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A DAY TO HIDE

Anytime your thoughts are washedTo the shores of my mindMy heart sinks like a punctured boatI wonder if your tender soul…has been rendered true restI worry and feel sorry…that you grew no roots to the sky of your dreamsI crave a smile at my ovations…which never graced any occasionSo I’m hiding in the dark IIA […]

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TOO HARD TO REMEMBER

December 10 is too hard to remember It shows the blood in all red And builds dark clouds in all my skies As your thoughts roll like waves …to the shores of my mind II December is a month I dread It stopped my happy years By taking Aduse Poku on its 26th And taking […]

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YOU’D HAVE BEEN EIGHT TODAY

With every tick of the clock The approach of your birthday Dawns and overshadows me Like a cloud taking over a warm sun Your deep dimpled smiles and giggles Acting background song Tickling my sadness Wetting my pillow II You wanted me to be a me Who smiles to let you see From a distant […]

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HOW MUCH I LOVED YOU

I stabbed my fears …and murdered my weaknesses I suffocated my ambitions …and poisoned my dreams …clutching care like fresh eggs …all to hold your life That is how much I loved you II I climbed arrogance …with the sword of insistence I swam in pity …with hands of determination I flew in abnormalities …on […]

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INSENSITIVERS

“Eii w’ayɛ fine o Wo body no aba kama” Whatever parcels of meanings you hide In this sentimental showdown I’ll have you know That I didn’t fetch an angel from my land of pleasure To label him burden Unfortunate are the years of toil Unfortunate are the years of struggle Unfortunate are the years of […]