Carpe Diem Special *Adjei Agyei Baah’ s “Afrikuland”*

My inspiration on Carpe Diem Special this week was one of the haiku, written by Adjei Agyei Baah – a well-known poet from Ghana:

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origami frog
frozen in its trail
no jump over the moon

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Here’ s my attempt to stay close to the same mood and spirit:

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frosty window pane
he draws the ancient patterns
dreaming of home

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Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

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Carpe Diem Special *Adjei Agyei Baah, our featured haiku poet, on Afriku*

Our inspiration on Carpe Diem Special this week were several haiku, written by Adjei Agyei Baah – a well-known poet from Ghana but I was the most drawn to the following one:

haiga adjei

Here’ s my attempt to stay close to the same mood and spirit:

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ancient patterns
painted on his bare skin
by desert shadows

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bright orange
between parched grass blades
her delicate feet

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Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

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