Today

what defines the social order
the bar keeps getting taller
the masses seek validation
so their every perspiration
is channelled into making
primus inter pares
the eye sees whats placed before it
the mind is the centre of your marvel universe
its power is suppressed by a thousand lucifers
if harnessed properly it can be used to defend
the integrity of this race, which has already been defaced
but who i am to say
I’m just a young boy confused
by how the world moves
who controls the axes, and who censors whats in the news
who killed Saddam Hussain, the UN or George bush
is Bin laden dead, or a mountain he overlooks
too real stories are heard least
in a world where innocent children are thirsty
the sins of our father live to haunts us
churches, schools, Bars line the streets of Accra
young girls continuously bow to the feet of a star
failing to recognise how high they are
i seek to awaken critical thinking
not sexual feeling

tuff assassin

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7 thoughts on “Today

  1. I suppose poetry really is meant to be a cipher…and it’s no surprise that it’s difficult to fully understand the thoughts of a poet.
    I see so many turns, I’m not even sure what the poem is about. So do me a favour, and tell me, from the perspective of the poet, how many subjects you yourself see in what you wrote.

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    1. thank you very much for your question and comment. mostly i don’t explain what i write, because i believe everyone has a different interpretation of what they see.
      Today is mainly about my dissatisfaction with what i see Toady. from the social order which i cant and don’t try to understand to the political world which sickens me. i just seek to awake critical thinking in this world where it seems the use of the mind is not needed a lot. i don’t want to impose my views on you. i just hope you are able to get something useful from it
      thank you very much Ivana

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  2. I came across your blog through WordPress and the lines:

    “the mind is the centre of your marvel universe
    its power is suppressed by a thousand lucifers
    if harnessed properly it can be used to defend
    the integrity of this race, which has already been defaced”

    really made me think of the islands where I live now. I really enjoy your writing and hope you don’t mind that I posted a link to your blog.

    -Merirei

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