Poets’ Poet

Pan-Africanism, the root of his poetic journey;
Sorting through life’s abundant milieu;
To collect reasoning behind damning calamities;
And present in a folkloric, balladic pieces;
John was his name till he was fully conscious;
Politically, radically and socially he conjures;
Through the minds and bodies of the sojourned;
To continue in the spirit of the big gems;
The Singing Net; The Oath of the Fontonfrom; Logorligi Logarithms;
Freedom Symphony; Mandela the Spear; Flowerfall;
And for children;
The Anthill In the Sea; A Slim Queen In A Palanquin; A Pawpaw On A Mango Tree;
And many others make Atukwei Okai a legendary poet.

Published by Ismail Akwei

Ismail Akwei is an international journalist, communications and media consultant, editor, writer, human rights advocate, pan-Africanist, tech enthusiast, history fanatic and a lover of arts and culture. He has worked with multinational media companies across the continent and has over a decade’s experience in journalism.

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