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Poems by Canny Amah

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
02/26/2020 Mbari Dancers 237 Ode
12/12/2018 A Silent Vacuum in the Forests 246 I do not know?
10/29/2017 In this civilized city of Africa 318 I do not know?
10/25/2017 my little pigeons 425 Sonnet
10/25/2017 a confluence of mere cabals 274 Sonnet
10/24/2017 dance of gladiators and amazons 317 Sonnet
05/18/2017 her voice awaken the moon 397 Sonnet
12/26/2015 songs of the river goddess: i 488 I do not know?
04/06/2013 mere anarchy is let loose 752 I do not know?
04/06/2013 evil has come 580 I do not know?
04/06/2013 the iroko has fallen 584 I do not know?
04/06/2013 this new moon 514 I do not know?
04/05/2013 this last bell 447 I do not know?
04/05/2013 let us fly 552 I do not know?
04/05/2013 the star of my confidence 449 I do not know?
04/05/2013 a new season for me 440 I do not know?
04/05/2013 beware, my brother 451 I do not know?
04/05/2013 de new world 477 I do not know?
03/30/2013 A Welcome from the Soul of the Niger 728 I do not know?
11/13/2012 weep not, niger 1208 Elegy
11/13/2012 when you see mother 450 I do not know?
11/12/2012 I love old niger songs 606 I do not know?
11/12/2012 i see new niger coming 621 I do not know?
11/08/2012 new strange moon welcome 674 I do not know?
11/08/2012 i saw this new moon 499 I do not know?
11/06/2012 rage for rage 531 I do not know?
10/29/2012 with dance-steps yet unknown 550 I do not know?
10/26/2012 afloat on the river 466 I do not know?
10/26/2012 fathers, come, save our souls 1057 Elegy
10/26/2012 to poesy's posy hills 545 I do not know?
08/18/2012 to the mother of the dark amazons 542 I do not know?
08/14/2012 long rolls 497 I do not know?
08/14/2012 comotions rent the heavens 573 I do not know?
08/11/2012 hail, someone, death is hell 1229 Elegy
08/11/2012 shadows of the morrows 618 I do not know?
08/11/2012 death saw me 556 I do not know?
08/09/2012 earth weeps for earth 620 I do not know?
08/08/2012 my clansmen, tell me 645 I do not know?
07/20/2012 a deal with her: iii 594 I do not know?
07/20/2012 a deal with her: ii 499 I do not know?
07/20/2012 a deal with her: 451 I do not know?
07/10/2012 she spoke 940 Elegy
07/04/2012 my song is gone 1113 Elegy
07/04/2012 she left: ii 959 Elegy
07/04/2012 she left 515 I do not know?
06/16/2012 she lived like my wonder 788 Elegy
06/16/2012 death do not boast 1019 Elegy
06/16/2012 death cannot kill you, dear mother 777 Elegy
05/26/2012 till the maidens return 460 I do not know?
05/26/2012 the rat and the rabbit 701 I do not know?
05/26/2012 a clan of dark warriors 624 I do not know?
05/26/2012 the wanderer and his fire-wood 546 I do not know?
05/26/2012 she shall come 532 I do not know?
05/25/2012 a cut-throat dealer 630 I do not know?
05/25/2012 old truth unrefined 632 I do not know?
05/25/2012 the songs of the hawks 573 I do not know?
05/25/2012 water wasted 548 I do not know?
05/25/2012 of cowards and brave-men 681 I do not know?
05/25/2012 paths of the lost souls 588 I do not know?
05/25/2012 her drum-steps 652 I do not know?
05/24/2012 please, celebrate 585 I do not know?
05/24/2012 not so funny, brother 560 I do not know?
05/24/2012 that's her remains 482 I do not know?
05/23/2012 we call out the drums to celebrate 521 I do not know?
05/23/2012 the ancestors of the clan 731 I do not know?
05/23/2012 all the clan claps and sings 569 I do not know?
05/22/2012 cata-combs from other worlds 583 I do not know?
05/21/2012 please, give him 584 I do not know?
05/21/2012 ancestors 501 I do not know?
05/21/2012 her cyclic maidens 459 I do not know?
05/17/2012 forlorn at heaven's gate 466 I do not know?
05/12/2012 my niger 467 I do not know?
05/12/2012 she 394 I do not know?
05/12/2012 her laughter 589 I do not know?
04/30/2012 thou ancient nest 442 I do not know?
04/11/2012 forest dance 438 I do not know?
04/11/2012 drum-beats of coming clan-kings 450 I do not know?
04/10/2012 this urn 403 I do not know?
04/10/2012 a-float with mona-lisa 501 I do not know?
04/05/2012 this life, my brother 439 I do not know?
04/05/2012 letters to my friends 439 Elegy
04/29/2011 old coal mourner 862 I do not know?
04/19/2011 mothers wept 836 Elegy
04/18/2011 cockrels before the sleeping gods 535 I do not know?
04/18/2011 and the cows came 530 I do not know?
04/18/2011 and now mend 720 I do not know?
04/15/2011 and the exhibits 605 I do not know?
04/14/2011 ma-sters and martyrs 549 I do not know?
04/14/2011 at doomsday-dreaming 563 I do not know?
03/28/2011 prayers and prayers: i 712 I do not know?
03/26/2011 the return of the bloody angels 607 Elegy
11/26/2010 old tortoise the wise one: iv 703 Narrative
11/26/2010 old tortoise the wise one: iii 696 Narrative
11/25/2010 battle at the hottest 562 I do not know?
11/22/2010 old tortoise the wise one: ii 568 Rhyme
11/22/2010 old tortoise the wise one 728 Rhyme
11/17/2010 nduru 600 Rhyme
11/16/2010 confluence 536 Rhyme
11/15/2010 a swift crown of a celebrate clan! 495 I do not know?
08/25/2010 Trumpet-songs! 555 Free verse
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Quote Left ... poesy is a native loudspeaker, though silent, of nature; & speaking of nature, she is the queen that gives poesy her beauteous attire ... Quote Right
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Quote Left ... the poet is the legislator of the madness of mankind Quote Right
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