Duku Akwasi Odwaa Boffour

Rookie - 70 Points (12 June 1985 / Nkawie)

The Past And Now - Poem by Duku Akwasi Odwaa Boffour

We have lived a life
Of bloom in the past
What binds us together
Is our hope of everlasting life
We have shared the most basic thing in life
From the sponge to the common towel
And from soap to toothpaste
We have done what we are known for-
Witnessing on the street, houses and villages
We have eaten what we like best-
Coconut and roasted maize
Nothing did put us apart
Not even a contagious diseases
Even in those days we slept on the same bed
When you were troubled I did understand
Two happy moments in your life
I was not there but you did understand
I know our differences-
You are tall and I'm short
You're married with a child and I'm yet to
But we still cling on as never before


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedicated my Best Friend

Comments about The Past And Now by Duku Akwasi Odwaa Boffour

  • Rookie - 70 Points Hunter Hunters (6/8/2014 10:56:00 AM)

    Eliza, thanks for the correction. I appreciate ur comment a lot (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,949 Points Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (4/13/2013 3:11:00 PM)

    Nice images expressed here. Just a few things: we have lived... we have shared...we have eaten or have been eating... Thanks for sharing and asking for response. Keep on posting. It is a delight to read your entries. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 25 Points Mohammed Al-balushi (4/7/2013 12:28:00 AM)

    so sweet n well write dear (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 8, 2014


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