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ABENA-KWABENA’S LAST LAUGH

Just as cocks never fail to crow at dawnAbena-Kwabena’s presence was always accompanied by ridiculeAnd fingers were happy to be seen pointingAs deafening rumours talked loudly…through heels of pleasureWhy?Because Abena-Kwabena was the oldest spinster in AmankroOne who men have thrown their tin atNever ever to be proposed to IIHer dresses were criticised as oddHer hair […]

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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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AFTER SHE KILLED HERSELF

She built an iron fence with jealousy In her loving fallacy She grew her beast with ecstacy To chase all potential rivals Her fearsomeness always trended to scare Filling the barrel of her husband’s hatred Even so, that horse was only driven to tame in days’ faces His pleasure whip got satisfied …every other night […]

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SILLY SAGE

Love is the string Stuck is the ring Patience is the king And listening is the ding Ding dong ding dong ding dong ding II Anger makes a fling Partners make a sling Trust is the wing And helps for love to sing Ding dong ding dong ding dong ding III Ding dong ding dong […]

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BARRING MY HEART.

I am opening the gates of my heart Look, look at it carefully I know you see its flaws You see its uglies You see its blood forcing to pump You see its scars You see its tears like abandoned rains pushed from the sky But it is all to come clean If you look […]

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AFTER “I DO”

After “I do” Pleasures turn responsibilities Love becomes a lazy worker And reality shows its full self II After “I do” Carelessness sits like a new born child Magic of dazzles wanes As metaphorically blinded eyes are made clearer  III After “I do” Laughables become irritants As temper holds spears In feminine and masculine oppositions […]

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THE SEX FACTOR

  Franklin sits up, makes to watch television, can’t concentrate, puts it off and looks intently at the sleeping irritating goddess lying by his side. What at all is he going to do? He could stay with this girl and forget about fun and excitement but can certainly not promise he’ll have no regrets. He […]

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NIGHTS WITH FRIGHTS

When darkness folds its arms around the earth And many living things rest fearing no death Goosebumps from beneath this skin cry Wishing you are nigh   When the owls take charge And the bats seek charge These eyes which must close tight Wander and know that your presence will do right   So which […]

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MR. and MRS.

He says she is a woman of substance He says she is God fearing He says she is beautiful He says she is honest He said everything looks good And he hopes for all to static remain   She says he is God fearing She says he is honest She says he is all she […]

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I NO GO MARRY MAN

Ebe 2014 I no go marry man. I no go marry man De reason be say, I no no wetin e fit do for me. 2014 man want woman wey have im job wey pay well well, Sotaay she go fit buy im own tins. Dem dey want person wey dem go fit cheat well […]

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SHUSH!

I love the trees I love the air But I am so scared I am so so scared That I would be tied to a strong tree On a windy day being whipped by the branches of the trees As a mob of lovers turned haters chant in agreement I love the sun I love […]

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MY DILEMMA

Mama, I don’t know what I want When I crave for fish, I think of marrying a fisherman Who will bring me many fresh fishes from the cleanest oceans When I crave for fresh vegetables, I think of marrying a farmer Who will bring me many fresh vegetables from his farm When I am tired, […]

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BRIDE PRICE; WORTHY OR DEFECTIVE?

I seriously do not have a clue as to what grooms buy when they are getting married. Do they pay for washer women or cooks? I have thought about this for a long time and I’ve come to the conclusion that marriages in Africa can never give voices to women. If I am to pay […]