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POETRY

HOME CHORES (Haiku)

Sun bathes in cold clouds Stars giggle following moon Descending dawn stairs Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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LIFE

THIS SHORT SPAN (HAIKU)

Soft, weak arrivals Like fresh “koobi”, we’re Being dried for earth’s dish Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015 (For the benefit of foreign viewers, “koobi” is salted tilapia dried with salt for preservation and subsequent consumption)

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LIFE NATURE

NEEDING THE SUN (HAIKU)

I am a bright star I need to see brighter sun Help! Help Mister Dark II I am a bright star Sitting dazed like trapped by clouds I need to see sun III With sun in deep sleep While I am fully awake How do I meet her? IV Please Mister Dark, help I help […]

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MOTIVATION

SKY DRAMA

Tears, like cloud in sky When rained, clears the sky so right Paving way for sun II Pain, like snow on earth When cleared, cleans the earth so well Showing neat beauty III Let it rain till dawn And help the sun rise with ease To heal all pain Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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LIFE

COMPLACENCY IN HAIKU

All great prekeses Prepare before meeting great dawadawas, facts II Scents battling with scents Sharpen their scent skills lest they Get lost in high scents III I wish most scents blend. The power of their result May kill enemies IV Complacency shames Hurts, destroys and kills always Who is not aware? Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) […]

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DEATH LIFE

THE WEEPING FLOWER (HAIKU)

Pretty as flower Rotting within, sharp contrast Oh hearts of the gods! II You have soothing words “He whom the gods love dies young” Ye gods, please hate me! III I don’t need your love! I do not need your warm love! But your protection! IV Let me win this time Let me win again, […]

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AFRICA GHANA HEALTH

HARMATTAN EFFECTS

Harmattan effects; Burning fresh leaves, kindling ills Favouring orthodox? II Attacking the nose Scratching and biting the chest Murder in cold blood? III When your pinch shivers As your air wrinkles like cloth Of linen, your problem? IV You’ll say I accuse¬† Unfairly, but you know how Right I am. My chest! V Leave my […]

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Uncategorized

AS WE SET OFF (HAIKU)

Invincible ears All listening and sieving Please don’t sieve this one II In this hot season We need an intervention One worth mentioning by mouths III He should empty eyes Ones filled with hot problemed rains Knees are bended now IV All hungry stomachs Working hard must be appeased So minds would be pleased V […]

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LIFE SOCIAL

PERNOYINGS (HAIKU)

If sweet salt could taste Itself, it won’t go through the Pain of heat and cold II If hot pepper knows Its power, it wouldn’t need Chewers and eaters III Mouths of perfections Screaming their self-perfections Stop the annoyance! Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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LIFE LOVE PEACE RACISM SOCIAL

STRENGTH OF VEINS (HAIKU)

Veins hold each other Tight, opening their arms to Let blood flow for good II To make a being work Veins forget their differences And tirelessly work III A single break down And all demonstrate for a Hurried attention IV A block at a point ¬†All stop, a rising notice To save their own piece […]

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MOTIVATION

GRIND YOUR PAST (HAIKU)

I Grind the hurtful past Into a debris of dust Walk on in comfort II The winds will see fit It’s route of traceless exit Once you are long gone III Even pigs eat far From their defecation zone To give life respect IV Many eyes will look Many lazy pens will book Ignore pap’razi […]