My Head is a Drum


My head is a drum.
The harder they beat,
The stronger I sound.

My skin is a hide.
No stick can crack
My sun-baked back.

My voice is loud.
Nothing can drown
The future I call.

My feet are wood.
Rooted in Truth
Stronger than your lies.


©2009 Nana Kofi Acquah

(this poem and self-portrait are dedicated to everywoman who daily turns the hurdles placed in their way into opportunities)

Comments

Nana said…
Oh thank you my dear!Love it!!!
Anonymous said…
thanks for sharing your work it was refreshing maybe next time i am in Ghana we should talk. maybe in January

Jonathan

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