the act of apt sailor in the ice colony

The Act of Apt Sailor in the Ice Colony

The piece deals primarily with the absence of home, solitude, silence, secrecy, the passage of time, individual memory, and the willingness to admit and wrestle with contradictions, anger, destruction, and creation. How do we deal with contradictions in ourselves? Do we know they’re there? How does prolonged silence, uninterrupted aloneness, or living without a home affect the individual mind? How resilient are we against the human traumas we put ourselves through?

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Jacob Kobina Ayiah Mensah is an algebraist and artist, and works in mixed media. His poetry, songs, prose, art and hybrid media have appeared in numerous journals. He lives in the southern part of Ghana, in Spain, and the Turtle Mountains, North Dakota. 

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