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LITERARY PERSPECTIVES: POEMS and FICTION
4 poems by 2 Caribbea poets
A poem about feminist power
There Will be Time Enough for Laughter
A poem in memory of murdered children
"Ballad of the downfall of the fish-house" (anonymous): a forensic approach to finding the author and meaning from history and critical discourse analysis
(Department of History, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, 2010-04)
Following the physical collapse of the Fish-Market on King’s Wharf in Port of Spain circa 1836, an anonymous poet published “Ballad of the Downfall of the Fish-House,” a satirical commentary on the vestiges of slavery and ...
Gender, Biopolitics and Caribbean Feminisms: Blending Flesh with Beloved Clay
The sub-title for this issue, “Blending Flesh with Beloved Clay”, comes from Dominican writer and politician Phyllis Allfrey’s poem, “Love for An Island”. The poem speaks to the essays, creative works and reflections ...
A Gun at Mi Head
A short poem about domestic violence
Joe Grind is the Jamaican term for a man, other than the spouse, who provides a woman with sexual favours. Such a relationship is engaged in secretly and usually does not involve any emotional attachment. Joe Grind is ...
Washing Dishes with a Crab in the Sink
A simple poem about the tricks of washing dishes while avoiding the tied-up crab
Water-Sister (For All My Water-Sisters)
A poem to my 'water sister'.
La poesía de Roberto Bolaño: Tópicos y ensueños
(Universidad Andrés Bello, 2013-06)
El artículo presenta los diversos tópicos, temas, formas que tiene la poesía de Roberto Bolaño. En sus poemas está expresada la idea de la poesía como territorio del sueño. Sus poemas remiten a cómo la poesía sirve para ...