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A modern-day griot and a living legend. Anyone who knows Vicki Acquah also affectionately known as Mama Oladeji knows that is a fitting description to the woman we've all come to know and love. Though it's only the tip of a very large iceberg when it comes to describing this multi-talented, multifaceted artist. Vicki Acquah is a Poets/ Artist who encourages everyone she encounters to strive to be the best they can be. Pushing you to push yourself. Encouraging others to bring their very best. In the five years, I've had the pleasure of knowing her, while already being a master at her craft, I've watched her challenge herself. Learning various types of poetry. I've watched her at times being her own worst critique, creating an online group where she invited other Poets and aspiring Poets to share their work and seek to better themselves as burgeoning Poets.

The topics I've seen her work cover throughout the years is like watching a poetic newscast. Women's rights, love, heartbreaks, social commentary in the United States and abroad. Reading this Poets work is like CNN for the poetic soul. Evoking a deeper level of thought to the reader with every word read. It's with great pleasure and anticipation that I look forward to the world coming to know this great artist and human being. I don't say those words lightly. I state it because it's a fact. In this day and time, it's hard to find people that truly support your endeavors. Myself and many others can attest to the dedication Vicki Acquah, to her family and friends whether it's participating in groups, calling in with dedication to the many online shows and being an active and willing participant not just standing on the sidelines. To the many community activism projects, she's either started or stood behind. Reader of this creative compilation of words will be left with a myriad of thoughts of emotions after reading each piece. They'll be left asking themselves such questions as “Did I love enough?” “Have I contributed enough to make this world a better place?” and “How can I do more?”


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Blog Posted:7/20/2014 4:42:00 AM

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/23/2017 THINKING ABOUT THINGS I REMEMBER THINKING ABOUT Versedeep,feelings,memory,
2/22/2017 La la land Prose Poetryallusion,dark,
2/9/2017 I HEARD THE WISE WORDS Prose Poetryjudgement,perspective,rel
2/5/2017 A WRAP Prose Poetryanger,evil,pain,people,pe
2/2/2017 Thinking About Things I Remember Thinking About Prose Poetrydeep,introspection,perspe
1/11/2017 New Words Classicismperspective,poems,word pl
12/19/2016 THE BOOK OF OLADEJI Blank verseperspective,world,write,w
12/18/2016 Ain't No Freedom Ringing Sonnetblack african american,
12/18/2016 MAKING GEMS Versebeautiful,fantasy,for him
12/17/2016 HE GAVE ME THAT FEELING Sonnetfaith,father daughter,lov
12/17/2016 I SENT YOU A POET Political Versepoetry,poets,
12/13/2016 My Way Might Penetrate Light Poetrydeep,homework,
12/12/2016 Theres A Fool Acting like Hes YOU Light Poetryhumorous,vanity,
12/12/2016 FOOTSTEPS Prose Poetrysymbolism,
12/12/2016 Revealings Blank versefriendship,
12/11/2016 TODAY I HEARD THE BIRDS Classicismappreciation,bird,blessin
12/8/2016 WE ARE NO MORE Free verseart,emotions,epic,racism,
12/8/2016 RETRIBUTION IS NOT MY DOG Dramatic Versefor children,forgiveness,
12/8/2016 Enigma Blank verseallusion,black african am
12/8/2016 PEOPLE HEAL THY SELF Blank verseemotions,horror,how i fee
12/8/2016 NANA AFRICA Versebeautiful,inspiration,poe
12/8/2016 The Other One Political Verseanger,courage,
12/7/2016 POETIZED BABIES Prose Poetrycorruption,destiny,earth,
12/5/2016 Far From My Desires Rhymedesire,life,poverty,race,
12/4/2016 The Silent Garden Prose Poetryanxiety,beautiful,emotion
12/3/2016 AUNTIE Verseeulogy,
11/28/2016 Conflicts And Farting Cows Proseabuse,anger,bio,confusion
11/5/2016 Fatal Blow Political Versedark,heartbroken,how i fe
10/28/2016 LIFELINES Free versefriendship,trust,upliftin
10/26/2016 My Way Might Penetrate Versecare,identity,inspiration
10/8/2016 Don't Pay Dat No Tention I do not know?art,history,language,pers
10/4/2016 WE HUMANS LEFT BEHIND Prose Poetrydeath,
10/4/2016 EARTH DISTURBERS Prose Poetryabuse,bangla,betrayal,ear
9/29/2016 THE REQUIRED LIFE Rhymelife,
9/23/2016 The Universe Always Says Yes Free versebaby,poetry,universe,
9/21/2016 NATURE Blank versecreation,
9/20/2016 TRUTH BOX Verseappreciation,encouraging,
9/16/2016 NEW Word POEM Light Poetrypoems,repetition,
9/14/2016 Tribute To True Friends Blank versefriendship,
9/14/2016 EMPTY SOULS Prose Poetryanalogy,people,society,
9/12/2016 Fungi Versedaughter,dedication,i mis
8/30/2016 All's Well That Ends Well Prosemetaphor,
8/29/2016 KEEP On Keeping On Free verseinspirational,poetry,
8/29/2016 DEEP STUFF Blank versenature,
8/7/2016 When Laughter Falls On Gods Ears: Classicismamerica,cheer up,encourag
8/7/2016 Short Days Long Memories Free versefriendship,romantic,true
8/4/2016 Birds Of A Feather Prose Poetrychild abuse,deep,heaven,m
8/1/2016 CALM Dramatic Verseanxiety,fear,war,
6/30/2016 Such A Winner Blank versebeauty,child,daughter,ima
6/27/2016 Promises Verseblack african american,ep
6/26/2016 Unfinished Prose Poetryabuse,america,class,emoti
5/24/2016 THE UGLY TRUTH GETS UGLIER Prose Poetrygrowth,poetry,sorry,
5/17/2016 WHEN MY WORDS ARE MORE THAN HEARD Versemeaningful,together,words
4/27/2016 ORIGINAL THOUGHTS Prose Poetryencouraging,freedom,ident
4/9/2016 LIGHT YEARS Verseepic,future,wisdom,
1/25/2016 THE SUM OF LIFE Blank versemeaningful,mystery,word p
1/5/2016 TROPHY LOVE Verseabsence,lonely,love,poetr
12/27/2015 Prerogative Alliterationemo,epic,growth,perspecti
12/25/2015 THE CLOWNS for contest Limerickfunny,hilarious,lyric,
12/23/2015 TODAY I HEARD THE BIRDS Classicismappreciation,creation,dev
12/22/2015 Laughing At Fools Verseanalogy,epic,wisdom,
12/20/2015 THE VISIT Prose Poetrydeep,eulogy,write,
12/4/2015 WHILE PASSING THROUGH: Prose Poetryamerica,betrayal,black af
12/3/2015 DAFF Haikumeaningful,spiritual,wisd
12/1/2015 BACK TO JuJu Verseafrica,anxiety,black afri
11/27/2015 A BETTER ME Verseart,i am,prayer,
11/12/2015 DEADLOCKED Classicismbetrayal,character,confli
10/24/2015 Crepuscule Classicismblessing,day,eve,imagery,
10/22/2015 Blog in prose Be the best in the flesh Versehumanity,truth,
10/16/2015 MAKE LOVE TO ME Lyricemotions,epic,passion,poe
10/2/2015 PRINCESS MISLED Free versecinderella,growing up,
9/22/2015 THE COURSE Prose Poetryanxiety,conflict,
9/17/2015 JOHN FAVORS Acrosticdevotion,heaven,
9/14/2015 Pigeon Poop Prose Poetrybird,parody,symbolism,
9/11/2015 ME Prose Poetrycharacter,growth,introspe
9/7/2015 NO SUBSTANCE Lyricbeauty,wisdom,word play,
9/7/2015 GOD NEEDS A GREEN CARD Prose Poetryanti bullying,emotions,pe
8/30/2015 About The Work Free verseconflict,metaphor,symboli
8/26/2015 A Softer Way To Die Prose Poetrychildhood,conflict,confus
8/26/2015 ANNOYING GAME Prose Poetrybaseball,humorous,parody,
8/20/2015 WHILE BEAUTY SLEEPS Dramatic Versebeauty,nature,drug,
8/16/2015 ARE YOU LONELY OR ALONE Verseloneliness,time,
8/6/2015 IMMINENT GRIEF Dramatic Versedeep,grief,sorrow,
8/6/2015 THE ENEMY WITHIN Verseirony,life,integrity,
7/30/2015 Precious Ability Prosecourage,god,life,
7/22/2015 MOVIES IN OUR MINDS Balladbeautiful,devotion,fantas
7/21/2015 Breathe While You Can: Free verseangel,blessing,
7/21/2015 MUTINY OF THE MIND Versefeelings,future,
7/8/2015 RETRIBUTION Free verseanalogy,anger,betrayal,
5/5/2015 LOVE AND LUNACY Abecedarianconfusion,emotions,love,m
5/4/2015 Mike Browns Body Limerickabuse,corruption,murder,
5/4/2015 Poets With Wings Prose Poetryanalogy,uplifting,
3/26/2015 IF GOD GIVES UP ON US Prose Poetrybetrayal,conflict,environ
1/31/2015 Two Hearts Tugging Free verseblessing,dedication,deep,
12/13/2014 The Flautist Prose Poetryappreciation,art,beautifu
12/6/2014 Let Not Your Soul Be Burdened Classicisminspiration,inspirational
11/29/2014 A long poem about cyberspace and the people who live there Dramatic Versecommunity,computer,epic,t
11/18/2014 BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE Classicismearth day,poetry,poverty,
11/5/2014 NO MORE EXCITEMENT Free versehumor,old,
11/5/2014 FAITH WITHOUT WORKS Verseblessing,faith,prayer,

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