Wednesday, September 25, 2013

II. Tribute to Prof Kofi Awonoor: When Meaning Eludes Us by Celestine Nudanu

The series continue with the tribute to Kofi Awoonor with a series of poems from Celestine Nudanu of . I will create a space for anyone who wants a platform to share their tribute to Awoonor.
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When Meaning Eludes Us

1
winds of death
sweep in a convulsing arc
we strive for meaning

2
we strive for meaning
in a world of blood and tears
frozen in our hearts

3
frozen in our hearts
grief blurs with unspoken words
nation mourns her son

4
nations mourn her sons
as Africa kills her sun
we strive for meaning

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