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It’s like losing a lover: Healing component by Rhoda Obi

May 13, 2017

A piece of my heart is gone Forever floating in hyperspace How many pieces can stray Before empty shell remains It’s like losing a lover Who does not want to be lost Searching in vain inside of you Hopelessly trying to give life To the memories The thing about memories They become weaker the more […]

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Everybody is looking for something: Kofi Eghan

May 6, 2017

Everybody is looking for something and I am not an exception, But what I seek is not what everybody is looking for. Life is a race but we’ve all been given our own time and distance, Only to run but at our own pace. Desire, oh my desires! My love for you grows profoundly because […]

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Home Away from Home: Random Thoughts By Kofi Eghan

May 6, 2017

Sometimes my life is like an open book. So fragile that even the winds could flip through its pages. Sometimes my life is as hard as a rock. So firm and rooted that even the waters cannot wash away. Sometimes I need some time alone. Not to be lonely, but to be alone. Sometimes I […]

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Water

April 29, 2017

Sometimes pride fills my stomach and makes my head wary of a fall My cure is thinking of my insignificance And so I go to the beach and stare at the open sea. Water has this weird way of letting us know We don’t matter Try it Dip your finger in a cup of water […]

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Your favorite music

April 21, 2017

Your favourite music Sounds better in your lover’s house Because love, like sex, is an aphrodisiac Your senses heightens when You are with the one you love.

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Dazzling Daisy: A Poem By Kofi Eghan

April 21, 2017

Dazzling daisy, One who is pretty and never naughty. Your smooth words and flattering speeches, Causes my heart to melt like a snow on a mountain on a sunny day. Dazzling daisy. If you travel so far beyond the reach of roads, And I find no ship to sail the seas. Then I will swim […]

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Before You Talk About Love: Poetry by Kofi Eghan

April 21, 2017

Before you talk about love, whether good or bad. You have to know how it feels before you do talk about it. Love is strange, sometimes it comes like a rain. Not showing forth any sign of clouds, but then it falls. Love can take away your pain, and it can take away your sorrows. […]

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This Earth will swallow Us whole

April 9, 2017

  This earth that we trample upon Is the most patient animal Out all of God’s creation It knows one day It will swallow you whole.

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Merry go round

April 2, 2017

You want to write about the happy part of family But you cannot remember happiness visiting And staying long enough To eat, Talk, Laugh and play, To infect every member Merry go round Only the amusement park.

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Anger is why you say stupid things

April 1, 2017

I wonder why Do people come together to forget The love between them That is, or once was And then loathe each other for being A shackle Leave if you want No one can stop you Staying only makes it hard Harder to leave Not being able to leave Makes you angrier Anger is why […]

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Do you believe women should also have a right to vote?

April 1, 2017

At the bar I met a woman named S. Honey-colored pupils Tiny braids on head shaved at both sides A fox, Wore ripped jeans Had really nice teeth And a perfect ass S. made a healthy conversation She likes red wine, Star, Heineken, Guinness And believes feminism is easy to understand. As easy as having […]

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The Cloth Of Death: Poetry By Kofi Eghan

March 10, 2017

Those who seek you are afraid to find you. The ones who are weary and are in pain sees you as the total end to their suffering but are afraid to embrace you. You are always the reason behind the tears of a widow for her husband and that of a sister for her lost […]

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The Hands of Time: A Poem By Kofi Eghan

February 19, 2017

To the lazy, you are either slow or fast but the hardworking man sees you just as the way you are. You do not favour the strong, neither do you stop to wait for the weak. You are just as you are, both to the fool and wise. You are the same service to both […]

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Uninvited

February 18, 2017

Love is embarrassing To watch. Honest actions show themselves thoughtlessly Shamelessly That onlookers feel uninvited. Even when lovers invite you Statements and questions Are thrown at you An outsider can tell It’s never for you to answer Because you are not in their love.

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