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EMPTY THE BAGGAGE

I A mouth saw your face Attracted your eyes And placed a litter in your thought’s drum II An eye met your eyes Held it And sent disdain into your thought’s drum III A voice sought your ears Found it And threw filth into your thought’s drum IV Some hand worked with a face Came […]

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YACHT YONDER

I Real remedies resonate after right race Leaning lame like a lean lizard Will win wretchedness and wage your own war Hear heat’s humming and hit in habit Eons can erode into eons but it’ll earn II Fear of failure frightens frivolously Get up, go, grow, give to this game Jeers, jabbers, jacks for you […]

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BE NO TOAST FOR SADNESS

Sorrow sits in smiling When it wins your world Put patience in running And give faith a call II Your faith will call on endurance Who’ll come to be your shield Yours will be to obey its voice And you’ll win your happy field III Mess it up  And you’ll be the meat That will […]

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ACROSTIC LIFTER

                Your success cries from afar Over the mountain of despair Under the lid of the heat   Win over thoughts of giving up Ill thoughts of ending it all Leaning whispering audibly  to your ears Let it know you hear the cries   Getting to you from […]

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MOTIVATOR

                  In that dark, Without a mark, In that sight without a light, Know no frights, Know no bites, Yours is might And being bright, You’ll win that fight Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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DETERMINATION’S CREST

                One He braves Through the pain Like a soldier And marches rightly Armoured with hope in life And determination’s sword   Two He walks Gallantly Through his captives Throwing this aside Throwing fierce ones beneath And succeeded in breaking chains   Three The breeze So very nice […]

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ASSERTIONS OF THE COWARD

            “When evil goes to bed And its angels sleep tight   When hell’s gate is closed And the guards get so drunk   When shameful walking sounds Stop running in my mind   When past pictures of me In my head seize to be   I will rise like […]

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THE OWNER OWNS

                The claws of the crab Knows not the golden soil Once it harbours the water it needs   The crows of the cock Escapes not the eager farmer Who has a goal in a time frame   Our measured life span Stops not at our pauses No […]

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A WALK WITH HOPE

                  Walking on a tattered rope I saw a light through beauty’s hope Looked down and thought I could not cope But knew coping would be dope   Of course I knew I was no pope And knew I could fall on a tiny slope I wished […]

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FIGHT THE RAINS

              Rains of tears fall From the sky upon pain’s call I stand in my tainted hall Watching it flood through the dirtiest gutter mall   No matter its intensity And the strength of its publicity The trash it needs out of its way Finds places to sway   […]

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I’VE WALKED

              I’ve walked I’ve walked through the desert in a sea Like a lost game Knowing not the refuge hut Knowing my end was near But ended up at its bank Being caressed by the sea breeze   I’ve stopped I’ve stopped in the middle of a busy road […]

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EVER FELT THIS WAY?

              I stand in the midst of two deadly ditches Holding on to tiny tattered stitches Wanting to close my eyes but needing the eyes Hating to say goodbye but compelled as every second eyes     I stand in the middle of this antagonistic wind Being blown here, […]

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YOU AREN’T THAT HOPELESS

With every breathe we must bow Never asking how We are life endowe’ I am not a cow You are not a cow With breathe, you’re superior to the cow   As we speak There are those at their problem’s peak Being sacked from their resting sticks For work to commence   There are also […]

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I FEEL YOU

I see the heart talking Knowing not where it is going Wanting to touch but shrieking Wanting to be seen but hiding   I see the soul weeping Feeling the heat of wronging Feeling the sorrow of dejecting Nursing the feeling of hurting   I hear the humming of the poor Who goes through many […]

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NO EXCUSE

A noise, I stop, Turn, Shiver, Panic And rush back into my hole If that is my trait as an ant, Would I be a master Going down the annals In the school of Christ?   Amidst the fears, I strive   For the times of the rains I gather   In the promising sunlight, […]

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BRIGHTNER BRIGHT

When the sun goes to sleep And wakes at dawn It smiles And brights   When the moon goes to rest And wakes in the eves It smiles And brights   When the breeze goes to rest And wakes It makes The mouth smile   So smile; your highness Bright; your goodness Lead in aptness […]

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UNCOVER

It seems sealed All boxed up Like a nice package But in there are pains Suffering, fears, longing And under the box lies The hope wanting to be seen So uncover Peel Peel Peel And peel Until all those you want hidden Give way to the one thing Which will attract the light Like magnet […]

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STREAM AND DREAM

Stream From your bad dream And dream An extraordinary dream Because cool is what you seem   There is a star that in you beam Trust me, you’ll be a soothing cream Which will heal and make all skins gleam Then when you go home, you and the angels will make a team Amoafowaa Sefa […]

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WITH WINGS

Sing With wings   Dance With wings   Sit With wings   Walk With wings   Run With wings   Sleep With wings   Wings Which can never break   Wings Which are like brave soldiers   Wings Unconquerable   Wings Which are discerning   These wings Will fly you to greatness Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia […]

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TOUCH A HEART

We are like leaves Shooting in beauty Opening our arms Just to fold in dryness And eventually break into pieces Or worse be plucked unfairly in bloom So do grow another Or touch another Who will remember your touch When wilting succeeds In making you manure. Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014    

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HOP ALONG

When I think my life unfair I look at those whose lives are queer Maggots of excreta Slaves of mental diaspora I wear my smile and hop along   When I think my life unfair I do all human lives compare A day to be born, an earth for a world, A day to hear […]

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HEAD OUT TALL

The farmer who planted you Tends more to others And you feel so wronged? Heal with zeal   A thorn from another flower or an insect Pricked your beautiful leaf And made a worldly see through hole? Heal with zeal   You’re shortened When you can be tall Because your sky has been blocked by […]

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THE BOSS RISES WITH ALL

Darkness blocks And lives as king   Dawn rains And its moist is loved   The sun appears And beings wake   Working with the boss Of the light of the universe   Each and his space in time To be king or queen   But when your conscience reigns like mine You’ll be head […]

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BE YOUR DRIVER

In your own life’s seat Check your own time and beat Step on the clutch with your own feet And move ahead. You can feel the heat, Feel the cold, crash and hush You’ll know what you need to fix You can go to the mechanic and fix But after the help, please be on […]

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JUST SAYING

I cannot be shamed Or defamed Because I’m in my own life’s vehicular driving seat No defeat Can get to me Because clearly, they help me see With determination and dedication I’ll get to my rightful destination Let all the brethren do same And put enemies to shame Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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DREAMS

The sun rises light But it does shines bright It works with all its might Until time for rest is right   We won’t forget the clouds They mostly come with the louds They can interrupt the sun But time makes them run   I am the pretty sun Who wants to have fun I […]

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BETTER OFF

Three friends met to play But none had anything to say Toothpick suddenly begun complaining That his work always leaves him nauseating  Toothbrush told him to stop the whining As that is his itinerary every morning and evening Cotton wool cleared his throat And asked if their suffering exceeded his Toilet roll who was passing […]

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KWINCHANAYO

When the wind blows It is alright I’ll shield its blows And hope for sunlight   When the sun shows It is alright I’ll enjoy its mild flows And hide from its fright   When the rain falls It is alright I’ll only walk tall Until I reach a shaded light   When it is […]

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TIME IS ALL WE NEED

When my clouds formed in my sky It called the rain, I saw with my eye Then it called the storm Which stormed with lightning   There was flooding and I was soaked My umbrella flew away, I nearly choked The rains camouflaged my tears  So all they saw from afar was my soaked being […]

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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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THE PAINFUL SPICE

As the sun sets only to rise,

As the sun, in her lifetime, is conquered in its own time

By clouds and eclipses

So is the ups and downs

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A SMILING FLOWER

The flower seed In the soil feed’ On water and sun Through the heat Before shooting   It shoots With no pretty boots Just like ordinary weeds To prepare its thorns For the protection of its beauty   So like the flower Sweet heart, go through life’s shower, Go through life’s heat Then stand in […]

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I’LL ARRIVE

In what seems to be an uncanny odium My life causes such a painful pandemonium Give me many potent doses of huge opium’ To block the noise as I stand in this podium; A podium of shame, a nightmarish podium Fixed n the ground for a better view To encourrage short heels of shoes to […]

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WORDS YOU’LL UNDERSTAND

Thrown into unfamiliar waters Without an armband? Take a swim The hand that threw Wanted to make you a fool But turn that swim into a dream   Trapped in the den of a lion? With no tools? Every nail is a tool in danger’s arm Dig to the ground and turn around Before it […]

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TSANWENWENWENWENWENWENWEE

Fumes from rickety cars Debris of scraps scattered Stains of diesel paints the ground An unbearable noise from a motor on the right An unbearable noise from cars in front, back and left While the stench from the public toilet nearby Sells nasty archaic foods in the air Diesel stained finger nails feel the heat […]

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CONFUSE THE CROWD

When they do you push Into the bush Confuse the crowd and act proud   When they push you into a ditch And call you a bitch Confuse the crowd and act proud   When they dig a pit And you fall in the shit Confuse the crowd and act proud   When they sit […]

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THORNS OF LIFE

There is only a time for all Humans, animals, the world, yes, all   In this rounded baited bit We have our serious parts to fit   You cry you’re slow When the tortoise is low   You lament of your beauty When the hippopotamus  does its duty   You complain of short life When […]

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IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY!

The time has come, to have your say It’s a beautiful, beautiful day!   Know all your pain, is experience’s pay It’s a beautiful, beautiful day!   It’s not that bad, it’s just a flay It’s a beautiful, beautiful day!   Don’t cry no tears, don’t hide away It’s a beautiful, beautiful day!   You […]

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HIDDEN EYES

You hide in darkness With sharp eyes you fail to use And blame the world And curse your stars When many arms have rooms for you   You try rebellion  And close your ears When many are singing songs of joy You have the heart but fail to yield Cussing the world when someone’s is […]

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A CANDLE IN THE DARK

We fear the reign of darkness So we close our eyes to its regime But nature has written itself So much so that many eyes must keep watch over King Darkness When it is on its throne But we grumble and shiver. Groping in darkness? A candle glows best in the dark Light yourself up […]