Poetry Corner

POEM: Dominica prostituted

POEM: Dominica prostituted

February 7, 2011 | Comments: 21

Mine, Yours, Nature Isle of Splendor Its unique feminine Contour Now Bludgeoned Any man, tricksters, fraudsters, neo-colonialists Worming their way through her ...

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POEM: Skerro speaks

POEM: Skerro speaks

February 2, 2011 | Comments: 27

It’s no intention of mine, Why do they call on me to resign? After all I’ve done for you; my people They are just a disgruntled few. I say to hell with them! No ...

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POEM: Teenage pregnancy – a cry to parents

POEM: Teenage pregnancy – a cry to parents

January 10, 2011 | Comments: 27

Mommy I’m pregnant And I know you may be angry But before you hit me Or start to judge me Take a minute and listen Pay attention to me. Mommy, you never taught me ...

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POEM: Nature ‘Dominica’

POEM: Nature ‘Dominica’

January 7, 2011 | Comments: 2

Nature is beautiful as every day we see Rivers, valleys, mountains, and streams On bright sunny days, we walk cool, we talk calm And enjoy the environment seen all ...

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POEM: Rise woman rise

POEM: Rise woman rise

December 16, 2010 | Comments: 16

Blows on your tail, But I love him Curse words in your face But I love him Black and blue all over you But still you love him. Treated like dirt But I love him ...

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POEM: LÉVÉ ZANFAN LÉVÉ

POEM: LÉVÉ ZANFAN LÉVÉ

November 3, 2010 | Comments: 7

Lévé zanfan lévé Jou ka ouvè Sòlèy ka lévé Zozyo ka chanté Lévé zanfan lévé Tan pou benyen E pou abiyé Pou ba kòu gyad Pou wivé lékol Lévé zanfan ...

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POEM: Protect My Innocence (dedicated to abused children)

POEM: Protect My Innocence (dedicated to abused children)

October 21, 2010 | Comments: 6

For some silver and gold, My innocence is sold Mommy allows him To daily abuse me. Protector to me My mommy should be But into his hands She delivers me My life is ...

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POEM – Ladies: The Question is Why?

POEM – Ladies: The Question is Why?

October 18, 2010 | Comments: 13

Why do we treat the dawgs as if they are kings? Then they turn and treat us as if we are nothing When they come to us with their lies, we instantly believe Then turn ...

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POEM: Goddess of Night by Tania Burnett

POEM: Goddess of Night by Tania Burnett

October 14, 2010 | Comments: 4

Goddess of the moon and stars, O’ night skies and wonders far. Goddess of deep lovers sleep, O’ dreams and fantasies unseen. Awaken from upon your bed Where ...

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POEM: Stop the abuse by Justina V. John

POEM: Stop the abuse by Justina V. John

October 5, 2010 | Comments: 10

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. We ...

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POEM: Champaign Reef

POEM: Champaign Reef

September 23, 2010 | Comments: 11

Dive and enjoy the fizz from the Champaign As the coral reef looks on at this sight. Bubbles floating like a carnival train. Ascending to the surface, tough terrain. ...

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POEM: Will they understand me?

POEM: Will they understand me?

August 25, 2010 | Comments: 6

Maybe the next generation won’t understand my thoughts, ‘Cause I am telling his-story. Bubbles of ideas emerging from my pot and yet I still hunger for ...

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POEM: The eternal companion

POEM: The eternal companion

August 17, 2010 | Comments: 5

From the womb to the tomb you are there, Ever present in every sphere, Immersed in you for nine long months, You witnessed my every move, even my sucking thumb. Your ...

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POEM: This Child, My Child

POEM: This Child, My Child

April 9, 2010 | Comments: 8

By Philbert George When I look into the eyes of my child I see beauty entwined with innocence I see boldness unmatched- Mischief beyond limits When I look into the ...

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POEM: A Mother’s Love

POEM: A Mother’s Love

April 2, 2010 | Comments: 10

By Philbert George My child, my child, Where did we go wrong? Never wanted you to be a vagabond My child, my child, I’ve tried to read your mind Did you have to ...

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POEM: Who do you blame?

POEM: Who do you blame?

April 1, 2010 | Comments: 15

By Joel Challenger Ask me not who, for I cannot not answer. Why must silence prevail, then we stand shocked; Homes ripped apart, who’s responsible? Perplexed by ...

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POEM: That young man with the gun

POEM: That young man with the gun

March 31, 2010 | Comments: 1

By Mark Sylvester That young man with the gun is a misguided missile. Can reason reach him before disaster strikes? Who will smother that flame that fuels his ...

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POEM: Nature’s beauty

POEM: Nature’s beauty

March 30, 2010 | Comments: 13

By Philbert George There she stands tall in appearance Her appetizing body beckoning for romance She’s clothed with a coat made mostly of green Tall is her body, ...

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POEM: Dose dat live in glass house

POEM: Dose dat live in glass house

March 29, 2010 | Comments: 2

Dem ole people always say, “Dose dat live In glass house should not t’row stone.” ‘Cause, today, ah for me; and tomorrow, ah for you. Dem ole people also ...

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POEM: Bele’ dancers

POEM: Bele’ dancers

March 22, 2010 | Comments: 10

Her feet tumbled over each other in sharp grace, Like rounded pebbles on the bed of a stream. The taboo of her quickening pace, Are the results of a taut rythmic ...

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POEM: One too many

POEM: One too many

March 18, 2010 | Comments: 4

The pain and anguish that you bear Cannot be solved by drinking a beer Some see it as only enjoying life But oftentimes it’s pain inside. Adding on to that single ...

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POEM: A cry from the Nature Isle

POEM: A cry from the Nature Isle

March 10, 2010 | Comments: 43

Thirsty, oh so thirsty, but my tears are seared by the sun’s rays As they slowly trickle to the ocean.  Don’t my children care? My body slowly sacrificed by ...

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