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DEAR WHITEMAN

I watch her puff…in a manner so toughAnd see her desire…which did naught to retireBut her words were no bluffAs she did speak without a cough II“There are many mangoes on this life tree…you can pluckI am a huge tree which comes with a fee…one you can’t duckSo look and salivate…but don’t aim to cultivate…a […]

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THE DESPICABLE

He claims women are nothing without husbandsHe whose looks forces him to buy love…on illiteracy marketsTrapping him in the deceit of fools IIHe claims women are nothing without childrenHe whose children could be impositions…borne out of convenience of a cunningOr worst, traps of his rape entrapment…seeing as he believes every woman’s smile…is a coitus invitation […]

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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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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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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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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 […]