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Emma Akuffo
Emma Akuffo

The daughter of a Ghanaian diplomat, Emma Akuffo was born in Russia in 1965. She spent her childhood years in Italy, India and Ghana. Emma holds a PhD in biochemistry and works as a Scientist. Emma enjoys swimming in moonlit waters, cycling into the sunset and creative writing, particularly from an inspirational perspective.

The Power of Life by Emma Akuffo

Self-reliance
bears no resemblance
to love’s ambitions
creates the wrong ambience
stumbles and hinders
tarnishes with rust
love’s glorious shine
halting life’s power
stemming its flow
stoppering the life source
from which love grows
The power of life
is only realised
fully utilised
when love rises
and shines in Life’s eyes


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