Kwame atta Pappoe
Biography of Kwame atta Pappoe
My intereset in Poetry began in Primary School when i was about twelve.I read such English poems and Greek legends as were taught at the time.I graduated eventually in English and Greek and Latin Civilization and Literature.I WENT ON TO TEACH FOR A FEW YEARS BEFORE reading a Contemporary Literature Studies Programme.
I went into Politics later but then founded my own Company-The Inter-Universe Group which i presently work with and which i am reorganising.I am married with four daughters and four sons.I live in Ghana although I have travelled widely.
Kwame atta Pappoe's Works:
1.A word with Humanity.
2.The troubled Sleep of God(novel)
3.The Eighth Day of Creation.(novel)
4.Night of our Race(Poetry)
Kwame atta Pappoe Poems
It hurts, This betrayal of pristine dreams,
Bloodrops On The Clouds
the milling crowd gaped in horror their shouts of joyful welcome stifled.
When the primal dust has settled And wide-eyed in stupefied wonder,
Hear oh, beauteous and divine Muses of our Land, Of this land of Agu and Agu, of Onyankopong and Asase Yaa, of Mawu Kitikata, of Olodumare and Doondari, Hear oh, you who from the heights of
When the primal dust has settled
And wide-eyed in stupefied wonder,
We pick up the broken shards,
Of our invincible selves,
When we raise ourselves from
Ignoble positions of defeat from the lowly dust.
And hear the jeers and boos
Of those who but yesterday,
Were part of our pomp and pageantry,