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PLIGHT OF THE BARREN 2

Eno Sekyere sits on a stool in front of her roomIn the compound house whose very foundationAre watching her with its hind eyesWaiting for a mistake to slap her IIAkuaba, her co-tenant’s daughterAnd Mamle, a neighbour’s daughterAre entangled in a brutal fightBy a coal potSo Eno swoops in like a separating SamaritanTearing them off eachotherBefore […]