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THESE ARE THE CHURCHES

These are the churches …asking to be fed …while earth lies on its struggling bed II These are the churches …which promised to be sheds …when troubles wed in birthing deads See how they angrily roar …for dimes in these times III These are the churches …supposed to be fetching good gone wretches Aren’t they […]

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CONFUSION ON FIRE

Desires on fire are required in these dire times …says some churches God is aboard this coroding through a virus deadly …says some churches Let’s wait until pastors depart from their godly parts …and congregation contract horrors through their cons …and birth their scorns II It is finally happening The piety clothes being ripped off […]

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ODD VARIATION

There is one God …they say One God and one sky But I see this bright sky …even knowing a dark sky …somewhere Apparently, skies vary So do Gods also vary? II There are defeated suns …whose heat have been wrestled down by cold As the bold rains wear their spirits of snow …and transform […]

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THE REAL GOD

God is the shining smile of the sun …the tasty piety of dew God is the peaceful blanket of the dark …the very thin layer of its dawn God is the many droplets of rain …the refreshing fan of air God is breath II God is spaceful shoulders in sore sorrows God is warm hugs […]

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CARRY YOUR CROSS

You can carry your cross Because you know the loss that once bossed …and tossed it out like trash …in stories told, diluted and sold …millions through billions to zillions of times Please do carry your cross II Carry your cross And leave my burdened thoughts …to do it halfway Through sympathies bought for my […]

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BLOOD IN THOUGHT

As I sit under this shade In a pit dug by this spade Needing a chit to be a shade Will my bit in this here be made? II Let’s say I quit thinking it charade And I fit into fate’s forbade Will a hit bite in a decade And tit a tat for my […]

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MODELS

When eyes …groping in the dark See a flicker of light They follow …loving its visibility …without coercion …without force II When high minds …wallowing in unworthiness See worthy minds …revered They seek with their meekness …and learn to par This is the picture of rightness III Living worshippers are the model converts …of their […]

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THE FATE CROW

The fate crow Tore and flew a con That fear creeps Traumatizing folks like crazy Tell the farmers in crew Their forces need to close II As skies turn mask for the heavens And Satan turns mark of deceptions As sorries troll more for the hells And stories trick men into dominion Tell the fate […]

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MOCKED

Just as models take the shine of designers, Actors take the shine of writers Pretenders in pastoral clothes …are taking the shine out of your powers Don’t you see? No, ahonuabobirim, can’t you see? II I thought you were the driver And like mates …your prophets commune knowing they are just a tribune …so fear […]

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TRUE WORSHIP

Fellows finally find freedom …in feeding from fem-pots With no fear …of being tagged failures Loving their forms II It is better to show the “sins” snowing within …than wrapping it up …and tanning your outer with piety Real talent is eating from a good bowl …and licking it up in worship …caring not about […]

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CHA TO CHA

Preacher – If my mama couldn’t reach me And my papa couldn’t teach me Please don’t preach me …and turn around to act leach …to bleach my pocket into tatters Ib If you need a socket to charge your pocket …bribe me with no locket For I am a rocket which blasts such pockets If […]

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FASHION RUNWAYS

Clothes to shada so all can yada Hair to pair so it can fata Footwear to match so atanfo can shiver Makeup to fit, to look the perfect diva God’s temples have turned runways Agyawaadwo! II Whispers tiptoe within church walls And turn bold talks after with shouting balls “Did you see Awo Yaa’s duku? […]

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TOUCH NOT MY ANNOINTED

He owns diamonds in silver And claims he deserves it because of his wastage of saliva …on his make-believe podium Now he selects juicy apples to crack on his mat in hues …to mark to live above sin …as his following Johns look and join In an open revelation awaiting the original Revelations Still, the […]

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FOREVER A DEVIANT

If you lose sleep to keep a hope …of my swinging slope …from deviancy to your earth God cope Then you need a potent dope If not, you’ll forever mope Because I will forever be a deviant II Show me the cross And I’ll turn boss to use it as seat For many to carry […]

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FEAR CONVERTS

Days when fear marched many – …like cattle …into the fences of many Yahwehs …are over II Days when hell’s description …forced hearts into cuffs of religion …just as innocent people are forcefully imprisoned …are so so over III So tell me about hell And I will show you a shell of thick skin Which […]

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PRAYERS ON GODS

We are where we are Because long ago, guardian spirits went to visit the Gods …on our behalf …and came back to a locked door …with alien chants at their hunt Ib Fearing demons had besieged their people …they called on the Gods to save the people …but the people called the Gods Satan …and […]

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THE HELL FIRES OF RELIGION

There was a lamp …which was made to stamp …the moral directions of man It worked well under a ban II This lamp gained roots …after tasting negative boots And upgraded into electricity …seeking to brighten many a city …but now sells them pity …through flawed supremacentric equity III It drains, from heads, waters of […]

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GOD FOR TRIAL

You’re a God …lost in gods …now living in huge mansions …looking down on the poor II You’re a God …lost in waters …turned clouds …which only fall on roofs of the wealthy III You’re a God …lost in soil …gifting your fertility to hostile harems of cheats …shaming the good IV You’re a God […]

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PASTOWEALTHISM

It was supposed to be farm stool That every tired farmer could sit in rest It was supposed to be a river Meandering across scary deserts For tired travelers on paupering roads To quench their thirst It was supposed to be a fruited tree For all in hunger A calmer for all in anger A […]

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​THINGS FALL APART

Worship is in a sea of destruction Being torn apart by most of their sailors’ deceptions Shot by sins which once sat In front of their potent rifles Their congregants scattering For fear of lions of confusions And bugs of distrust II It seems those days are cutting their rope ties From the chariot of […]

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IF RELIGION IMBIBES PATIENCE

There is no baby born with a mark of religion There is no baby born in religious colours Man made religion So sought and still seeks routes to God Many paths can lead to a farm Where they meet, there is no ownership Why do we seek superiority in the face of tolerance? II What […]

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FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN

Odomankoma the wise Craftily hid it in all things That we may look Look and think Think and link Link and create And so it is That man created pipe The source of his urine as inspiration Well, so I think II Odomankoma the all knowing Did wisdom in all hid Thus herbalists looked Studied […]

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NOISE (CRAZY STANZAS)

To the devout Christian When the Islamic cock crows It is noise unprecedented II To the committed Muslim Sounds of claps Loud voices of prayers Stomping feet in Satanic battles Are like disco songs In their tired beds Unnecessary noise III To the African traditionalist Muslims are parodies of the alien Mohammed (SAW) Their laughable […]

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FASTISLAM

Ya Allah In hunger they pray All in a prayer say Hoping you will hear Wipe all tears Quench all fears And still stay near And I for them a prayer say II Root out all evil Terrify all terrors With every ablution And every congregation Every bow of a forehead Give them peace With […]

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ISLAM IN SMOCKY MOCKS (CRAZY STANZAS)

‘Wↄi wↄi, wↄi, wↄi wↄi!’ Islamic rules wear traditional smocks Sweating under oblivion in locks Powering croaky voices and attracting flocks Who open fem-stalls and put in stocks Hammering submission like traveling seconds of clocks They proudly say they are the cocks   II ‘Wↄi wↄi, wↄi, wↄi wↄi!’ I am sure when Islam reached […]

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WRONGED SATANIC FAMILY

Bad spirits! Call Satan! You are being made clothes Clothes of all deception and sins And you lie in the quiet? II Last night, I met a thief He pleaded his cause and named Satan As the blind possessor who led him astray And you lie in the quiet? III Three days ago, I heard […]

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IMAGES OF GOD

Let them answer me Let them make me see Let my thoughts side with thee By letting the words the Bible harbour that “We were made in the image of God” Clearer in my thoughts daft shade II Can the pious God Who is known as a sage And speaks in parables Mean we are […]

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FETISH PRIESTS

Fetish pastors possessed On Holy grounds Claim Its the work of the Christian God For none sees powder None sees tails None sees dreadlocks All we see are expensive clothes Some jewelleries Mirrored shoes And some hitting-noses-hard-perfumes Are gods now wearing the mask of God? Possession in spinning! Possession in falling! Possession in shouting! Then […]

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ALPHA AND OMEGA (CINQUAIN)

I Lord God So merciful Beyond all high thinking Rewarding the righteous with love Shalom II Lord God Shiny than brightness No eye can ever stand His sight Minds which comprehend Him go mad Father III Good God Fearful anger Which knows no appeasement And smites with a double edged sword Mighty IV Awesome His […]

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REVELATION UNKNOWN

I took a journey On a revelation sea Funny, how the waves Roll to blind me when none sees I think I sea But I see the see I think I’ve reached But I fall in Then I grope for my boat Just when I settle in, The waves come in furious And turn my […]

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DARING QUESTIONS

I Why did Christ need a place In a woman to appear And not that of a man? II Why was there no female among His disciples When He passed through The gates of femininity? III What at all did He do For women Aside tearing the veil of division? IV I’m sure he saw […]

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TO THE PREACHER WHO YEARNS

                        Thou art an earth idol Thy heart is not thine Thy soul dwelleth in the temple of Jah Like a congregation in a church Though honour and piousness do ye fortify Thy yearnings must be buried like a dead being None liveth wiith […]

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PEACE GOES DERANGED

For a mystic unknown Much hatred is shown For a mythical blessing There are many hate lessons So this one says hurtful things to that one And that one cuts the ear of this one And the brother of this one kills that one What is their aim? To please one who has never been […]

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IS RELIGION SUPPOSED TO MAKE OR BREAK?

When I was young, I remember I was a devout Christian. I prayed and prayed for others and sang so well at church. But growth came with the realisation that religion is psychology manipulated. Its main purpose is to use what is morally upright to cage the mind and subdue our animal urges (which they […]

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ALLAAAAAAAHU AKBAR

These questions I ask,

Please freeze your temper

And raise your hands to your guards

To freeze their ears

I am only talking to you and you alone

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THE ROTTEN WOOD

I was the rotten wood  Which water lifers used as food Water determined where I stood Would’ve fled if I could But I had not the power   On the water, you shouted In your fuming loudest “Do you wish to be the haunted?” He went in his slowest And you picked me up   […]

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THE SAKAWA WAHALA BY AMOAFOWAA SEFA CECILIA

  Children, these laptops you sit behind, telling lies and duping the innocent has its repercussions. There is always the threat of a dog eat dog situation. Now put off those things and listen to my story. When I went to the secondary school, my mother was a chop bar operator and my dad was […]

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THIS DEBAUCHEE

I’ll say my confession Hoping for an absolution And a subsequent redemption or salvation. I could perform an ablution If that can stop my obsession Or I could subject myself to gyration As an anointed wheel me in his direction I am in a sinful generation Correction is nothing but disruption I’ve gone from fabrication […]

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NEITHER HERE NOR THERE

I am half baked bread Not edible nor a throw away I have been tutored to call the name of the resurrected When my woes open their mouths to consume me Or call for the parents of my grandparents Who have turned gods on another planet To come to my rescue The former being alien, […]

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GO! YE ZEALOTS

Hearts must have their decisions Yours is to lay bare and not to force Religious zealots!   Heads must have their decisions Yours is to lay bare and not to cajole Education zealots!   People must decide Yours is to candidly lay bare your capabilities Political zealots!   All zealots, bow in shame A time […]

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THE WORSHIP OF MAGGGOTS

The edible maggots form from the palm nut tree They come out, wiggle and know they are free They worship their maker, promising their piousness and their love Promising their souls and bodies as they look above Then they touch the ground and eat their god   They wiggle around the home without measure Eating […]

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HAVE MENTIONED NO NAMES

The headache has become a brain tumour. Now it shows. I see, and you see Great abysmal monks in an abbot of a bush Effortfully breaking rules, adopting girls for pleasure Reeking of self-loath and awakening poignant fears In wombs and abdomens of earthly human makers All in the name of faith and selfish desires. […]

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IF ONLY

If only I could fly I would go high, high, high And never come nigh This world of agony. I sigh, Trying so hard to make my heart mine But my control seems not to be fine.   If only I could fly There are many things I will not buy. I will smile at […]

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A DAY TO SAY IT ALL?

Can I press out what is pressing me and make them straight? How? By following the path-makers and prompting when their paths are crooked? Am I assured all will be taken in good faith? Am I assured of my head on my body after I voice all out? Am I assured? So I and my […]

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A MAN, lesser gOD OR A MESSENGER?

They say He was a man They say he died for me They say He made me free By buying my sins. They say He gave me new breath They say He is there at all times They parade His pitiable self, to win my sympathy They say the the gods my ancestors worshipped are […]