Poetry Corner

POEM: Dominica Always Home

POEM: Dominica Always Home

January 23, 2017 | Comments: 4

So…so you abandon me you no longer consider me home though your search is not yet complete you join the crowd by saying I’m now 20 years behind in time ...

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ERIKA: ODE TO DOMINICA

ERIKA: ODE TO DOMINICA

August 30, 2016 | Comments: 2

Erika oye- Is why you so? Erika oye- Why you crept over us like that? Erika: you knew we were not expecting you to destroy us so, But you left your backside (rump) ...

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POEM: A success story

POEM: A success story

April 21, 2016 | Comments: 3

Unemployed Hungry and frustrated As you seek ,praying to find Nothing is in sight The quest to solve your many problems Have become a bitter situation With an empty ...

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POETRY: Stop the abuse

POETRY: Stop the abuse

April 8, 2016 | Comments: 2

Queen bee, queen ant, for sure we see, Are protected by male, their role to be. Good examples for all those who follow Not depicting that conduct oh, so shallow. ...

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Critique of poem “The Dawn”

Critique of poem “The Dawn”

April 5, 2016 | Comments: 4

 “The Dawn” is a poem written by Giftus John who was born in St. Joseph and is currently an author of five books, including a collection of poems, ...

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Critique of the poem “Fly”

Critique of the poem “Fly”

April 4, 2016 | Comments: 6

The poet, one of our very own from the village of St. Joseph, is the author of some great local writings. The one most captivating to me that I have read so far is ...

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POEM: The Beginning of Her Power

POEM: The Beginning of Her Power

March 9, 2016 | Comments: 0

The little child sits under a tree with a book, Thinking about her future while the pages told the past. The thought of millions dying has her shook, The idea of ...

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The Flower Poem

The Flower Poem

January 13, 2016 | Comments: 1

Flower so bright, Flower so new. Why does the humming bother you? Spending your time, wishing you knew. Speak with honour.Stand with dignity.

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POETRY: Vote of thanks

POETRY: Vote of thanks

December 9, 2013 | Comments: 1

We’ve been alone, crying in the dark We’ve been saddened so much by things in our past Our souls have been broken for so long We’ve been waiting for someone to ...

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POEM: A Beautiful Testimony about Dominica

POEM: A Beautiful Testimony about Dominica

December 6, 2013 | Comments: 6

A West Indian woman saw me today not by chance, but by Divine appointment last name seemed familiar yet unknown eyes soft but far deep in thought so pleasant kind, ...

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POEM: God made Boys

POEM: God made Boys

November 23, 2013 | Comments: 5

Tiny, little, squible, feeble creatures Fat chubby and smiling sometimes they are But God made these baby boys Who someday will begin to play with toys   ...

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DPC POETRY: Lovely Dominica in transition

DPC POETRY: Lovely Dominica in transition

October 18, 2013 | Comments: 8

This Isle of Beauty is getting crazy, all you hear is killing and robbery. Fire bombing is the new thing; stop hurting my country, let my country bling. So full of ...

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DPC POETRY: Island Girl

DPC POETRY: Island Girl

October 11, 2013 | Comments: 10

You are an island girl born of salt and sun, molded from rich earth. The ocean sighs in each breath you release upon the wind and all the heat of an August sun rages ...

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DPC POETRY: The love warrior

DPC POETRY: The love warrior

October 4, 2013 | Comments: 9

I am a warrior but a baby at love; I appear venomous but my heart is like a dove. The story is true, you’re smitten but you don’t know; no matter how strong you ...

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DPC POETRY: Mama Carnival

DPC POETRY: Mama Carnival

September 27, 2013 | Comments: 4

Have you felt the spirit of Mama Carnival? She’s the true spirit of our survival! Have you felt the spirit of Mama Carnival Freedom asking masked by bacchanal? ...

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DPC POETRY: Waitukubuli

DPC POETRY: Waitukubuli

September 20, 2013 | Comments: 6

‘Watikubuli’, that was her name before the so-called discoverers came and claimed to have discovered her on a Sunday – Thus the name, ‘Dominica’. ...

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DPC POETRY: Scars have names

DPC POETRY: Scars have names

September 13, 2013 | Comments: 7

I woke up to the sound of waves crashing on my bedroom window… Soon I would be caught up in a storm of my own choosing, my words and acts  precipitating into ...

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DPC POETRY: Taken for granted

DPC POETRY: Taken for granted

September 6, 2013 | Comments: 8

He cried at the sight of blood, he pitied the leaves on trees, he prayed everyday, wishing that one day, he would be free. He was never even noticed, he stood his ...

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DPC POETRY: Lost

DPC POETRY: Lost

August 30, 2013 | Comments: 6

I used to be me a few years back, but lost myself along the way, like a leather wallet that slips out of your back pocket, leaving you unaware… In realization, you ...

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DPC POETRY: The rain

DPC POETRY: The rain

August 23, 2013 | Comments: 14

We were sitting there having fun when out of nowhere, it covered the sun. The clouds turned white, there was a really loud sound and the rain came furiously tumbling ...

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DPC POETRY: Tribute to Bob Marley

DPC POETRY: Tribute to Bob Marley

August 9, 2013 | Comments: 7

Bob Marley was the greatest reggae superstar, A voice which spoke against injustice, everywhere. In him there was hope, courage and inspiration; He was a star who ...

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DPC POETRY: A new world is born

DPC POETRY: A new world is born

July 26, 2013 | Comments: 8

The world is not ending like you thought. It’s just not! ‘World without end’, you forgot? But what you must realize is that the bombardment of the earth’s ...

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