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POETRY

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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POETRY

​HONOUR THIS PRAYER

You know the spine of every palm frond Holds it firmly  Even in the slaps and blows of the wind You know a seed holds the future of its fruit You know divinations of norms Twist paths of stories I am on this drive which the winds of life turn Abrempong mu Obrempong Lead my […]

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POETRY

A SOLEMN PRAYER (MONORHYME)

Sire Now the situation is dire Grant my desire And all the pride for you I will acquire Even as I walk through this fire I do know enemies, for me, this pain hire I know there awaits a mire And the beatings of struggling wire For they never tire Sire All they pump are […]

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POETRY

THIS PRAYER

I want to be like the tree Planted beside the Okuafuom well So I will  never lack as I stand guard And will never have to be cut down “Ahunuabobirim”, please be my planter II I need to be like a pious lamb Kept in the house of sinful innocence Serving all scrupulous like a […]

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POETRY

PIPING PLEA

We on your highest port Do your mighty pardon seek We, like mere goods to board Pray you strengthen our bones so weak II We, who are your fingers’ mould Seek your mighty hand to hold We, so lost, like some foolish sheep Do call on your merciful powerful guide III We hide When we […]

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RELIGIOUS

A PRAYER FROM MY HEART

I Lord Great thanks I give To you II God Your words I believe Are true III Almighty My life I know You own IV God I act bored But you know My heart V Lord My sins You know I loathe VI Sweet God My fears You know Are pure VII Oh Lord Save […]

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PEACE

SLEEPING PRAYER

Sleep angel Guide this star Who shines bright But is fragile II Protect this soul From fearful screams And let it meet All in divine III Sleepy angel Lead straight Through the contours Of sleep IV Place peace Close and seize Fright Till day opens its doors Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

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A PRAYER

I am on my knees Begging for peace In the midst of the fangs of the bees Are many who’ve no fees To pay to the bees Because they touched not their honey   I am on my knees Like the perpetually kneeling tortoise, for me The river that flew through me Gathers in beauty […]

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MAKE ME INVISIBLE

Please cover me with the cloth, Cover me with the cloth that will make me invisible to disdain Invisible to pain, Invisble to faces of hypocrisy plain, Invisible to the likes of Cain Invisible to those who love feign Invisible to those who insane thoughts daily gain, Invisible to those who abuse rain Invisible to […]

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OUR PRAYER

We sleep Like sheep tired and satisfied after grazing We keep All annoyances and disappointments at bay without bracing Only you can relieve this pain and keep us from dreamy weeps Nursing our wounds and keeping us cool and refreshing for the morning So in your bosom, do us keep While your angels do our […]