Calabash Schedule Day 1 courtesy of www.calabashfestival.org
Jamaica Poetry, Jamaican Writers

The Calabash Experience – Calabash Schedule, 3 nights of World Class Poetry

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Calabash 2014, as said  by many at the festival, is a world class event featuring some of the best poets, writers and authors in the world. This bi-annual event featured many great writers such as Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith, Sir Salman Rushdie, Mukoma wa Ngugi,… Continue reading The Calabash Experience – Calabash Schedule, 3 nights of World Class Poetry

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Jamaica Poetry

Alone by Maya Angelou

Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And bread loaf is not stone I came up with one thing And I don't believe I'm wrong That nobody, But nobody Can make it out here alone. Alone, all alone Nobody, but nobody Can make it out here… Continue reading Alone by Maya Angelou

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