching a weird movie I live like her, if not more occupied So why does she try to taunt me with names? Could it be her loneliness is more […]

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BLACKIES AND BROWNIES’ COUP

Come together ye black velvets Come together all ye brownies of saints And stage a coup;  A coup of freedom of thoughts and behaviours of hate Equip yourselves with powerful guns; Guns loaded with convincing word bullets Learn to be perfect Be perfect for the shooting ahead Learn to fight, fight for the extinction of […]