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Posted by 00-Babs on March 11, 2011 in AUDIO, Fictions and Poems, GHANA · 11 Comments

Apparent flaky cornflake-like snow

Muffles the hustle and bustle of Hounslow

Pat a pony draw close and listen

Hold on now watch and wait


Hither we come, wither we go

Trained ears to the white earth

Trained eyes to the dull grey sky

Listen and watch for the faint call of

Drums advancing quickly, without respite


The sins of the west

Blood and sweat of the coloured upon

Which the economy rest

Is camouflaged by the white earth


Make a big circle; pick the middle

Bouc-emmissaire, doomed messiah

To fall in and see the future


Rise in dance with the ghosts

Of the nations assembled before you

Then rise high above them

Dancing, twirling fast, stamp your

Feet, raise your voice and cry out loud

For today, the world is soundproof

The gods will not hear you


Cry your pain Diaspora

The ghosts assembled will with you

Now watch carefully

Around your head

A mist you cannot remove

Hovering, unhampered.



Written by Oluchi

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Amazing talent …Please leave a comment ..Thanks for reading


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  1. WoW! Me likey…

  2. This is lovely. Personally as a poet, i think this deserves to be taught in schools. Thumbs up!

  3. Black oppression. Yur words are beautiful. The stanza’s! I’m gettng diff pictures from diff stanza’s. Is d poem in two parts? I don’t get. But I love d words. Each part is beautiful on its own but something shud marry them(my impression). On d whole, I likey!

  4. Wow!!!!dis is awesome…very beautiful piece!
    Needs jst a lilbit of twikin here n dere ? make it a masterpiece!
    Dis is raw talent!

  5. Talent is obvious!

  6. Nice poem.just made me rembr how much I really do miss poetry! Kip it up!

  7. Beautiful ! A little bit more practice and you’ll get there .

  8. it's kinda scary, like a kidou incantation but i like it.

  9. Niceeee! Didn’t figure yu as a poet bt I’m impressed! I c yu differently now

  10. Very nice info and right to the point. I don¡¯t know if this is truly the best place to ask but do you people have any thoughts on where to employ some professional writers? Thanks

  11. Nice one bruh

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