Archive for the ‘Poets and Poetry’ Category

Young girl playing with cloth "sails"

May Poem

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It’s PLAYTIME! Mmofra Foundation hosts Playtime in Africa, a collaborative local/global design event at Dzorwulu, Accra.

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Liberian Poet Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

March Poem

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Dr. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is the award-winning author of four books of poetry, a survivor of the Liberian civil war and a professor of English and Creative Writing at Penn State University in the United States.

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"Lizard", crafted in Jamaica

February Poem

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“Meant to write for Africa” – Gladys Casely-Hayford of Sierra-Leone and Ghana was a brilliant woman with many artistic talents. Her poems are part of the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s and ’30’s.

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