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Happy National Heroes Day! Poem: Manifesto


On this, Barbados‘ National Heroes’ Day, I was inspired to finish a poem I started a while back.  David Commisong, one of our country’s most noted Pan-Africanists, was reading a selection of some of the poems from our most celebrated poet, Edward ‘Kamau’ Brathwaite.  an internationally acclaimed poet laureate.  The first stanza is actually a … Continue reading

Tameka Jarvis-George: DINNER


I have been in contact with a lovely Antiguan lady Tameka Jarvis, who has a wonderful blog Bak2moi : Mommy On a Mission.  She is an author, a poet, and a beautiful lady inside and out.  She has been interviewed by Linisa George, another great friend, for her upcoming website Black Girl In The Ring. … Continue reading

The Poem In Me


In my last post, I talked about one of my poems that had been accepted into St.Somewhere Journal, and although I linked to the Journal itself, I neglected to link to the poem that got accepted.  I decided to rectify that today.  This is the poem that has been accepted – speaking to the writer’s … Continue reading

St. Somewhere Journal – It’s Live, and I’m In It!


Following in the footsteps of one of my friend Kimolisa Mings – whose poetry has also been accepted into the Journal – I am letting my readership know about this wonderful online resource for exposing mostly Caribbean talent.  Many of my friends have been accepted as well, for art, poetry and short stories (Hail up … Continue reading

Connection


For all you cooking fans – you know when you have something marinating in seasonings for a while? How the flavour soaks into the main dish?  Well, whenever I have a piece of a poem – an idea that made my muse run a marathon but cut out only after a hundred yard dash (I … Continue reading

Completion


Was working on a birthday verse for a friend and because I didn’t remember today was Tuesday (national holidays on Mondays will do that to you!) I realized I didn’t have a new piece for Open Link Night 90 today over at D’Verse.  So see me scrambling in my finished pieces and fragments on my … Continue reading

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