Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 455,258 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Mama Africa - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

Mama Africa! !
To be bullish or to be sheepish,
Cry out loud when you have hope to fulfil your dreams!
For Mama Africa is ready to lead you on.
Mama Africa,
Cried the beloved child of Africa to the human race with love;
But pussy-footy as it may sound to you,
We have more to teach and show to the world!
For Africa is the most beautiful continent among the lot.
Mama Africa,
That's the horse-walk status for you to wear the crown of peace;
Mama Africa,
The jungle are crying for you to visit us in the heat of the day!
From Cape Town to Cairo and from Dakar to Mogadishu,
The birds and the animals are waiting for you to greet them;
From Rabat to Tananarive and from Windhoek to Benghazi,
And with the foot-prints of Mama Africa to reach out to the world!
Mama Africa, Mama Africa!
This is the land of the Blacks to sing a song like your muse;
So praise the beautiful Sun and the heat that it brings to us all.


Comments about Mama Africa by Edward Kofi Louis

  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/9/2018 2:28:00 PM)


    Praise the Beautiful Sun! ! ! ! And the heat that it brings. Thanks for your comment on my poem. Stay blessed always. (Report) Reply

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  • Muzahidul Reza (3/9/2018 1:39:00 PM)


    Mama Africa, great write thanks for sharing the poem with us (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (7/16/2016 8:17:00 AM)


    A glorious poem about the love and respect of your beautiful continent. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 13, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 16, 2010


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