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DIVISIVENESS

This one said +That one said =They all think (flawed formula 1) b.They all think (so we all must) +Actions of ignorance =Tribal wars (dangerous formula 2) c.Tribal wars = chaos + hurts + deaths(Fatal formula arresting peace…pushing royalty into servitude…and rendering nationals refugees…and or paupers) IThey who are busy fighting off ants in clothesHave […]

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POLITICAL CHAOTICAS

We were here …in peace Before some chiefs schemed to lose power …by gaining it in dubious excesses We were here Before politics toppled chieftains like a young warrior beating the old to a pulp The peace had been breached for despair to leech us dry to painfully teach Wars of emotions and physicals apexed […]

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ALL ARE ONE

I am a daughter carved half from prized stone Onto the crowned seat of Kwahu-Abetifi And carved partly from silver Akyem Brenase blood being my donor My first elder sister is married to a Wassanian The second an Ashanti My son has an Ewe blood My second younger brother Loving a Ga My God mother […]

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SONG OF SORROW (CRAZY STANZAS)

It was a song she sung One she sung that so stung And freed blood that turned dung Manuring pain which bitterness sprung Oh I curse her tongue II I sought for the strong But clung on straw which was not strong And water longed but fire belonged I swept but wept and kept the […]

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TRIBAL HULLABALOO (CRAZY STANZAS)

When I ‘broke my hand’ And sought a band Nana and Maame met in a band To sing tribal tunes II They started by singing of Ewes And how they are named after an animal And raised their vocals like daunting pianists To sing tales of the wickedness of the animal tribe Their love for […]

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YOURS IS YOURS

Even vultures know Yes, vultures sympathise with their village corpses Like their own families, they eat but leave a little to be seen. On other lands, new meat, different taste If care is not taken, even bones cannot be seen. I was told but I thought not And just like a child viewing a beautiful […]

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CROSS BREEDING

In this day and age When civilization has made all duplicates on this stage And cross breeding is no new adage Who cares about the deep inked page? When all colours have some colour gauge?   In this modern era When many pray for the ears of Selah Who wants to chew only the house […]