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POETRY

THIS FRESH MOTHERLESS CHILD

She is walking in the rainAnd thinking herself basking in warm sunShe is floating on the happiness of pressureTrying her best to write her testsShe is thinking of building a mansion for her mamaOnce she makes it through her hard workBut fate has uprooted that dreamAnd family have blocked her knowing IIAn accident cost her […]

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POETRY

FLUTES FOR MOTHERS

Mothers are moving miracles mirroring men to be …the sea which never dries Ib Mothers are the trees which shower life fruits Replanting generations and sustaining earth So help me sound their goodness with your flutes To show the gratefulness of your solo birth II Our bloom with doom in their body rooms Their love […]

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MOTHERING A MONSTER

Mothering monsters must make merry mournful …in memory II Mothering monsters might mock most …who moved mountains to make money …to mum those many moments III How does it feel To watch as the world Brands your beloved as unfeeling steel Armed with justifiable evidence? IV How does it feel To watch the world Rightfully […]

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POETRY

LIFE GIVERS

Mothers – …ministerial makers …nature’s natural nurturers …open-armed oracles …psyched psychologists plannedly prepared …quintessential queens …rough risks remediers …serene sirens Honourables of hearts! II Mothers – …trouble truncators …umpires of under-weathers …vines of victory …wondrous wayfarers …xylophonic-voices with xray-eyes Temples! III Mothers – …bridging bars- …of livers and leavers Caring castles – …daring daffodils …exciting […]

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ARTICLES

Why Mothers are Golden while Fathers Struggle for Bronze

A mother is someone who can never be forgotten in life. She is the first point of contact, one who agrees to make her body a home for the vulnerable to grow through nausea, fever, weakness and all the pain associated with pregnancy. She is prepared to go through the most painful ordeal to see […]

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POETRY

WHEN MAMA ARRESTED ME

When mama arrested me She did not say why All she did was form And force me to conform With each spit I thought she cleaned With every mood swing I thought she cleared With every heartbeat, I felt some love No rules for living Resided in the jail, Jail of urine You should have […]

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KIDS LIFE

WHEN MAMA ACTS MAD

When mama acts mad My mates make fun of me Asking why my mama is mad II When mama acts mad She kisses me in school And ruffles my hair III When mama acts mad She speaks in no language “dibadibamy babybobobo” And shakes her head  From side to side IV When mama acts mad […]

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DEATH

WOMBS IN TOMBS

I When a pot breaks The earth shakes Because its water pours And takes many “I’m not coming back” tours Into forever loss II The earth takes The pot which breaks The pot with arms for some lonely being The pot with a heart which must protect some hurtful being And its water which pours […]

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BLEEDING WOMBS

Nausea, Cramps, Tempers, Tears, Frustration, Hunger, Medications, Immobility, She loved through all Even through the fall     Tears For your sicknesses, Insomnia, For your well-being, Struggles For your feeding, Kneeling For your faults, More tears For your weaknesses That intense love Was in only one Of all humans, only one Your success, shouldn’t erase […]

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WHEN A HEN VANISHES

I am a lonely chicken Looking for my hen Left alone with this cock I’ll die of a spin   I’m a lonely chicken Missing the hunting of my hen I’ve searched for hours, seen others being fed And can’t find a thing   Many crow that she flew away Others chirp she’s caught and […]

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A BEAUTIFUL CARRIER

She was a good carrier And a pain reliever She is a pure lover And a life keeper She is a tower And can be a flogger She is way stronger And makes her opinion clearer She is my bearer And my corrector She is my pain sufferer My mother. Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia © 2014

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THE LOVE OF HOUSERS

I love him, I love her, I love these, I love those, I love them all who have stayed in the inner me The ugliness of a little monkey In alien eyes Is the beauty its mother sees. Bad traits changeth no motherly love Those moons of nine, Those sicknesses of the fullness of the […]

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AN EXCERPT FROM MY MAMA IS AN ANGEL

My mama is an angel My mama is an angel There can’t be any other angel In this lifey hurdle Cos she loves, loves and loves me Out of her busy schedule To set me free She’ll sit on a huge needle     When I cry she cuddles She understands when I mumble In […]

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MY MOTHER

In my dream I call an angel In my scream I need an angel I need my cream I call an angel I’m going to the stream I still need that angel My mother!   When I’m sick I need an angel I need to eat I call an angel I need to dress I […]

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MOTHERS: THIS TIME AND PROBABLY FOREVER. WHY?

They will get all the attention They will definitely get all the attention Why? Because they have inbuilt houses Which all beings are housed before entering earthly houses Sharing their blood And even their good flood For a good nine moons Without separate legs to bolt in the doom Making them swoon Even in pain […]