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Emma Akuffo

About this Christian Poet:
The daughter of a Ghanaian diplomat, Emma Akuffo was born in Russia. She holds a PhD in Biochemistry and works as a Research Scientist. She lives in England, UK with her husband and two children. A number of Emma's articles have been published in anthologies and showcased on the internet and radio including BBC "Get Writing" feature, "The Art of Love" (an exhibition in London), UCB radio's "Rhyme and Reason" and Bright Light Multimedia (an Australian Web publishing company). Emma's poem "Love Spoke" won an award in the Scottish International poetry competition in 2004.

Emma is a committed Christian, playing an active role in her church and community. She runs a Christian Writers Club in the Hertfordshire area and has been nick-named "Dr Poet" by her friends and family.

Christmas is nothing (without Christ the King)

Christmas is an empty shell
A hollow mountain
A waterless well

Christmas is shallow and small
Has no meaning at all

Christmas may as well be dismissed
Not exist

Without a heart beating
Life is nothing

If Christ is missing
Christmas is nothing

Copyright©2007 by Emma Akuffo