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POETRY

A SAGE’S STAGE

When scissors get lost in the jungleNaked molerats don’t bother to speakAnd so does the vultureIn the same wayWhen a mouse gets lost…in a fair and just jungleAll self respecting cats, lions…and their carnivorous othersWho have nothing objective to sayMust refrain from making as much a sound IIFor in the moment of tensionA little meow […]

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POETRY

ONE IN ALL

Once upon a timeAir, Rain and Sunlight started a conversation as friendsAir said it was the most important thing to manAs men can’t do without it for a secondThey breathe it to liveThey need it to light fireAnd they need it even in rainsThe other two shook their heads in disagreement IIRain also said it […]

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POETRY

AROUND LONG BREAKFAST TABLES

Around long breakfast tablesWhere connections are cables…calling to be brought to existenceFear, pride and shyness are the only scissorsCutting their birth between beingsJaws work in their own rhythmsThroats wait their swallowing turns…chew, swallow, chew, swallow IIHere, colour is just a painting…which every difference hostsHereClass can only come from the mouth of the crass…whose ass needs […]

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POETRY

BODIES and SHADOWS

You think and see how strange it is It is no mirror It is no body It is just a cast of you mostly longer than your form, sometimes sizeable, other times shorter Sad they can’t be touched Horrible they can’t be hugged Annoying they flee your advances to mould Yet they are your shadows […]

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OUR PATH

In the beginning of creation Sicknesses were the greedy hunters of death They poxed Boxed Layed their coughs They shivered Angered Boiled and ached Then taboos added to the list Until death added a new recruit War II War was planted from our greed The land which owned We sought to own The will for […]

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POETRY

IF EYES MARRY EARS

If eyes marry ears Many stones of disappointments Will be thrown at fears The sun tells of its birth With its mildness as all bodies carry, Even the albinos’, Scares almost all bodies into corners When it stands on its podium of peakhood And loses its light To make way for weak eyes To see […]

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LIFE PEACE RACISM

GRAMMAR FEUDS

In the land of Parts of Speech All resolve my yearnings to teach But indulge in verbal breach Rendering me an outcast II See, they couple by inflections And I couple by base, no inflections My lonely sound bounce back in deflections Because of the addition of ‘s’ to my name; ‘Shows’ III Now Tables […]

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LOVE PEACE

HELP HEAL

I Roaring rays Raising ruins Raising wrecks Reaching rules II Hear Havoc! Have hearts! Hurt hatred! Heal humans! III Love lives Long lives Leading lives Loaning leaps IV We’ll work When wise We’ll win Win wars V Roaring rays Reaching real Rest right then Reap your rise When we win Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2o14

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LOVE PEACE

HARMONY OF THE SKY

I Shiny sun, Gentle rayed moon, Twinkling stars, All shine to light II None competes For another’s space Because they know  Their precious places III The sun has a tempo That it controls itself, While the moon appears; Little by little until  It stands in the middle of the sky Accompanied by the little stars […]

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RACISM

SCARY WHITE, SCARY BLACK

I Let our imaginations run wild And for once dream  With no thoughts of victimization Nor victimising Isn’t creation interesting? II Imagine how the white man felt When he first saw the black man Probably scared out of his wits So scared, he took to his heels Shouting of seeing a ghost Tripping, falling, rolling […]

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LIFE SOCIAL

HARMONY IN THE SKY

Sky beings live As we live Clouds travel Respecting the stars and moon As fiery animals move farther To get out of the reach of humans There are the tensions Those tensions which get resolved Perhaps, the clouds fear the sun Perhaps, the moon fear the clouds Perhaps, it’s the other way But they live […]

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LOVE SOCIAL WOMEN EMANCIPATION

SHADOWS

Shadows Merge in shadows unmatched Shadows which swallow shadows How can they be seen?   Lights Merge in lights unmatched Lights which swallow lights How can they be seen?   Agree And let our shadows give their marks Standing visibly in togetherness So we can each be seen   Agree And let our lights battle […]