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Embracing 28

There is so much more to age than just being a number.

I looked forward to turning twenty-one with all the hype and excitement it entails. The dream 21st year would bring forth graduation from college, the 21st Key official presentation, and … an engagement ring. The reality was that…

Independence Day

Rising from dust,
From squatters and cages encroached on us;
Skins of coffee and earth-
A people of devotion for freedom
A love for the land
An ache to live- strive- and expand
A need to protect a culture and 
Pave a way for the next clan. 
The drums beat 
Every 9th October
A recount of a past,

Dear African Woman

AfroWomenPoetry founded by Antonella Sinopoli narrates the stories of African women through poetry moving from country to country across Sub Saharan Africa. In collaboration with AfroWomenPoetry, SheEvolves invites you into the world of Ghana’s female poets

Poem by Brenda Dokmah Bakomora
Dear African Woman
If I haven’t told you that you are beautiful, you are
If I…