Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro


Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro, known internationally as Wilson the Poet, has won recognition for creating poetry that speaks deeply of the human experience. Drawing from his own experiences of life, love, faith, and loss, his work has garnered him praise from awarding bodies and the appreciation of his fans. He began writing in 2003 at the age of 14, when his first piece entitled "Mother's Love" won him the second runner up prize in a national competition organized by Nestle Ghana Limited. He continued to write poetry, and began gaining more exposure in 2013 when his work received acknowledgment by the United Nations via the International Organization for Migration (IOM). That year he was featured on Top Radio 103.1 in Accra, Ghana, and in the annual edition of Gong Gong Magazine. His poetry has been featured in the poetry anthology "Breaking Silence: Poetic Lifeline From Slavery to Love." His work can also be found in the Amazon-published anthology "Nelson Mandela Tributes," and he regularly video blogs performances of his works. Wilson is an active member of Poetry Foundation Ghana, and the Ghana-based People of Equal Thoughts and Spirit (P.O.E.T.S).

He is also a CosmiKids Ghana representative and Hunter School friend in New Hampshire, USA. As a published poet and author, Wilson is launching a permaculture poetry contest with middle and upper school students in deprived schools across Ghana. Hunter's School (P4) Pen Pal Project is a global youth collaborative celebrating children and nature. Bringing together schools and organizations from across the globe for sharing and learning. He and the Development Director of the Hunter School will be publishing a book of children’s poetry and photos of the experience.

Aside from writing poetry, Wilson is also passionate about astronomy. He founded Young Astronomers Ghana in 2010, which is still active today under Ghana Planetarium school clubs.. As a profession, he is a practicing nurse. He also has a "Naming X" merit from organization Father's Film U.K.

In 2014, he became the maiden special guest speaker and subsequently rose to be a member of Board of Directors for the Aaron Manvel Foundation for the Advancement of West African Men.
In the same year, Radio Universe 105.7 MHz the voice of University of Ghana featured him as a guest on their talk show ‘Read a Book’

Wilson's philosophy of life and work can be summed up in a simple quote:
‘’The more I love, the more I grow; the more I grow, the more I love’’---Wilson the Poet
Wilson's artful way of crafting words from the raw materials of personal experience and emotion continues to win him fans. His poetry is a testament to his life, and also serves as a touchstone for all those who read and relate to his words.

(Bio Credit: Tiffany Howard)

Discover titles by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro:
Love Letters
Sweet Christmas & New Year Poems
Football Game versus Life Game
These books are available in print at most online retailers.

Where to find Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro online

Twitter: @WilsonthePoet
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Where to buy in print


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Why I support Wilson the Poet by Dr. Paddy
Give, Believe, Live ***** When you give Believe When you believe Live When you live Receive When you receive Don’t stop there Give, believe and live again! ~Wilson the Poet


Inspirational Poetry & Prose for Cancer Patients
Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The words in this book are carefully chosen to meet both young and old audiences. The structure is simple and well drafted making it easy to convey the message across. It is my personal conviction that this book will provide hope and healing to all fighting all forms of cancers. I am, because we are. I believe in the courage and strength of anyone battling this dis-ease. Wilson the Poet 'Mandela
Colourful Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
In Colouful Poetry... every poem has a story to tell just like every colour has a mood to drive.
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Africa is a must read!!! Wilson Amooro is a needed voice in the true world of pure poetry. A soul blessed with the rare gift of interpretations. I am impressed with the heart and art of Author Wilson Amooro, and I am honored to call him, my brother. Published Poet Ronnie Lee Daise, USA
Sweet Christmas & New Year Poems
Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
When the cynicism of my age and life get me down, I often find myself turning to one of the lovely works by the talented young writer from Ghana, Wilson "The Poet" Amooro. If you find yourself over whelmed by emotion while reading one of Wilson's touching poems, feel free to have a good cry. Judy Fane, Sociology Professor & Author of ‘Paddy the Pelican Survives the Storm’
Football Game versus Life Game
Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Just as there is a rudiment in the play of football so is there in life. One needs to be physically and technically sound so as to prepare for anything. Same way, if life pulls surprises at us if the penalty of our lives, we mess goal chances. Wilson, one of the spirited writers draws our senses as he juxtaposes these instances of our lives to football. This is a must read book. James Robert Myers
Love Letters
Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Inspirational
The right words you need for a loved one. You can make them cry and smile at the same time. ~Love Letters Author, Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro I must warn you, you may fall in love again and again. Sweet memories of your ex and pleasure to meet your next. Lovely love poems that makes it fun. Enjoy reading it! ~ Amazon Author, Bernard Kelvin Clive

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