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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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DPC POETRY: Diablotin

DPC POETRY: Diablotin

July 5, 2013 | Comments: 9

Diablotin, you little devil! You’re so far from being evil… Your behaviour does not inspire terror: Uncanny you may be, uncalculating, uncaged… It’s your ...

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DPC POETRY: The equality of joy and sadness

DPC POETRY: The equality of joy and sadness

June 28, 2013 | Comments: 6

Our first breath of life we were sad, crying, not knowing nothing. The first touch of our mother brought us joy and comfort, young and innocent without no thought. ...

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DPC POETRY: Uncovering the faces of Truth

DPC POETRY: Uncovering the faces of Truth

June 21, 2013 | Comments: 5

You speak and the words being spoken become your safety net; widgets speaking things behind which you can hide, shifting the concept between reality and truth. You ...

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DPC POETRY: Loud noises

DPC POETRY: Loud noises

June 7, 2013 | Comments: 14

I hear loud noises outside my door. What’s that I hear them talking about? I look out, I see no one, I hear no one. I hear loud noises outside my door. Is it my ...

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DPC POETRY: Lost words on a concrete slab

DPC POETRY: Lost words on a concrete slab

May 31, 2013 | Comments: 11

Phillip Timothy’s monument lies hidden behind a fence spiked with needle-sharp iron grids that sew holes in our memories. Through these, the events of May 29th ...

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DPC POETRY: Shy bride

DPC POETRY: Shy bride

May 24, 2013 | Comments: 10

I wore white to my wedding, A testament to all I’d lost. Symbol of a lie, but a must if I were to walk the tightrope of modesty. Condemned by those who ...

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DPC POETRY: BEAUTY? It must be the water!

DPC POETRY: BEAUTY? It must be the water!

May 17, 2013 | Comments: 11

It must be the water… The elixir of the gods Clear, pristine That heaven-spun brew The gods drew And poured into the Atlantic stream Combined with the verdant ...

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DPC POETRY: Happy Mother’s Day

DPC POETRY: Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2013 | Comments: 13

The greatest Mother’s Day gift ever Is the joy of seeing your daughter Become an even more amazing mother Than you ever were, but knowing that her Basis for ...

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DPC POETRY: Deep Feelings of Home

DPC POETRY: Deep Feelings of Home

May 3, 2013 | Comments: 11

How can I tell you how I feel? To wake up to the sound of noises the familiar noise of dogs barking late in the night of cocks crowing one after the other… ...

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DPC POETRY: Solitude

DPC POETRY: Solitude

April 26, 2013 | Comments: 9

Alone in a crowd Enjoying my own company Wondering who would dare Disturb my solitude! I am warm in the assurance Of the love surrounding me Protecting me from harm ...

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POEM: Tropical Dream

POEM: Tropical Dream

April 25, 2013 | Comments: 11

I went to the edge of the precipice and was hypnotized as I looked across the sea to a land that called me by name A land that beckoned with the lure of tranquility ...

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DPC POETRY: She Wishes for Evanescence

DPC POETRY: She Wishes for Evanescence

April 22, 2013 | Comments: 13

Editor’s note: Due to the circumstances of Friday April 19, 2013, Dominica News Online (DNO) did not publish DPC Poetry. We now present the latest edition of ...

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DPC POETRY: The cry of a tormented soul

DPC POETRY: The cry of a tormented soul

April 12, 2013 | Comments: 18

The Cry Of A Tormented Soul! (I couldn’t pray, so I confessed, then I begged!) ‘Hail Mary, mother of God’ Seemed so fabricated ‘Our father, who art in ...

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DPC POETRY: I am a Creole lioness

DPC POETRY: I am a Creole lioness

April 5, 2013 | Comments: 39

I am the future politician Pierre Charles from Sout’ City Grand Bay The next generation of Maya Angelou I am the replica of Unicef aka Philip Mobudu Francis ...

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DPC POETRY: High heels and lipstick

DPC POETRY: High heels and lipstick

March 29, 2013 | Comments: 19

Editor’s note:  Welcome to the second edition in the series, “DPC Poetry”, a collaborative undertaking of DNO and Domnichen Poetic Circle (DPC). This new ...

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DPC POETRY: On the bus!!

DPC POETRY: On the bus!!

March 22, 2013 | Comments: 11

Editor’s note:  This is the first post in a series entitled “DPC Poetry” which is being brought to you by DNO and Domnichen Poetic Circle (DPC) ...

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‘DPC Poetry’ on DNO

‘DPC Poetry’ on DNO

March 20, 2013 | Comments: 5

Dominica News Online (DNO), will begin  publishing a new feature called ‘DPC Poetry’ on Friday March 22. The new post is being undertaken in ...

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POEM: Dominica Sings

POEM: Dominica Sings

March 19, 2013 | Comments: 25

Listen to her as She wakes before dawn The sweet melody starts Natures spawn Never in this island Will you hear her moan The intensity of the winds Have all the ...

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POEM: Good Ole Days!

POEM: Good Ole Days!

February 21, 2013 | Comments: 41

Remember the days When man had to boom ride not that you did not have de money Or it was too expensive You had spent it buying bakes and accra Coconuts tablets and ...

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POEM: Youthfulness

POEM: Youthfulness

January 14, 2013 | Comments: 1

Times have changed and so have I, I am youthfulness! This is the age of new technology, globalization..a stunning difference from years gone by, My vibrancy, ...

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