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POETRY

RIGHT IN FRONT

Some say we walk from the back…before getting to the frontBut we have seen women as shadows…for far too long III can jubilate us as mates of conductorsBut won’t go overboardBecause until a capable she gets into the driver’s seat…and deliversNothing changesUsing them as baits for a harvest of votes…is an affront in realistic thoughts […]

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POETRY

THE CROWN OF RAPE

Rape scraped the dignity of Yaaba And crowned Akowia King in Kokoraba Because the elders claimed succulent fruits must cover themselves …to stop passersby from easy plucking Agyawaadwo! II She was like a breath of fresh air Her smooth black skin always shining like dawn of dark She was like a confident lioness …fierce, sassy, […]

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SHORT STORIES

A BLESSING IN DISGUISE (Corona Series, Episode 2)

Ayoko sits at the far end of Mercy’s sofa, cross-legged, her right hand in a fist supporting her jaw, sighing. Mercy asks what is wrong with her. I’m very worried. My goods might get destroyed. You know some of these footwears can peel off when the heat becomes unbearable. They cost me so much and […]

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POETRY

I WORRY FOR HER

He told me He told me she pushed him down a cliff He did tell me He did tell me she squashed all his hopes …and rendered him homeless in his own home Throwing out his soul …and shattering his spirit Always leaving him an empty barrel …deserted by all he held dear So he […]

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POETRY

GIVE ME CUSTODY! GIVE ME CUSTODY!

You were raised a lazy god of the home – …your hands to never touch a diaper …your laps to never host a child …your ears to never stand a cry …your palms to never knead dough Yet you stand in front of a judge …after collapsing your home …to scream GIVE ME CUSTODY! GIVE […]