Biography of Emmanuel Oduro
graduate of University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
post-graduate studies at University of Durban-Westville RSA
Emmanuel Oduro Poems
Life is about making choices Success flows from right choices Doing the right things Doing them always right
Do Your Very Best
In everything At every time At everywhere Just do your very best.
You Really Used Me
You declared you loved me Your behaviour affirmed love for me I invested my trust in you For I believed you deserve it
How Foolish We Were
We were sent to school to learn. To learn and prepare for the future Future as bright as the stars Stars that will light every home
My Ideal Man
A man of 360 degrees personality. A man of many colours. A man of many souls, Suited for every single season,
The Refugees's Plight
We came on our own Apparently, not for adventure Plausibly, not for purer pastures Visibly, not for viable ventures
You Did It, Africa
Celebrate Africa. Africa rejoice. RSA celebrate You made a fantastic reality,
Experience, The Best Teacher
When I was a student, Many a teacher preached a sermon. A sermon of, surprisingly, same subject. This tedious theme could be thus summarized:
The struggle is now history Hard work brought us victory Self-denial and dedication gave us this glory Moved by such mammoth amount of motive
Destiny In Your Own Hands
Who decides what one becomes in future? Is it God, one's parents or oneself? Is it one's headteacher, teachers or friends?
True love is deathless, Your frontiers endless. You are for better and for worse, Unique in colour,
To Be Just Like Jesus
I want to be like Him Just like my Messiah That is what I must be Cos' He created me in His image.
Truth is a solid crust, Sledgehammer cannot crush. Truth is iron cast, It is as hard as diamond.
By generously giving Than selfishly saving We become channels of blessings To souls, seriously, sobbing
How Foolish We Were
We were sent to school to learn.
To learn and prepare for the future
Future as bright as the stars
Stars that will light every home
With sparks of joy, happiness and hope.
But at school we saved our best
Refused to perform with all our zest
Entered into coalition with crooks