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TO YOUR MAMA AND YOU

Never in my dreams and thoughtDid I think I’d meet someone and be caught…in the dilemma of a soul looking opposite my single lifeNursing thoughts of being a wifeUntil I met you…all thanks to your mother IISo I celebrate she who gave you lifeWatering you with care to ease my strifeI celebrate she who bore […]

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EX’S CONUNDRUM

He seesHe sees how smitten I am by youAnd asksAnd asks how you charmed an untamed like meI wish there are words in dignified portion…ready to fit his answer IIThe way you lookThe way you look at me like a treasure needing unblinking…lest a lurking thief snatches IIbThe way you followThe way you follow me […]

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WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? (Adult Poetry 18+)

Water falls into a hollow…to create waterfalls for all to followI’m the hollow needing your fallYou’re the water that gets my callWhat are you waiting for? III need you to wash me dirty in your sweatWhipping me up to a fretI need you to kiss me hard to a swellI won’t mind giving out a […]

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MOTHER OF THE GONE

Mother of the goneWho still feels the pain of the bornAs sadness toots its hornWith no hope of living till dawnThere sure is a mornSo live through your torn III know you picture earth’s heatAs it, like a disgusting glutton, your precious eatsI know you’re feeling self-blame’s beatAs it calls your living a shameful cheatI […]

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HOW TO MAKE THIS MOMENT LAST

How can I make this moment last foreverGranted you’re melting my fears…into golden cheersAnd building in me a fountain of happy tearsTell me how to make this moment last forever? IINow your name washes off past regretsAnd helps me forget all the messy frets …with their foundational hurtsSteering my heart to cheers like a happy […]

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THIS IS THE GHANA I LOVE

The Ghana I love is this Ghana…which is like the still watersHolding peace like an armourEven when hearts flip to compete for positions high IIThis is the Ghana I loveThis GhanaLike a hen feeding its chicks…learning to choose the best from the restSending warnings to aspirants …about their knowledge growing …from the gutters they undermine […]

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THESE BUTTERFLIES

There are feelings which can’t be hiddenTheir presence call for hearts to do their biddenAnd force chariots of fantasies to on them be riddenSuch are the butterflies you give forcing me to dare the forbidden IIWhen I think of your homecomingMy abdomen feels like water boiling on fireIt shamelessly acts cunningTo wake my desireForcing my […]

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YOUR LOVE AND YOUR WAY

Amidst the chaos of wars on foodAnd the fragrance of hearts of the goodYour love stoodAs your mother did brood on the could through your would…beI’m certain your love will see the golden end III saw your smilesPromising uncountable milesI saw your holdKilling off coldI heard what you were told…and the strength which made you […]

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COBRA AND THE CAT

Once upon a timeCobra, whose leg was as long as its body…was the king of the jungleIt traveled in between human kingdom and the jungleAnd was accorded all the respect there wasUntil it set eyes on cat…being petted and pampered IICobra took in the sight…and constantly called cat weakAlways taunting and hating on itThis angered […]

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LOVE WITH YOU

Love is your alluring aura…and your turn-on temper IILove is your measured possessiveness…to my wild intentions IIILove is you and I…in a sweet nothing conversationSpending time like we are immortals…wealthy enough to afford it IVLove is your leisured talks…digging my pleasured thoughtsAnd stamping treasured memories…on an uneraseable past VLove is your ssshh…to my ashhhYour haha…to […]

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REAL WEALTH’S WORTH

Our lives are our wealthWe spend in seconds,…minutes…hours…days…months…and years as our life’s real currenciesThe biggest currency is a yearSo be sure to buy something worthwhile…every year of your life IIYou can buy materialistic thingsBut those are not wealth to lastBuy goodness to sell impactBuy greatness to sell examplesBuy happiness to sell laughterBuy content to sell […]

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A TALE OF THE CONCEITED PIG

Once upon a timePig was the fairest animal in the jungleIts pink skin shone through the cloudsAnd its huge mouth dazzled many IIDue to its beautyPig lived a powered lifeNone could speak directly to him…lest he spat on themNone could look directly in his eyes…unless the fellow hungered for slapsPig turn himself into the king…whose […]

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CTFERRDVIGSELZNQPDOXS RGWUTIHJTKLH DOBYIEKANQWECVFHSIZXTEAS (Puzzle Poetry)

A hen goes food searching with its chicksFor every two rubbish it sweeps…it finds a grainUnpuzzle this puzzle using its tune I.Abscdeefeghkijs klamnnopd qrsstnuvewxayzkbas cbsdcoedrfetgfehgd ihsjitkjukjflkfmlsNmbonepotqpwrqesretsn utbvuewvrxwtyxhzya zaaganhbd icbjdokealfksmytneUohvpiwqdxriysnztg zyhxwevuatsrrqtpos nmilkn jihhgufesdctbalacebds egofhf ikhjlamornpmQshrteuwavxpwyizynxwg yshmgoazptnehbs ciioun vphjdoekrqwrxrilfd ayhbzocuadvrewdfxsGmuhnniotjpikql lrastluvl wxfzyeyzlxwt amugssbnehtd, cociuodpnjvfequkwsfrelxd ytaojnefd ahaovbwquvpsnoehbd II.Stwzuhvwanot cdtbehgle rqbpookjtvuh mnfgbeacldft ihtomhpsesby abscdaeft ghoijn klmnooppQrtstouvpwxpyzlzyexwd vuotsn rqspoenma lkojif […]

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LETTING GO

In this heat of memoriesWhere many a past monsters now model sorriesI look up to the future unknownAnd look back at the hurts I still mournBefore looking into the eyes of regretsI see the burning fretsAnd forget the foeSo I’m thinking of letting go IICarrying hurts are burdens set to stifle my growth…I knowA hating […]

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A GREAT JOURNEY

In a beautiful journey…with a grateful heartHappiness is a vehicleLove is its steeringGrowth is the roadFulfillment is its seatI’m on a great journey IIThe sky is pregnant with promises of greatnessThe land applauds with pleas to feed change…in exchange for peace…and harmony to protect itselfEvery bit is a noted additionI’m on a great journey IIIWords […]

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SELF SHOOTING

Amankwah Abrokoto was a fine manWhose man thing knew every pleasure hole…under all skirts in Djokoto Province He earned this bragging rights before turning thirtyAnd made it a point to be the lifelong champion…of the waist game in the whole of Djokoto IIEvery woman in Djokoto knew he wields a long gunAnd his shots garnered […]

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KEYS TO HEARTS

Every body has a key to their heartsSome hearts are opened through sympathySome hearts are opened by kindnessSome hearts are opened through crueltySome hearts are opened with moneySome hearts are opened through companionshipSome hearts are opened through travelingSome hearts are opened through jealousySome hearts are opened with mentorshipSome hearts are opened by just a smileSome […]

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WATCHING YOU LOVE ME

There is a beauty in seeing ice thaw…fresh from a hardworking freezerThat’s how I feelWatching you love me IIYour charm might be in you walking through the rainEven in your fear of thundersTo get me food I crave IIbYour charm may be from your smiles at my wordsEven when they’re soft, loud…or harsh IIcYour charm […]

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2020

This is the yearThe year we’ve seen dawn parading naked at noonAnd morn parading nude at nightIn months whose days shrunk into hours…longer than years IIThis is the yearThe year anxieties dance seductively …in videos of fear on our minds’ screensAs the unknown horn uncertainties…in our thinking caps IIIThis is the yearThe year which erases […]

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MATE IN MY CHAMBER

Two different souls who sleep togetherFrom different habitatsMark the true sense of a miracleSo you’re like my soulMy Ɔkra AbenaYou mate in my chamber IIYour comfort in my presenceYou acting guard in my restYour soothing voice in my sadnessYour daily calls to water my wellbeingAll add up to the miracle you areYou mate in my […]

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THE HURTING PUZZLE

You cunning hcterw!You angry kcirp!You swiny retsnom!You worn out gip!You cut her esoolNow she’ll suck you yrd IIYou used her emitAnd flogged to lock her secnahcYou blocked her kculAfter breaking her sesnefedYou swiped her naelcAnd made her naelParading her like a ekojIn front of an amused ecneiduaYou now have stugTo crawl back to reh?I’m enjoying […]

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CARE TO BREAK NOT

In this momentWhere you live so succulentEyes are forcing hands to hide their ringsHearts are forcing heads to pull their stringsLove is parcelling lust to race your haveBut know…pulling yourself together is best…so as not to pull another asunder IIEveryone is greedy to have a love to cherishEveryone is needy to own a loving journey […]

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IN YOUR EYES

In your eyesSighs turn to wave their goodbyesAs a couch awaits in a home I see deep within…with laps ready for my head…and hands ready to lovingly tap me to sleep IIIn your eyesLies I tell myself die with their ugly criesAs a cold bed beckons my warm bodyA smile without hidden qualmsA balm for […]

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WHAT IF YOU MISSED IT?

Sleep of ignoranceHave seen many wake up…after blessed rainsMissing the favour of harvesting waterAnd saddled with mud from the ground of regretsPlease you, look and grab…before it’s too late IIYou complain of the drain and strain…of lonelinessWhen your neck is stiff from looking in just one directionWhat if your fate sits behind you…as you drill […]

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THE LOVER I WANT TO BE

I don’t want to be your weaknessNeither do I want to be your meeknessI want to be the strength you use…to counter all abuseI want to be the guts you get…to fly your success jetI want to be that light in your dark…to help you make your markI want to be the energy you get […]

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THE UNTHINKING WISHMASTER (A Fantasy Poem)

There is chaos in heavenAn earthling who is monstrously driven…is in a perplexing sickness hiddenHer soul wandering in the desert of the desertedAs she prays naked…taunting God to dare watch what He created at factory settingsGod Himself orders four giant angels to guard and guide her…till she fights fair in life IIThe struggling soul seeks […]

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NSAKO’S EGO

/Kojo Nsako lived like an angry king in his houseAlways tormenting his spouseAsking her to leave his houseIf she felt like a mouse in place of his spouseMaame Adobea bore it allAnd lived humbly through many a roaring call //He did as he pleased and cheatedHe shouted as he wanted and defeated…herMany were those who […]

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A DIFFERENT KIND OF LOVE

See …he loves differently Raining dew to sew warmth …in my cracks II See …he loves differently …giving me space to trace my aces Making his valid cases in my accepting paces III See …he loves differently He craves my arms and trusts their strength …and loves my chest as a treasured pillow IV See […]

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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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GOD’S INSTITUTION

Once, A man strayed like a cat …into a pleasure realm unmeant for him Leaving his realm of gold a scattered mess Rains of sadness met her beauty But many a higher mind met …and called on his realm to forgive the mess And she complied II Twice, The same man strayed to eat in […]

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TOO TIRING

I’ve waited on you for a decade Hoping for stability Praying for the station in your love nation But you keep switching off and on Making me stuck in your mud …and never moving on I need you to please stop now …this play of here and there II Please don’t act like waves …courting […]

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UNDER THE SOKOTO BRIDGE

“I’ll meet you under the Sokoto Bridge Through the Akuase Ridge Bearing a love letter carefully typed by an honoured cartridge You need to be there if you don’t want to think me in a fridge II I hold the ails of my heart …in the cave of my hat Ready to turn your cuddling […]

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POLITICAL CHAOTICAS

We were here …in peace Before some chiefs schemed to lose power …by gaining it in dubious excesses We were here Before politics toppled chieftains like a young warrior beating the old to a pulp The peace had been breached for despair to leech us dry to painfully teach Wars of emotions and physicals apexed […]

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BEFORE YOUR SUN SETS

Before your sun sets Be sure to be in lust and in love Be sure to bite the dust and be, in tempers, above II Before your sun sets Be sure to be a sore and be a cure Oh be a bore and a fun III Before your sun sets Be sure to burn […]

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A FINER GENTLEMAN

I housed the cage of my rage in my image My tears climbing a mountain …and pouring in and out of an internal fountain Making my smiles painful even on an eventful stage Until you walked in II Never knew I would see me In a blessed be Footwear put on my legs by hands […]

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PITIABLE PERSONS

Those born with silver spoons in their mouths Mostly have heated knives stuck in their asses Making it difficult for them to breathe But the shine also ban them from crying Creating fountains of tears in their hearts Fountains of tears which contaminate with years Turning bitterness into bullying …and looking down on others II […]

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LIFE’S LENSES

A. People B. Poses C. Photographers D. Angles E. Stance * A are like B You see the sides they show you There are no lenses to capture all sides You can stand on the mount of their pates But never capture the full circle of their fate Because a step from a side can […]

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AMEN

/ Wimpers and whispers! Willingness and workings! Warmth and wetness! Wraps and wriggles! Worshipping of wishes! // Electrical energy efficiency! Exceptional experience enforced! Emotional engagement elemented! Endless encore emerald! Endorsement enabled! /// Lashes like lustre lifters …locking lipsy-hips like lagered ladyfishes! Lust like lucky lamps …lighted like listed lanes Libido on lubricated lɔgɔzɔ! //// Loss […]

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YOU FOR YOU

You, You’re as immature as you’re whiny You, You’re a neat freak as you’re insecure You, You feel like a servant …guarding a treasure of kings But do know I chose you, and will stick with you Through to the end II Because there’s no treasure which wants to adorn …one with many other treasures […]

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AKORKOR’S UPCOMING WEDDING

Akorkor always fantasized about her wedding Wanting it exciting Wanting it romantic Wishing it big with a cake gigantic But now Corono pushes her on her knees with need …to shrink it into a social distance party of twenty five II Coming from a big family Where her mother’s family tree in close proximity …can […]

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THE SONG OF YOUR HEART

You walked in on a Wednesday …like a win And had your body toured thoroughly on a Thursday like a triumph You had many fry on a Friday …to gift their tongues the feelings of your welcome Elders sat on a Saturday …to sift through names of saints The sun sang loudly on a Sunday […]

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KƆAƐNKURƆ

Mede kɛntɛn adi ɔbɔmɔfoɔ tintin gramoo bi akyi …agye ngyegyesoɔ ne nsɛmbɔ De anidaso abɔ kahyire De adwenkɛseɛ agye bɔhyɛ adi sɛ …ne tuo tintin keseɛ a ɛbram n’abatiriso no Bɛtumi ato akum mmoadoma bebree b Yɛkɔduru kwaebretuo mu Na abrantikwaa nkɔto ne tuo nkum aboa a Sɛɛ etuo yi mu da mpan …emu nni […]

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BEINGS NOW SHADOWS

I stand here and look back Thinking of you who in my history are stuck Those of you who couldn’t, with me, this present formula crack And I get a love-loathe feelings about my luck II I remember the mosquitoes who listened in on our dreams I remember the fears which chased us and our […]

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BIRD OF MY EX

A. Ex B. Tickiling C. Kissing D. Caressing E. Fucking F. Smooching G. Body H. Sex Hb. Fuck J. Lovemaking K. Hard L. Gently M. Fast N. Slowly O. Multi-tasking P. Waking Q. Mortar R. Poundings S. Loses his fire T. In two minutes U. Frustration V. Loves W. Cherishes X. Spontaneity Y. Satisfaction Z. […]

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NO

You built a furnace with your deceit …and lighted it hottest with your lies You pushed me hard …into it …with your disrespect And locked it firmly with your abuse Your cheating fanned to fuel its burns …and your cheeky smiles added more coals to keep it flaming If a Samaritan has broken those hot […]

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REMINISCENCES

Too much time on hands rhymes mimes of crimes committed …by unfortunacy As humans room …and viruses rule I’m left in this huge bed …thinking about your fate and the state of your remains And shedding unseen tears …to frowning faces of the dark Angel of mine turned shrine in my heart …are you well […]

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FLOWERY

Perfect suns Perfect air Perfect showers Heart farms right II Fulfilling times Infectious laughters Amazing rest Heart works well III Beautiful storms Challenging hurdles Extraordinary wins Heart loves right IV Because you found me a land …and had me replanted You found me suns …and you built me a shade You called rains for me […]

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WITH YOUR EYES

With your eyes …you undressed the stress …and carresed my mess …to bless me until I healed from distress …and turned a blessing II With your eyes You massaged my heart …with a message from a genuine heart …that intrigued me Reversing my hunt to park at your gate …in a submission that broke a […]

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TENDER HEARTS

Leave lies low …to lift love to live …to learn and look and lock and light …losts in leaping laughter II Mend the most of mistakes …to make the mirage of marks …of monsters miss merries of mockeries …of mental molestations III Naked nauseas need new nuts Naughty nostrils need nodding noodles Night’s nearness never […]

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A GREAT SHADOW

You possess a priestess …that makes you a god A god none must see …but all must feel So stay …stay in the shadows of myths II You can’t want more when you have it all Parts of you knowing parts of me …even I don’t know Parts of us playing parts …our eyes can […]