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ANSWER THE CALL

Sometimes a cock crows to call for help …not to wake the sleeping Sometimes a dog barks in its own danger …and not to alert its owner of the approaching Sometimes, just sometimes Even eagles fall and break their wings …their walk is not a call for laughter and slaughter …but a call for a […]

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A HUMAN

A human A human who will umbrella in rain And fan the sun off A human A human who can umbrella the sun And air condition its heat A human A human who swims than a fish And flies than an eagle A human A human who runs more than a cheetah …and jumps higher […]

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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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EVERY INCH OF TRUTH

When the ordinary bowl …taunts the ceremonial bowl …with its daily patronage …forgetting the heat wearing it off …and it’s lifespan …being cut short Life giggles …time wriggles …the earth shrivels in anticipatory addition II When the ceremonial bowl …haunts the ordinary bowl With its flawlessness …forgetting its gathering of dust …and it’s possibly being […]

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A NEED

I hope for skies …which have tasted no stars …and have seen no moons To be blessed with the lights …of your celestial brights Ib a. Skies – Humans b. Stars – Gifts c. Moons – Breakthroughs d. Celestial brights – Miracles II And for we those in blindfolds Seeing not the celestial brights …passing […]

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HEARTS

Drums, engines Receptive, rebellious, forceful, first Loving, hating, regretting Beats, hurts, remorse, sad Quitting, apologising, retaining Freedom, bitterness Human Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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STEPPING IN UNFITTING SHOES

Imagine horses or donkeys as humans and vice versa Holding the whips as we run with them and their goods Whipping the slowness off our veins when tiredness catches up    Imagine dogs as humans and humans as dogs Teaching us the smell of edible games and giving the instructions Giving us a pat on […]