The Amazon Takes a Bow
This work of contemporary poetry captures glimpses in the life of the author. The reader comes face-to-face with the simplicity of African life, and complexities of the emotions of an African manas he struggles with the clash of cultures, religion, and western romance. The nostalgic feeling of home lives in his poems. Not only do they bemoan the disappointments and tribulations of his people but also celebrate the rich and proud cultural heritage of his race.
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