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Ama Codjoe

Ama Codjoe has received support from the Saltonstall and Cave Canem Foundations, Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and MacDowell Colony. Her recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Callaloo, the Georgia Review, Four Way Review, Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. In 2017, she was awarded a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award. 


The Thoroughbred

Spring 2018 | Poetry

There is, in a nearby field, a retired show horse living out
whatever days it can win, a white horse speckled with brown
flecks. Its limp mane welcomes your hand. On its face,