Yusuf Adamu

Rookie (March 9,1968 / Katsina City, Northern Nigeria)

Biography of Yusuf Adamu

Yusuf Adamu poet

I was born 40 years ago and have earned a Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degree in Geography. I am married with kids. I currently teach Geography at the Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. I am a bilingual writer, writing in Hausa and English languages. I write fiction (mostly in Hausa language) , poetry and children books.

Yusuf Adamu's Works:

Idan So Cuta Ne (Hausa novel) 1989
Ummul-Khairi (Hausa novella) 1995
Maza Gumbar Dutse (Hausa novel) 2007
Butterfly and other poems (Children) 1995
Litters (poems) 2000
Pregnant Skies: Anthology of fifty Nigerian poets 2003
Animals in the Neighbourhood (Children Counting Book) 2007
Landscapes of Reality (Poems) 2007

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The Mirror

If you look at the mirror
What you see is your image not mine
If I look at the mirror
What I see is my image not yours
If they look at the mirror
What they see is their images not yours or mine
Your image cannot be mine
Neither mine could be yours
Nor theirs ours

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