Bilateral Love Affair
on August 19, 2022
I love my country. But America Courts me — the man with everything. I love my country: Dark, Black, Gold Yellow teeth & a hunger for me: My country with its abundant rains That loves us to death. I love my country. But America Is big everywhere: Texas. McDonald's. Starbucks. America Sephora, Walmart, IKEA, The House, White America is what every girl should want I love my country it makes me sick & America gets the vaccines first. Also the death first. America is always first & who does not want the number one man. My country is on stipends from America & My country says we are almost America & I love my country. & America Is soon my country. & here's America, After luring me, calling the next day That he's married & so why not Just love my country
Afua Awo Twumwa is an accountant, a writer and has a keen interest in the performing arts. Her works have appeared or are forthcoming in Agbowó, Tampered Press, Kalahari Review, AFREADA and some anthologies. Find her on all socials @awotwumwa.