Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry: Independent Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe 1962 we were reborn an independent land Lush green hills and brilliant aqua waters in the Caribbean span The sun set on August 6th and we were birthed a new nation Not a giant, but we had the beginnings, perseverance and culture to… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Independent Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

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Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry: Two Black girls without no bus by Denise N. Fyffe

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe What an experience this is for us Travelling thru Needham without no bus It’s a little too adventurous For two black girls without no bus. What an experience this is for us Travelling thru Massachusetts with no blinkin’ bus It’s definitely too much… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Two Black girls without no bus by Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry: Ideas by Denise N. Fyffe

The ideas, they are swirling in my head, Its time, to cut, chop, dissect and use them to earn some bread. One, two, ten and twenty By this time tomorrow I wont remember any. From God its a blessing, For man it may be a curse; But Lord, help me before me little head burst.-… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Ideas by Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry: Sistah, Lif yuh head up by Denise N. Fyffe

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Sistah, Lif yuh head up Pon yuh two foot, yuh fi tan up. Nuh mek nuh baddy tun yuh ova Nuh mek nuh man beat yuh shouldah. Sistah, Girl lif yuh head high, Achieve yuh goals, as far an as wide. Aim to… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Sistah, Lif yuh head up by Denise N. Fyffe