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THE MAD MAN IN CHURCH

I saw a mad man up the hill Going to church by his free will I followed keenly forgetting my bill And hid in silence as the congregations still II The preaching pastor stopped and wailed: Where are the ushers who have failed? Do you wish to listen to the derailed? Be up and doing […]

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LIFE

NOW THAN LATER (HAIKU)

When tired leaves fall They pray to escape the winds To escape its taunts II They need their quiet rest Under the tree they have served To decompose there III They don’t need to be Whisked by an unknown wind to Unfamiliar lands IV Let me be lucky To fall so quietly without Heeding to […]

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PEACE RELIGIOUS

LET PEACE STAY (TANKA)

As the speakers sound Loudly at 4am and the Churches beam with drums, Tamborines, songs of worship, We hope for a calm good day II But like always, robbers Prepare for their escapades Prophetic rituals Call on minds of vulnerables And needy and sorrowful III Can we talk of the Cunning tricksters, whose carvings Beat […]

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PEACE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

A JOY OF BLESSINGS

Amidst the joy There was a ploy To kill the boy Just like a toy II Soldiers were deployed To act bold and never be coy, And kill all, even the decoys. They were allowed to all tactics employ III There were shepherds of joy For the given boy This news, the king annoyed And […]

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I NEED TO DATE AND MARRY GOD

I need to date God I need to date God Because before I would think He’s already thought He would feel my hunger And would feel my pain He would feel my love And would give me trust He’ll corner my lies And will hold my hand Feeling my discomfort in heat And holding me […]

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LIFE RELIGIOUS

IMAGES OF GOD

Let them answer me Let them make me see Let my thoughts side with thee By letting the words the Bible harbour that “We were made in the image of God” Clearer in my thoughts daft shade II Can the pious God Who is known as a sage And speaks in parables Mean we are […]

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LIFE PEACE RELIGIOUS

SOURCER’S SOURCES

Sourcer’s sources Serve our forces Cut our loses And change our bosses II Wanderer’s wonder make pain surrender Cut hurt intruder And put war asunder III This is a prayer We don’t have a lawyer We loathe every destroyer So be our lawyer IV Cravings Yearnings Needings Fears Satisfy them; our massive pleadings Amoafowaa Sefa […]

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IF I WERE A CHRISTIAN

Just as Christ came Easing His way through hearts Summoning hurdles to lie Unleashing anger on sins, I would Summon my conscience to light II If I were a Christian, Saving me and all would be a priority III Tearing beings Hesitating in helping Ecstatically jubilating than saving, will be nil IV Soaring on righteousness […]

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TO GOD (JOSEPH’S STAR)

I Me Thinking right? Not having a fright? The sun is not shinning bright I must look for restful place Where do I look now? Front or back? Dazed II Father What is me? Will I ever see? There is no prompter for you I only see a barrier No clue you are there Please […]

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FOWLS OF JESUS (HAIKU)

I In the olden days According to the Bible, Most great fowls were killed II Some of them were fried Some brutally beheaded Some painfully stoned III No fowl sought for self But now some fowls are stealing And claiming Godship IV Some are killing beings Wanting to really be seen Materialistics! V If fowls […]

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ALPHA AND OMEGA (CINQUAIN)

I Lord God So merciful Beyond all high thinking Rewarding the righteous with love Shalom II Lord God Shiny than brightness No eye can ever stand His sight Minds which comprehend Him go mad Father III Good God Fearful anger Which knows no appeasement And smites with a double edged sword Mighty IV Awesome His […]

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LOVE RELIGIOUS

A HEART LIKE YOURS

I What I give you: Misery Pain Insanity No gain II But on my account: You fall Protect Hold me close Give, give and give III Your anger Are lessons Lessons to strengthen Strengthen and teach To conquer IV A heart like yours Is undefined A heart like yours Is so refined It is just […]

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A PRAYER FROM MY HEART

I Lord Great thanks I give To you II God Your words I believe Are true III Almighty My life I know You own IV God I act bored But you know My heart V Lord My sins You know I loathe VI Sweet God My fears You know Are pure VII Oh Lord Save […]

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LIFE RELIGIOUS

A MESS OF KNOWLEDGE

I If there comes a messiah Or a future disciple of God Would we ever know or believe enough To acknowledge that life from the start? II No! I don’t think so Not in a billion years Those whose times produce them Will laugh and jeer Make mockery and sneer At the words of another […]

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DEAR GOD

I Please God Don’t be bored I am the rag Which dirt tags But I need your mercy II Dear Lord Please be not bored I will go your pace To see your face So give me your mercy III Oh Lord Spare me your sword And let it work to protect me I know […]

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UNFEELING (TANKA)

I Lightnings strike and bright Thunders of  stomachs rumble Drought mouths fight the breeze As their eyes rain cats and dogs Hunger gnaws at their in-beings II Weakness is their king A look; all it takes to know But none seems to see Those who see, follow strict rules Hunger must bite lazy hands III […]

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LOVE PEACE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

STANDING FOR ALL (A PRAYER)

I I live to sin A not so proud of trademark As much as possible, please prompt me Lightning my path for me to  clearly see II There are the needs And there are the wants Please help my needs And be graceful with my wants III There are the lovers There are the loathers […]

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A WORLD OF AWE (THE ALOUETTE)

I The air we breathe now Helps in life endow I ask how our breathes do fail When air runs around And plays life’s good sound Again how do our breathes fail? II Beings crave immortal Yet are like portal What’s the secret of living? Bodies in awe grow Blood in streams do flow Yet […]

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RELIGIOUS

MUM’S TAKE ON GOD (CHRIST- IN -A -RHYME)

Mum told me to take Christ as king To also go to church and sing And believe in good guards with wing II She said those guards have life contracts with the Almighty God To follow and protect me with an unbreakable sword In the spirit where no amount of money can afford III Mama […]

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LOVE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

HEART FLUTTERINGS (SEDOKA)

      The bright shinning stars Playing sweet songs on your sky Tell tales of undying love   My heart will travel To your chest to merge as one And travel to the unknown Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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TO THE PREACHER WHO YEARNS

                        Thou art an earth idol Thy heart is not thine Thy soul dwelleth in the temple of Jah Like a congregation in a church Though honour and piousness do ye fortify Thy yearnings must be buried like a dead being None liveth wiith […]

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LIFE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

WHO gods God?

Who preaches to the preacher When he needs preaching?   Who motivates the motivator When he needs motivation   Who tends to the only doctor When he is chronically ill?   Who will hold the hands Of the holder?   I stretch my hands As I close my eyes Picturing God And asking who gods […]

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RELIGIOUS

GOD’S CHOICE

                  God can’t afford your hatred sword So he let’s you on your own accord To choose and ask when you see He’s lord For his opinion and to invite Him on board   God can’t afford your hatred sword So he leaves you free to not […]

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RELIGIOUS

TO THE MAKER

          In my fire rantings Let the seed of river sewn within Grow mysteriously to quench the thirst I give   In my savagery Let the balm of coolness sitting within Speed to heal   In my moment of chaos Let the peace you planted like petrol spread To take over […]

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RELIGIOUS

HOW DOES GOD LIVE?

                      In arbitration And granting mercies Or adjudicating, Doe He sit, cross his leg, Stand, lie, sit in a palanquin, Hide behind curtains Or mysteriously has His voice represent Him? I’m asking this of The God whom many talk of.   In listening To prayers […]

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LIFE NATURE SOCIAL

GOD’S MOCKED TRIAL IN THE WILD

Once in the land of the wild God staged a judgement in the mild He called king lion Who sought to sing to enter Zion But sang the song of the murderous   The crowd cheered in happiness Their terrorist has been fairly judged by His Holiness They sang and praised God’s name was raised […]

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RELIGIOUS

EASIER SAID

He told her: “Give it to the lord All that your thoughts can’t afford And He will use His sword To cut the roots of all its chords”   He further said: “All have been written That Satan can be smitten By beings but his knitting Of traps is surely done with his muting”   […]

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RELIGIOUS

HELLO GOD!

In the steps There are webs So thin but so powerful How do I walk As your pace demands When with each step The light in my eyes strain? You’re a God I am told Whose house is far Across the river of the sky You see it all I am told And the answer […]

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RELIGIOUS

YOU SEEM TO BE A PHANTOM

You seem to be a phantom Who lives in everything living Your eyes are never shut Probably because you watch out for us Or could it be you trust no one? Your beauty goes throughout the land Yet none has seen you Why the mystery? Who are you hiding from? Who follows what he can’t […]

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LIFE RELIGIOUS SOCIAL

DEAR LORD,

Standing on a mountain top I have the eyes to sadly pop The ills which never seem to stop In the full glare of the big cop   He is a big moral flop Who has from his sanity gladly hop He is being awarded a disgusting crop To say no word to make them […]

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RELIGIOUS

LEAD THE WAY

I stand on a little mountain Surrounded by so many huge  mountains Some with openings showing many a beautiful fountain I tried but lost the countings   All shout to be looked and booked I sit, stand, try running But realise I am rooted Until I choose, my running is no running   Imagine all […]

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LIFE MOTIVATION RELIGIOUS

WALKING TO THE RAIN

It is raining

But I am not seeing

I know you’re seeing

But choose to let time do the telling

Like a real gentleman, you choose modesty to boasting

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RIDICURIOWORLD

“Mother, did any one see God creating things? Mother, if child births are painful, Why didn’t God put the womb on males? Mother, Why don’t all living things work by day? Mother, is hell real or just a myth To scare people into submission? And mother, I want all explanations with scientific proofs” What do […]

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LED TO YOU

It started like the whirlwind Shifted from darkness by an unknown steam This barrel wept seas of tears   And complained of being taken away by the wind Now I cannot imagine your broad beam As you looked into my steps in a few years   There were heavy barrels which capsized in the beam […]

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THE ROTTEN WOOD

I was the rotten wood  Which water lifers used as food Water determined where I stood Would’ve fled if I could But I had not the power   On the water, you shouted In your fuming loudest “Do you wish to be the haunted?” He went in his slowest And you picked me up   […]

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YOU DESERVE MY PRAISE

Caught by unseen tentacles I consulted many oracles To naught, until you magnified your miracles Now I make my car a tabernacle Because your love is sweeter than a treacle In the desert I was the dessert And my soldiers did me desert To my enemies, the timing was perfect But you appeared in your […]

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KEEP ME, A PRAYER LIKE A TODDLER’S

In your hands Like the shell of the tortoise on distant lands Do me keep   Draw a boundary And make it my country And like a protected bird, make me fly   In your band Like kids play in the sand Keep me happy   I hear the bangs And teeth of enemies clang […]

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HIDE UNDER NO THREAT OF BLASPHEMY

They say you are the living God Whose name must start with a capital letter Because you sit in the heavens above And preside over this global earth. They say you created everything The earth, the plants, animals, water etc… And you have so much mercy, your children lack none I will ask then, Why […]

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WHAT WILL YOU DO?

If you knew the future of all living humans Their happiness and sadness Their hurts and pains Their failures and successes From day to day Until they join the ghost union What will you do?   If you knew exactly when the world will end The disasters and turmoil Frantic efforts of ‘inhabitors’ and ‘reliers’ […]

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I HAVE SEEN THE FACE OF GOD

I have seen the face of God Pouring nothing from a gourd I have seen it You have seen it They have seen it. For happiness He employs the sun For meditation and approachability, He employs the moon and stars so we will not from Him run For anger, He employs darkness and the storm […]

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GOD LOOKS ON

The Lord stands in the window of the sky And looks sadly on you: The liar, The gossip, Bearer of false witness, The coveter, The cheat, The miser, The fornicator, The adulterer, The thief, The murderer, The hypocrite, Te hater, The drug pedlar The chronic alcoholic. Whatever it is that you’re doing You do know […]

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FORBIDDEN QUESTIONS

Which will God as a judge deal with on the human that sinned? Will He , with a gun, blast the mind that thought? Or with a dagger stab the heart that the idea bought? Or with a club break the legs that served as a vehicle? Or with a knife severe the hands that […]

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I DON’T WANT TO BE GOD

I don’t want to be God I don’t ever wish to be like God Not even in my dreams do I want to be God Because I know he must be bored With many mouths pointed at him like a warrior with a determined sword His ears must be irritating like going crazy hearing different […]