POETRY

The Pardon

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‘My brother . You are very lucky”, the Prision Warden said. Mwinbong dusted his clothes, as the huge gates barring the Accra Central prison were opened. The scent of freedom…

LESSONS FROM THE PAST

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Lizzy opened her eyes slowly. Her eyelids felt like a heavy load had been placed on them. She could faintly hear voices around her. She shut her eyes firmly and…

JOYFUL SORROW

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Shaky is the ground, Uncertain is tomorrow, Hope is what I found, Sometimes though narrow. Faraway is the sound, Untelling is the sorrow, But joy so profound, Now and ‘morrow.…

WEEP AFRICA

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How this earth bleeds Soaked with the blood of the innocents Who through no fault of theirs Have suffered the blades Of blood-thirsty terrorists Or are they fundamentalists? How sad…

Africa I Want

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I want To wake up to melodious chirping of birds Announcing the appearing of the African morning sun Not The fearful sounds of guns Signalling the existence of war and…