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WOES OF AKILAKPA

Akilakpa never regarded his Ghana …while he lived in its womb He dreamt of a land with a forever mild air conditioning …where sweat is nil For he had heard the grass is green in Ghana But in that land …the land ranges from greener to greenest II He couldn’t wait to shed his Ghanaian […]

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GEONONSENSE

A hen strays to the bush A guinea fowl gives it a push …to get out of its terrain Ib A sheep wanders to the forest An antelope causes its arrest …citing dares broken in bounds Ic A duck flies the sky An eagle swoops so low to peck it dry Claiming it stranger Id […]

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I WILL GIFT MYSELF TO A CAUCASIAN

I will gift myself to a Caucasian Than have me be the back decoration of an Afrimuffin Who left the embrace of his mother To serve at the feet of an unkind master II I will gift myself to a Caucasian I will so gift myself to a vulture looking Caucasian Than be one of […]

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UNFORTUNATE STRANGER

A leg in the cold, A leg in the warm, My arms battle to fold. I hear threats of harm As I plod on a strange land. My head is under the money charm Rendering my heart sold I yearn for a familiar arm To ease this cold But feelings of homely needs do my […]

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FROM GRACE TO GRASS

Fitted in fitting suits With shiny shoes And smooth hands On his very own land, His covetousness leads him to the shores of whiteness His dreams have always been to surpass the surpasser But now like a donkey, his calloused hands holding alien machete, His tattered clothes shredded by unfriendly thorns, His bruised face scratched […]

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ON ALIEN LANDS

Human beings with many needs I leave my town to family feeds And goes far far to alien lands Where the weather is cold with different sands And people look at me like a funny television in developed lands And all I have to my stomach feed Are some alien leaves and weird looking seeds […]