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Jamaican Poetry: Hurricane Sandy (Dance Sandy dance)


By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Denise N. Fyffe Hurricane Sandy blew very strong Kicked up her skirts Backed slapped Jamaica with her right hand; Sandy trampled across the […]

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Jamaican Poetry: Who is Professor Mervyn Morris? Poet Laureate of Jamaica


His name may not cut a dash with the dancehall crowd, but on the local arts scene, poet/author Mervyn Morris enjoys as much adulation as deejays Beenie Man or Bounty […]

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Professor Mervyn Morris named first Poet Laureate in 60 years


Professor Emeritus Mervyn Morris has been named Jamaica’s first Poet Laureate in 60 years. Morris, an eminent poet was named by the Tourism Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill this morning. The […]

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