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Kofi Awoonor (Song Of Sorrow)

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Dzogbese Lisa has treated me thus

It has led me among the sharps of the forest

Returning is not possible

And going forward is a great difficulty

The affairs of this world are like the chameleon faeces

Into which I have stepped
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Patricia Grantham 19 April 2013

A very heart wrenching poem. It is a true fact of life that things can be good for some and rough for others. Things will be better some day. Don't give up hope. A nice write.

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Babatunde Aremu 10 May 2013

Life is in a state of opposites. Where ever u find yrself never give up. Nice poem

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Ezekiel Arthur 07 January 2014

Truly this reflect what he foresaw- -that there was a coming day where prophecy would be fulfilled...his death has been the fulfillment of this masterpiece

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Gaius Gbeti Kafui 11 October 2013

Incredibly awesome......i atually love reading his works...may his soul rest in perfect peace

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Marvin Brato 02 October 2013

Factual, reality of life's adversities are depicted here for those least blessed!

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Mike 13 May 2021

It's a traditional dirge, dicpicted by imagery. So interesting!

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MB sadeeq 10 December 2020

So sad

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Hannatu Adamu 19 October 2020

Very good employment of imagery!

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singeh Cyril fonyuy 02 February 2020

I enjoy reading your peom congrats and we need more

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Chioma 01 February 2020

Nice work, I enjoy reading it.

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