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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Samuel Papa Arthur is a poet who studied English and Fante education at the University of Capecoast, Ghana. He believes in poetry as a means of self-expression, education and entertainment. A prolific writer, his works have appeared in journals such as the Kalahari Review, Kente Journal of Literature and Arts and the Poetic Sun. He can be contacted via Twitter @dada_seidu.

Samuel Papa Arthur

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a dream deferred:
a tendril cut short

a loin ungirded
a pot of hope

dashed by
stings of passion

a sting may boycott
dreams of yesteryears

a dream deferred
may cut hope's tendrils short.