You took me to the land of ire Where there’s none called sire And made me an ire-nian And a natural believer of “Do What the Romans do When you go to Rome” I had the eyes which hatred emoted, Hands which easily smote, Mouth which spat and threw fits, Legs which stomped and […]
“What beauty! The worldly materials they fancy I must be among So I can also belong” Now I see my mistake I sold my freedom For materials I cannot take When I enter the pores of the earth I have been tied with ropes of demands Which tightens at my failure Where is […]
The pot went to fetch water It reached the river But never made it home “efie ahena na abↄ yi Hwana na ↄbἐhwἐ efie yi so? Adidie nnyἐ adedἐdἐw Nsupa wↄ he a yἐde bἐ pia?” Everyone saw how she served The pot was a pot of pot Now it is shattered and unmendable […]
I hurt I hurt thinking about haven made you my boss I hurt knowing I fought a lost cause I hurt knowing I am at a loss I hurt so much so that my heart sometimes switches to self -pause I hurt knowing all we had have been eaten by the time-moss I hurt knowing […]
Time Mime Slime Prime Sublime Crime Dime Climb Lime Trail Jail Frail Mail Wail Transition. Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014.