Richard Georges

Richard Georges's poetry has appeared in Prelude, Smartish Pace, decomP, The Puritan, WILDNESS, The Caribbean Writer, The Rusty Toque, Wasafiri and elsewhere. He is the author of the collection Make Us All Islands (Shearsman, 2017). He lives and works in the British Virgin Islands.

Exorcism / Freeport

when I was eight, a priest came and flicked holy water into the four corners of this wooden house that kept my parents, two sons, a daughter, and a darkening forest in its mouth. The priest muttered in Latin, crossed …

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