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Josué Guébo

Josué Guébo was born in 1972. A doctor of history and philosophy of the sciences, he is a professor at the University of Félix Houphouët-Boigny of Cocody in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. He served as president of the Ivorian Writer’s Association from 2011 to 2016. Guébo is the author of five poetry collections, children’s literature, a collection of short stories, and two books of scholarship, one that investigates objectivity and artificial intelligence, and another that considers African modernity and the evolving conditions of independence.

10423684883_7bcbcfcab3_o Poetry

. . . on a drop of the bitter sea
I’d demand that life itself
explain its proportions
Life would come and confess

Josué Guébo Todd Fredson