Jamaica Poetry

Woman Work by Maya Angelou

I've got the children to tend The clothes to mend The floor to mop The food to shop Then the chicken to fry The baby to dry I got company to feed The garden to weed I've got shirts to press The tots to dress The cane to be cut I gotta clean up this… Continue reading Woman Work by Maya Angelou

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Jamaica Poetry, Other Writers

Dutty Tough by Louise Bennett

Dutty Tough - by Louise Bennett Sun a shine but tings no bright; Doah pot a bwile, bickle no nuff; River flood but water scarce, yawl Rain a fall but dutty tough. Tings so bad dat nowadays when Yuh ask smaddy how dem do Dem fraid yuh tek it tell dem back, So dem no… Continue reading Dutty Tough by Louise Bennett

Book Reviews and Features

10 Tips for Maintaining the Discipline of Writing by Denise N. Fyffe

The Passion for Writing In 2014, I declared that I will bite the self-publishing bullet and publish at least one of my manuscripts each month. However, I did not publish not one self-published ebook or paperback in 2014, because I was dealing with an illness that would have me in surgery by year's end. But,… Continue reading 10 Tips for Maintaining the Discipline of Writing by Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Expert Teacher’s Guide

Book Excerpt from How to Keep Writing by Denise N. Fyffe

Introduction to How to Keep Writing Where do you find the time to write so many books? I have heard this question asked by my peers so many times. The simple answer is that I make the time and I commit to the process. Since 2009, I committed fully to becoming a published author. Originally,… Continue reading Book Excerpt from How to Keep Writing by Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaica Poetry, Other Writers

Colonization in Reverse by Louise Bennett

Colonization in Reverse - by Louise Bennett "Wat a joyful news, Miss Mattie I feel like me heart gwine burs Jamaica people colonizin Englan in reverse. By de hundred, by de tousan From country and from town, By de ship-load, by de plane-load Jamaica is Englan boun. Dem a pour out a Jamaica Everybody future… Continue reading Colonization in Reverse by Louise Bennett

Jamaica Poetry, Other Writers

Dry-Foot Bwoy by Louise Bennett

Dry-Foot Bwoy by Miss LouWha wrong wid Mary dry-foot bwoy?Dem gal got him fi mock,An when me meet him tarra nightDe bwoy gi me a shock!Me tell him seh him auntie anHim cousin dem sen howdyAn ask him how him getting awn.Him seh, 'Oh, jolley,jolleyl'Me start fi feel so sorry fiDe po bad-lucky soul,Me tink… Continue reading Dry-Foot Bwoy by Louise Bennett

Jamaica Poetry, Other Writers

Kas Kas by Louise Bennett

By: Louise Bennett Yuh se me trial now mah? Dat marga gal winjy Want put me eena kas-kas An big lian story She sen come call me toder day An wen ah goh me chile De whole fambly gader roun me Like I was kerosene ile Dem sey smaddy tell miss Terry An she tell… Continue reading Kas Kas by Louise Bennett

Jamaica Poetry, Other Writers

No Lickle Twang by Louise Bennett

By: Louise Bennett Coverley Me glad fi see yuh come back, bwoy, But lawd, yuh let me dung Me shame a yuh so till all a Me proudness drop a grung. Yuh mean yuh go dah Merica An spen six whole mont deh, An come back not a piece better Dan how yuh did go… Continue reading No Lickle Twang by Louise Bennett

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe

#WhyIWrite: Book 10 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

I just watched a video by renowned author J.K. Rowling, and I believe that she gets what many authors like myself are going through. Her Harvard Commencement speech was about 'The Benefits of Failure' and I could tell that she lived exactly what I am now going through. To have that  similarity is a great motivator.… Continue reading #WhyIWrite: Book 10 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, Messages to the Deaf

#WhyIWrite: Book 9 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

I just watched a video by renowned author J.K. Rowling, and I believe that she gets what many authors like myself are going through. Her Harvard Commencement speech was about 'The Benefits of Failure' and I could tell that she lived exactly what I am now going through. To have that  similarity is a great motivator.… Continue reading #WhyIWrite: Book 9 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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#WhyIWrite: Book 8 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

I just watched a video by renowned author J.K. Rowling, and I believe that she gets what many authors like myself are going through. Her Harvard Commencement speech was about 'The Benefits of Failure' and I could tell that she lived exactly what I am now going through. To have that  similarity is a great motivator.… Continue reading #WhyIWrite: Book 8 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Academic/Trade Books, Book Reviews and Features, The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor's Handbook

Feature on The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

INTRODUCTION It should be made particularly apparent that there is no separate distinction between the roles and responsibilities of a school counsellor. Seemingly, no understandable approach was identified to distinguish or separate what are roles, versus, what are responsibilities. What can be said however is that responsibilities are dependent on the type of role that… Continue reading Feature on The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, Jamaican Writers

Books by Jamaican Author Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaican Author and Poetess Denise N. Fyffe Denise N. Fyffe, B.Sc., P. Dip., b.1981 in Kingston, Jamaica, completed her Bachelors degree in Career Development and Counselling and Post Graduate Diploma in Education at the Vocational Training and Development Institute (VTDI). She also studied Software Development and Design with the Caribbean Institute of Technology (CIT). As… Continue reading Books by Jamaican Author Denise N. Fyffe

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Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Credentials of the School Counsellor Most professionals are guided by ethical standards for which their members may be held accountable and professional practice improved. Relatively young professions such as school counselling, develop these standards over time and they become systematized in codes. From these standards and guidelines the responsibilities that govern school counsellors are derived.… Continue reading Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Expert Teacher’s Guide

Book Excerpt from The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

The Expert Teacher Some teach for teaching sake, and this is one of the reasons that the noble profession of teaching is being stigmatized by unconstructive connotations. It is not impossible to erode the failures of the past and lay a new legacy in teaching; it is certainly possible if as individuals we take on… Continue reading Book Excerpt from The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe
Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, The Expert Teacher’s Guide

Book Feature on The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

  My books can be found at a number of online websites, including: Smashwords.com, Barnes and Noble, Lulu.com, Bookworld.com.au - Australia, Amazon.com - United States, Amazon.co.uk - UK, Amazon.ca - Canada, Amazon.co.jp - Japan, Amazon.it - Italy, Amazon.es - Spain, Amazon.fr - France, Amazon.at - Austria, Amazon.de - Germany and Kobo. Other Books by Denise N. Fyffe: The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students Learning Management System Efficiency vs. Staff Proficiency Sophie's Place: A look at Career Development for the Disabled… Continue reading Book Feature on The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students by Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Feature on Declarations for My Sons and Daughters by Denise N. Fyffe

Declarations for my Sons & Daughters I started writing this free ebook, Declarations for my Sons & Daughters, after contemplating the life that I wanted for my children. In a world such as this, we cannot leave anything to chance. I want my children to come into an intimate relationship with God and not have to… Continue reading Book Feature on Declarations for My Sons and Daughters by Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaica Poetry

The Calabash Experience: Lovers Leap Guest House

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2018, Denise N. Fyffe With bated breath and eager hearts, Davene and I are eager to reach the cool hills of St. Elizabeth. We have been waiting for months, to experience the world-renowned literary festival, Calabash, at Treasure Beach. We had a few false starts in trying to leave… Continue reading The Calabash Experience: Lovers Leap Guest House

Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, Empowering the 21st Century Worker, Examining Career Development in Jamaica and Australia, Is the Registry Happy, Learning Management System Efficiency vs. Staff Proficiency, Sophie's Place

Feature on Career Development Books by Denise N. Fyffe

The idea for this analysis in, Is the Registry Happy, was born out of the direct contact with the Registry staff of a learning organization. Questions and concerns arose as to the career development exposure of the staff members and the benefits that could be derived from this type of exposure. The overall perspective of… Continue reading Feature on Career Development Books by Denise N. Fyffe

Bible Study, Jamaican Writers

Abraham’s Inheritance, The Black Nation by Denise N. Fyffe

The Inheritance of Many Nations As I read Romans 4, I allowed the Holy Spirit to reveal the truth of the scriptures to me, a particular concept became very clear. We live in the time of Abraham’s full inheritance that of being a father of many nations. Romans 4:13-25 13 Clearly, God’s promise to give the whole… Continue reading Abraham’s Inheritance, The Black Nation by Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Excerpt from Is the Registry Happy by Denise N. Fyffe

The idea for this analysis in, Is the Registry Happy by Denise N. Fyffe, was born out of the direct contact with the Registry staff of a learning organisation. . On the job training Whether workers have been in the job market for many years or just a day, employers must anticipate training new employees… Continue reading Book Excerpt from Is the Registry Happy by Denise N. Fyffe

The Faith Chronicles

The Faith Chronicles Part 3 – Living up to your Potential, or not

Have you ever experienced that moment where you realise that you are not living up to your potential? It is almost like having a tidal wave of disenchantment of self and dissatisfaction with life all rolled up into life. How can you even attain this when the odds seem to be against you, knocking you… Continue reading The Faith Chronicles Part 3 – Living up to your Potential, or not

Jamaican Stories / Future Books, The Faith Chronicles

The Faith Chronicles Part 2 – Moral Dilemma

Faith was sick and tired of living a lie; or to what feels like a constant delusion. She tried to be this good person but in her mind when she gets angry, she was more like a vigilante in the movies. Really, she was not afraid of people and felt an irresistible urge to fight… Continue reading The Faith Chronicles Part 2 – Moral Dilemma

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The Faith Chronicles

The Faith Chronicles Part 1 – Is the Spiritual sabbatical over?

Faith fears that her playtime is over and God is demanding his due and his time. Of course, she is his child, but a rebel. He has allowed her to learn things her way and abate her curiosity of things. And like any other child, come back broken and bored and thinking there is nothing… Continue reading The Faith Chronicles Part 1 – Is the Spiritual sabbatical over?