Vladimir Lucien


New CaribbeanThe thing for me is, firstly, while I recognise the usefulness of full publication as a rubicon for determining real writers from aspiring ones, I do think there are many things that we can miss. For instance, over the last few years, some local anthologies have been published, representing the poetic output at national levels – Jubilation which celebrated 50 years of Jamaican independence, Ste. Lisi: Poems and Art of St. Lucia, published in honour of one of St. Lucia’s elder statesmen of letters, McDonald Dixon; 100 Poems from Trinidad and Tobago and several anthologies coming out of St. Martin, under House of Nehesi publishing.

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The Day He Got It

Samuel use to tell the girls tings. Would put his finger in the fellas face and say, “smell”. A salty sour stink was on it and sweat and fresh. He would tell the girls the tings he would do them, …

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