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afriku, haiku and Senryui from Ghana by Adjei Agyei-Baah

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“A new voice in haiku, hailing from Ghana and a leader in the growing haiku movement of Afriku, Adjei Agyei-Baah enriches our world in demonstrating an accomplished sense of this brief poetic form. Often, animal, human and natural forms relate intimately in a fluid and organic sociality which belies the term “personification.” These works reveal a poet’s passion for his world and culture, without compromise — I highly recommend this book!” — Richard Gilbert

roasting sun
an egret’s measured steps
in buffalo shadow

owia branee
nantwinoma tutu nanamɔn
wɔ nantwie sunsum mu

     dark moon
     the shriek of an owl
     unsettles a dream

     osram a ahinta
     ɔpatuo bi nteamu maa me bɔɔ
     pitiri wɔ daeɛ mu

          this lunchtime
          more protein in my beans —
          weevils

          awia ɛdidie
          ahocden mmorosoɔ me nya —
          atedua mu mmoa

ISBN: 978-1-936848-68-3
Pages: 104
Size: 4.25" x 6.5"
Binding: perfect softbound

This reprinted edition may vary slightly in format, but contains all the content of the original Red Moon Press edition.

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