Kojo Owusu

Rookie - 0 Points (1984 / Ghana)

To A Dead Man - Poem by Kojo Owusu

He chose his death
The dead man
Here sunset horizon
Water our fears
With the blood
Of our forbears and
Though our hearth is hot
And we pass through
Fire to survive.
He discovered the
Secret of coldness
Somewhere
He groped for
The mystery
Of winter
And now he is frozen
And his corpse seems
To tremble from
The eerie cracks
Of the north pole
He chose his death
The dead man
He gladly chose his death.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about To A Dead Man by Kojo Owusu

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 13, 2005



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]