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Mills Fails to Hear, See, or Smell It

Wed, 30 Mar 2011 Source: Mensema, Akadu N.

Team B’s Pungent Vulgarity: Mills Fails to Hear, See, or Smell It

*By Akadu Ntiriwa Mensema, Ph. D.

“A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr. S. Okudzeto Ablakwa, has described as

mischievous, deceitful and hypocritical, Nana Akufo-Addo’s recent controversial

statement that in ten years, he would take Ghana to the ‘Promised Land’ of

transformation and industrialization” (Ghanaweb March 19, 2011).

“Mr. Kobby Acheampong in recent times has insulted and denigrated residents of

Kumasi and the countryside, by his ‘infamous ‘cocoase kurasenii’ outburst. He

again, just last week, unprovoked, has described the Nana Akufo-Addo, as an

untidy person and a fruitcake (mad man)” (Ghanaweb March 22, 2010).

“The Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Dr. Hannah Louisa

Bissiw, has lashed out at Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the New Patriotic Party

(NPP) Presidential candidate for the 2012 elections, describing him as a ‘sexy

old fool’ (Ghanaweb, March 23, 2011).

Our rupturing President Mills

Coming apart at the seams

Atta Mess-iah Mills

Bearing JJ’s pet names

Ah! With pride of place

Simpa Mills

Snail Mills

Konongo Mills

Mortuary Mills

Who born dog Mills

Mills’ infrastructure of Team B

His TRINITYof incompetence

Of TRIBALISMS

Of TRIVIALITIES

Of TRIFLING

The ASOMDWEHENE

Shepherding rabid foot-soldiers

Sheltering political buffoons

Dr Honey Bissiw, the Dr of lice

Kobby Acheampong, the liar

Okudzeto Ablakwa, the liar

President Mills

Yes who is that

Do you know me

No! Who is that

You don’t know me

Your name please

Oh! Special Team B

Who appointed you

Oh! Sir, Prof. Awonoor

Ah I see Volta boys

Are you Stan Dogbe

No, Sir you got it wrong

But Team B alright

Right! Just Team B, Sir

And what’s your name

I am just one of us

You mean one of them

One of the doctors

Yes, Dr. Tony Aidoo

The master of insults

Oh yes Dr. Bissiw

The Cuban Doctor

She who milks lice

We worship visionless Heroes

Mills’ patented incompetence

Of harboring the uncouth

Of harboring political pigs

Of foul pigs that like mud

Mills is mudslinging rewards

Of rewarding liars

Of rewarding goons

Of rewarding rascals

Of rewarding buffoons

Of rewarding mediocrity

Of rewarding divisiveness

Of rewarding Drs who milk lice

Mills’ incompetence

Showcases like a petal

Petal-ed by his Ministers

Pigs in the mud of politics

Empowering dirt, filth

Empowering rudeness

Hooting at Mills’ damp sun

Snail’s sun that dries up hope

Mills is watershed-ing them

Harboring uncouth boys/girls

Simpa Atta Mills can’t see

Snail Atta Mills can’t hear

His Keta School Boys

But the VOTERS can see

See NDC’s lunatic poise

Of Hannah Bissiw

Of Okudzeto Ablakwa

Of Kobby Acheampong

Of Tony Aidoo

Of Fifi Kwettey

Of Ama Benyiwa Doe

But the voters can hear

Murmurings of lunatics

But the voters can smell out

NDC’s stench lunatic grace

Dialogue of heretics

Of fraudulent truth

Of visceral disrespect

Of spasms of bigotry

Of panorama of recklessness

The endemic plague of the NDC

Of uncouth Ministers

Of Rabid footsoldiers

Mills’ toxins unleashed on us

*Akadu N. Mensema, Ph. D., is a nationalist Denkyira beauty. She is a trained

oral historian cum sociologist and Professor in the USA. She lives in

Pennsylvania with her great mentor and teaches Africa-area studies at a college

in Maryland. In her pastime, she writes what critics have called “populist

hyperbolic, satirical” poetry. She can be reached at akadumensema@yahoo.com

Columnist: Mensema, Akadu N.