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WHEN LOVED ONES FALL

When loved ones fallWe are called to pain’s hallWith aching hearts painted so dullAnd disbelieving minds acting nullWith pity for selves and the otherHurting for good times lost forever We gather in shudder …to remember 2.When loved ones dieWe dread the byeBut we meet to greet the painWhile we treat death with disdain As we […]

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POETRY

GOD’S NECTAR (AN ELEGY FOR DR MRS NANA AMA POKUAA ARTHUR)

Where do sweet souls thread to be fed to death in their young?Which lyrics do songsters string in their sheds to build sorrowful songs?What mood is this which hangs a poet in numbness for this long?Why do some builders taste not the shade of their hardwork?Who chaperones the vehicle of death?I need to knowI so […]

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MOTHER OF THE GONE

Mother of the goneWho still feels the pain of the bornAs sadness toots its hornWith no hope of living till dawnThere sure is a mornSo live through your torn III know you picture earth’s heatAs it, like a disgusting glutton, your precious eatsI know you’re feeling self-blame’s beatAs it calls your living a shameful cheatI […]

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LIFE

GROWING OLDER!

I They call me the happiest man. They say I’m the definition of happiness. But they don’t know my sadness If they knew. A man who has no worries they assume Saying worriers and I are parallel lines But they don’t know my worries If they knew The man who kills both a lion and […]

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LIFE SOCIAL

WHEN SORROW ABOUNDS (OTTAVA RIMA)

When sorrow does burrow In your heart like a fierce rabbit Know its path can only be narrow It definitely will outgrow its habit When you eventually pull your arrow So think of its pit You will be the master When you become its crime buster Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2015

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THE DICTATORSHIP OF DEATH

When age married the deadly death They arranged all grown beings to the shore for their honeymoon Because death doted on his wife Now the legs of time has travelled an untraceable path He hunts the young and brings them home His wife lovingly advise age meals Carnivorous death stresses some youthful beings “I am […]

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TAKE MY HAND

Thinking of how to feed Or how to get money to buy seeds When there are no pockets talk less of money? Take my hand   Sitting in loneliness Looking on while some are held in arms and feeling the unfairness When you too have emotions at play? Take my hands   Feeling the heat […]

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HUNT DEATH

Here I stand On the very grounds we played with sand And formed a band Hand in hand   There he stands apace With sadness sitting on his face And rivers of tears flowing through his gaze As his posture looks like one in a daze   There she kneels Saying not what she feels […]