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SEE ME

See me See me in the rising sun …as pleasant rays to bless your days Please look …look to see …see me II See me See me as the purest droplets of every rain Which fall as tool to cool the wool – …the wool of your anger Just look …look keenly …keenly to see […]

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THE FEE OF MY SILENCE

I’d rather you suffer in my silence …which shuts your door with doubts …and still opens your windows of hope Because I know you’ll split us into you and I …and put us in a ring of animosity …no matter the sound which walks the red carpet of my mouth So please read the pleas […]

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AKHIL

There are beautiful souls in beautiful bodies There are beautiful spirits in awesome souls There are amazing thoughts in mighty heads But Akhil is a great spirit …in an awesome soul …modeling a beautiful body …with amazing thoughts in a mighty head Ib When I hear Akhil …I see pictures of great memories When I […]

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A DATE TO REMEMBER

A beautiful pink rose in greeting …Ontario Art Gallery in salute Amazing walk to York Street …and more An incredible dish at Marché Cafe Crepe for delicious crepe eaten in walks …Right to Sky Dragon Where food displayed called fingers to touch …and lobsters waited to be chosen – …a little sad but with a […]

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CONFUSION ON FIRE

Desires on fire are required in these dire times …says some churches God is aboard this coroding through a virus deadly …says some churches Let’s wait until pastors depart from their godly parts …and congregation contract horrors through their cons …and birth their scorns II It is finally happening The piety clothes being ripped off […]

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BARRY HILLER

Barry is a talent exposure …and a maple lollipop Barry is Hill of knowledge ..a fine wine in winter in front of a fireplace Barry is a map of Toronto …a head with a compass Barry is a father …and a husband extraordinaire IIb Barry’s breakfast is the best …and his dinners sure lure a […]

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HELPING HAND

There are many skies which shine …to bless without a heating hurt A Step – …honey A Vine of a Cent This 11th blessed with two beautiful amazing souls! II We made lemonades …over pizzas and drinks We made history …over love and laughter We formed a bond …of Sisterhood Worrying and caring over cold […]

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WOMAN

If there is any living being …who awes in many a treasure hunt …and miracles in many a strength Woman – …you’re that singular one II If there is any living being …who deserves many a praise …for a generational raise …even through a suppressional chase Woman – …you’re that singular one III If there […]

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THE ANESONS

I have felt many a warm bosoms …and blossomed in many a presence But your aura is alluring …your warmth is assuring …even in the face of a world scare II From Sue’s delicious sandwiches …to Ozzy’s soothing furs From the beauty and the swinging chairs …to the loving and reassuring arms The Anesons have […]

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A CLAP FOR YOU

This is for every borla bird …who now flies an eagle Dodging stones of rejection …outwitting guns of oppression …outruning hurts of ridicules And shedding the smallness of being looked down upon …to reach the peak of respect This clap is for you II This is for every doormat …who now lives a house After […]

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IF I WERE A SPIRIT

If I were a spirit I’d work in a pound …or at least in a dollar And spend in a cedi II If I were a spirit …I’ll impact in a developing …and chill in a developed III If I were a spirit I’ll dance in my home …and meditate in diaspora IV Because balancing […]

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THE BEAUTIFUL DAY

Madam says it is a beautiful day A day with a wide wide way A day to have many a say A day where happiness deserves no delay I smile at this gay day …which imprisons my thoughts to satisfy Madam A gay day A gay day it is II I left my roof on […]

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INTIMIDATION

I know I’m no ordinary bird No – …not a vulture to feed on the carcasses of others opinions Certainly not a house fowl …to wait on the debris of others shine And definitely not a duck …to have a pace to trace a chase …in thinking, and be caught on I know who I […]

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ODD VARIATION

There is one God …they say One God and one sky But I see this bright sky …even knowing a dark sky …somewhere Apparently, skies vary So do Gods also vary? II There are defeated suns …whose heat have been wrestled down by cold As the bold rains wear their spirits of snow …and transform […]

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CHANGE ENABLED?

You sheaHaving met a weather to your fair…and acting queerKnow she whom you steer! IIYou sheaThinking I can, your stubbornness, bearTo, of you, steer clearYou’ll meet your heating fear IIIYou changing in a small advantageYou hardening in my cold cagingYou refusing to my finger callingActing boss to your masterIs the height I will never takeNo […]

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MRS HILLIER’S AND HERBERT’S RIDE

All the time…the blue of the sky…shows after angry clouds fall to turn rain…which drains into gutters…washing the dirt of stressI so know this III walked from my fires of scrutinyInto the warm arms of Mrs Hillier…and an awesome hug from HerbertEven the sun smiled to welcome us,Mischael and I,With handshakes of its winning deceptionA […]

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DEAR MR RAPIST

Dear Mr. Rapist St. Valentine needed a heartpour …not a torture Love is not stealing a waist pie to kill a soul Neither is it climbing a lie …to make another cry II Dear Mr. Rapist If you dig your foundation …on another’s land The soil cries for its owner Your toil buys hate from […]

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NOT ANOTHER CHANCE

You’ve learnt …you’ve learnt through the burnt I spent on your relentless ego I know But be best for your future pair Walk on honey II You’ve recoiled back here …you’ve recoiled through the toil you’ve soiled …in your fresh experiences You promise to be better? Please be best …for your future pair Walk on […]

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FOR MY TAUGHTS

I know I might have ridden tantivy …in your loving zefer Odomankomah Twerɛduampong …please forgive and build a fence around my taughts II I fume to think I can’t exhume …my young caught in the arms of decomposition I know my rebellion robs on you …in the bad But please All Seeing, forgive …and build […]

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THIS SITUATION

This situation This situation of fire begging for my ownership …rain begging for my usage …wind obsessing for my picking All at once Throws me into a confusing sand If only I could have all in one! II I fear the heat that might cheat to beat …my skin, my easily bruised skin I fear […]

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YOURS TO MAKE

Starting and finishing can be a mould you hold Many hearts have built darknesses for their shames While others build crimes to gobble their angelics There is power in your thoughts! II A thought has bought many nots for some A thought has bought many yays for most Stinky stuffs attract flies Too much sweetness […]

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STOCKHOLM SYNDROME

She was caught like a stalked game …folded like a foldable chair and tied with goat ropes Then thrown onto the back seat …of the Corona Her screams cut off by a chloroform II She woke to sounds without faces Her blindfold, thicker than a myth She was fed …bathed …abused …raped And threatened every […]

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FUNNY FISHES

Stand amidst killer ants …and claim shants …in angry rants Until your shants change to can’ts Then you’ll see the fair turning unfair …in a lesson rare II You swim in sweet waters …and help walking suckers drink you dry When your waters run out And your difference shouts It’s there you’ll know the difference […]

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TO HADJARU

Spirit I wish to dish a dream To retake life and live to the brim And grow your soul to sell fulfillment …to your all before the call of your fall Ib It is always abnormal when a young fruit falls …from its strong tree As many a ripe ones hang Why are the cruel […]

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ADWOA FƆDWOƆ

Adwoa Fɔdwoɔ Adwoa Fɔdwoɔ de saa de saa …akɔ fam owuo bo sɛɛ bam! Ama ne mmadwoa mpaebɔ aka agu N’awareɛ anidasoɔ abutu Ne Na ahobanbɔ apaska …ama ne bayie kwaadu ɛɛdɛre buruburu te sɛ Ɔbonsamgyamu faango aka bɔne gya Amanfoɔ eebisa deɛentia dua-wui gyina nkwamu …ɛɛma dua-mono abu Yei laaa! b Adwoa Fɔdwoɔ Adwoa […]

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THE BODY SELLER

She said Kofigah rented her body for …every evening in a month …with touches and pounding and biting with kisses Atuaki rented her mouth for a week …for licking and pulling and chewing …with special bonuses for sores Before Tetteh came in with a room offer …to pray inside her every time his demons wake […]

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FUTURE GHOSTS

All those who boast with toasts …of having the most Should know, earth is a temporary host And all with breaths are future ghosts II All those who read into shreds …of knowledge’s reds Will go, when their flag bells ring III So live like a sun …rising to set Live like a rose …blooming […]

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CARRY YOUR CROSS

You can carry your cross Because you know the loss that once bossed …and tossed it out like trash …in stories told, diluted and sold …millions through billions to zillions of times Please do carry your cross II Carry your cross And leave my burdened thoughts …to do it halfway Through sympathies bought for my […]

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THE CURSE OF BEAUTY AND SKILL

Rumours act immortal flies …to follow through shallow mouths The lustful-stupored hatch horrid plans …to scratch their itches of owning …the beautiful II Dramatic display daunts in many a haunt Traps are set in multiplcity …just to grab her attention Favours act baits just as foods act deceptives …on hooks Just to own the skilled […]

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PREJUDICE

Prejudice plasters plagues …even on platinums Plucking preciousness off perfection Pushing possible proofs …into poor pits II Prejudice is like raging fires …in dry leaves A little fury is all the air it needs …to graze the land to destruction It corrupts thoughts …blinds souls …turns friends into foes And throws darkness on sunny days […]

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THE FORBIDDEN

The forbidden rides juicy bids Which drives mad the barred hard To force open its many lids And play freely in its barred yard II If you just can’t have it Then the price tag doubles Because you can’t just shake it …off your knocking thought troubles III It is like a DNA flaw the […]

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31ST TO 1ST

Panic is a comic which picks …thick volcanic eruptions of regretful magic …to hurl problematic tragics at logic So relax 31st to 1st is just an exchange of baton …between ordinary days …with pressure impositions II All the resolutions unresolved All the hopes unrestored All the dreams in screams All the aspirations with fearful expirations […]

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THE DANCE WATCH

The future keeps secrets …which births with time to create shocks …in the pleasant and or otherwise Leading this mind to struggle …to disentangle these questions II Those heads …nodding and shaking Will most soon still …to hide and cry? Those shoulders …playing ups and downs …like see-saws on a playfield Will they soon stiffen […]

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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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THE FESTIVE FEVER

The festive fever The needing needles The steaming shivers The growling giggles Nothing fetches fire on a heading head …in money’s dire lair …than the festive fever! II The dresses …which will end in messes! The jewelries …which might not taste many Junes before acting jokes! The shoes …which might scream boos in loses which […]

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CLOSER DEED

Worship the earth …before worshipping the sky For the earth gifts you a standing …before head can raise to watch the sky II A light that shines outside its zone And darkens its surroundings …surely raises eyebrows Arms whose gifts …their legs know nothing about Surely are questionable III What shame it will be …if […]

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TINTINTINITI

Show me the gate of your sense To go cleanse it’s dense lenses …to aid it see …what needs to be II Give me the keys to the mains …of your brains To join understanding veins …to your sanes To open up your mind’s gate III Because now you sound like a hound …found in […]

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TO FIGHT A RABID DOG

To fight a rabid dog …you need a sane lion With sharp claws …and canines One who rules the jungle with sense …and intimidation II To fight a rabid dog All fleshes must be iron covered Earplugs must act ammunition Chains should be ready to cuff derangement To fight a rabid dog III You know […]

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THE BEST OF OUR REST

When time stops a rest …enjoy Because it pushes our quests to their best …clearing some ills from our chests …going as far as weeding out some of our thinking pests …to give breath to our joy II A human is a farm …needing a tending …periodic weed clearing To ward off pests There are […]

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UNEQUAL

Water accepts stone Stone spits out water Sand floors them all …no matter how hard they hide That should tell you …your hard might be mad for one …but play for the other II Just as goings and comings …births and deaths …are life’s play things Your anger is someone’s joke Your paralysis is someone’s […]

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THROUGH THE ODDS

Pilots know the risk of turbulence …but still take chances of flying Captains know the viciousness of some storms …but still steer boats for days …using navigators and relying on winds Drivers know the many accidents …which whisper to deny them and others …lives …but still drive through the roads Living is a chance of […]

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WOES OF A BROKEN SEEDED MOTHER

It is hard When it dawns on you and your sky turns dark It is bad When you look and see that a difference does mark You can never park Even as the world chases you to the ends of the mad Oh woes of a broken seeded mother! II Even in acceptance struggle Pointed […]

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THE FATE CROW

The fate crow Tore and flew a con That fear creeps Traumatizing folks like crazy Tell the farmers in crew Their forces need to close II As skies turn mask for the heavens And Satan turns mark of deceptions As sorries troll more for the hells And stories trick men into dominion Tell the fate […]

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SYSTEMS THAT NEVER WORK

Imagine owning a sun that never shines …clouds that never rain …air which never blows It is like systems that never work II Imagine having a dryer which never heats A piano without a sound A guitar without strings A spoon which cannot fetch a thing They’re just like systems that never work III What […]

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THE LOVE EXPERIMENT

Sometimes when two hearts stand at a sharing junction They become an unparallel duo The more expressive …the less retaining The less expressive …the more retaining That is why hurts stay longer in the latter …in an abrupt end II They are like sand and clay Although water quickly seeps through sand Clay takes its […]

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BLAME GAMES

i. Armed robbers ii. Citizens iii. Entrepreneurs iv. Politicians v. Ghosts i Dem dey claim we be murderers! …Satan im workers! …wicked foks! …society demma bother! …trɛts? Na wetin be dat? Ha! When we be the sad football wey dey dis life field im top Ino be life every one wan live? Wetin free for […]

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THE COMMUNITY GOOSE

None asked how much the moon’s death yielded …him None asked his needs None even asked how he fared All they needed were theirs …and theirs …and theirs Adding anger to his fears …of stepping on toes …with his tired words II He was the community goose …a gander given a womb of provision …to […]

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THEY SAY THEY SAY

They say Afua Kumankomah …called on Odomankomah ..to bless Kwame Ankomah For choosing her over Adomah In front of all the people of Kromansah II They say her back barked to scare the air …and even blinded eyes …before her thanksgiving Her chest was the prized home …all hungry emotions fed from in fantasy They […]

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THEY WITHOUT PREJUDICES

Like stainless skies Every being is born without a blemish We fall from birth into ignorance …with abundance of opinions Some trashy …others great Days help us sift the good …through knowledge seeking Until we reach near perfection And are able to note that labels …are for uncouth and lazy learners II We grow …through […]

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UNDER A MESS

The elders did say Those who host our hands in their mouths Need no hit on their pates In fact, I posit that Care routes must be taken To even tickle as a giggle can mean a bite It is a mess that dresses in a curse even for the blessed II To hit a […]