That’s not my name

In Ghana, I go by many names.

I am Sister, a friendly term.
I am Yevu, foreigner, white person, “trickster dog”.
I am White Lady.
I am Abra, Tuesday-born, my day name.
I am Obruni, foreigner, white person.
I am My Friend.
I am Madame, car je ressemble les françaises, non?
I am Darling, at least to Sylvia.

But rarely ever am I Becky.

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