Who is Gabriel Awuah Mainoo

Gabriel Awuah Mainoo, special prize winner of Soka Matsubara international Haiku contest and semifinalist of Ito Eno haiku Grand prix North America 2019 is the author of ‘Travellers gather dust and lust’, ‘chicken wings at the altar’ and ’60 aces of haiku’. He serves as project manager for Ghana Writes literary group and creative editor for WGM magazine. He has featured in/on The Cicada’s cry; a haiku micro-zine based in USA, Attempt at exhausting a place in Leicestershire, London, Writers Space Africa, Missouri Baptist University’s Fireflies’ Light, Haiku universe journal, Kalahari review, Ghana Writes journal, The Haiku Foundation, Better than Starbucks, Malawi’s Nthanda review and elsewhere. He’s been included in Best New African Poets 2018 anthology, Bodies & Sc...
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Gabriel Awuah Mainoo Poems

  • Jesus At The Door In Dreadlocks
    94 days after the wrangle
    we did not taste each other's words,
    on the staircase a helpless woman gasps on a stretcher
    & that was the 7th body; going… ...
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Voice 1 Hear 1 Face 1 Door 1 Velvet 1 Hard 1 Morning 1 Gift 1 Taste 1 Body 1

Gabriel Awuah Mainoo Quotes

  • Life is an unrehearsed drama the moment you exit it turns a perfect role.
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