Abena Akoma Asante is a product of the St. Rose’s Senior High from which she
graduated in 2001.
The mother of two lovely daughters has successfully juggled motherhood with
her professional life, while constantly pursuing educational advancement.
After high school, she enrolled at Alliance Française where she obtained her
diploma in the French language. Later, she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s
(MPhil) degrees at the University of Ghana as a graduate in languages.
She also attended the Universidad de Cienfuegos in Cuba as part of the
University of Ghana’s ‘Year Abroad’ program for its language students.
Throughout her education, her love for literature was a light that could not be
hidden under a bushel. It was through literature that she developed her interest
in poetry and the passion for writing poems. Today, this passion has given birth

  • Spring Field

    I remember with sufficient clarity where I first gave birth to my first poem. It was in high school. However, what was planted as a small seed of self-expression would grow and be transformed into a field of different shades of my life’s experiences: both sweet and vinegary.

    As you read, you will become a witness to clear demonstrations of novice attempts, which metamorphose into signs of matured expressions and an unmistakable gentle growth of a pure love for poetry. My love for poetry always kept the wick burning to continually express passions and experiences aesthetically.

    Nevertheless, while some of my poems are simply the result of my imagination, there are some that are wrapped around the lives of other people. Today, what you hold in your hands is a testament of a journey of survival and the will to keep on moving.

    Enjoy reading!

    Spring Field


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