Jane Akweley Odartey | Poetry

A Definition

……………………civilization means hunt
……………………down the savage
……………………where savage is one
……………………who must be refused
……………………but confused into thinking
……………………to belong
……………………raised as tool for the
……………………practice of condescension
……………………and how to hang a man
……………………in subtle tones

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As In

……………………now as in forever soul || luos reverof ni sa won
……………………now as in forever truth || hturt reverof ni sa won
……………………now as in forever Love || eovL reverof ni sa won

Jane Akweley Odartey is a Ghanaian-American poet, writer, photographer, artisan and a local Teaching Artist at the Queens Museum. She blogs at janethroughtheseasons.com and her verses are forthcoming or have appeared in Clarion Magazine, North Dakota Quarterly, Amarillo Bay and elsewhere.

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