101_7083Before the white man came
This was your city all right but today you say you are a city dweller
Take your city and it’s opulences
For I do not want any of them
I get everything in my village
The village you dread to visit, I do not dread where I was born

Doing that will mean questioning the Supreme one
I do not have the balls for that. I love my village be it pleasant or not
I wish not to live in New York, London or Paris neither does Accra, Kumasi nor Takoradi entice me
In my village I have my beautiful farm and stream where I get all my produce and perfect my new antics respectively

But because I have an oversized abdomen they say I am a victim of ‘kwashiorkor’
Others who come to the village spew more nonsense about me
But in my village I am content, free and loved

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Michael Eli Dokosi is a journalist and a formidable writer with a decade's experience. He is a blogger as well who currently owns and manages the news portal www.blakkpepper.com. The site is a wholesome news platform with entertainment, political, general, sports, negroid and foreign news offerings with the tagline 'More than Straight News' because of its alternate take on issues. The blakkpepper name emerged because the site is Afrocentric and hot. The Managing Editor can be reached via cell line (+233) 0249907425 & (+233) 0262907425 and via email blakkpeppergh@gmail.com for adverts, enquiries and news coverage invites.