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Winter 2008, vol 6 no 4


Fredua-Agyeman Nana


morning snail
stuck on another
stuck on a leaf
  evening breeze
a firefly leads me
into darkness
early morning—
tadpoles here and there
in the culvert
  watering canů
the sound of mother's
creaking bones
setting sun
the canoe brings home
only a wet fisherman

Fredua-Agyeman Nana Fredua-Agyeman Nana is a Ghanaian living in Accra, the capital of Ghana. He holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana and works for TechnoServe—an NGO. He has been writing haiku since 2006 and his first haiku publication was in the 2006 winter edition of Simply Haiku.