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SHEABUTTER AND SALT

Him/He/His= SheabutterHer/She = Salt Once upon a timeIn a river heated by the sunSheabutter oiled its surfaceWhile salt tormented tongues and eyes…of the river fishes IIThough they disliked him,The fishes hated her for her stingsAnd complained to him about how She was tormenting themHe called on the Unseen She to stop hurting the fishesAs she […]

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IF GOATS WERE ELEPHANTS

The creator wove his world Like Kwaku Ananse weaves his web Carefully Giving unto each gifts to fend I can’t fathom the choas in chimes If goats were elephants Can you? II From the hair of the sky To the toes of the earth Everything in and without Would shiver and hover At the visit […]