Books tagged: caribbean poetry

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The Preacher's Dozen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
Part I of this book contains the story of a preacher (John Phillips), his wife (Pearl), their twelve children, and their journey from the island of Trinidad to the United States where they achieved the American dream through education and faith in God. It is a story of hope, victory, deliverance and triumph. Part II contains poems and inspirational messages by family members.
Walking Through The Pain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Essay » Literature
Walking Through The Pain is based on a true story of a baby given up for adoption in Barbados by parents who think it has a better chance of surviving in a middle class family. His adopted father whom he grows to love very much dies when he is eight. After ten months, adverse circumstances force his adopted mother to sell up and downgrade to a much smaller shop far away from his friends.
Affections: Collection of Poetry (Vol.1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
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Lost in a cacophony of infatuation, love and yearning, one poet seeks to capture with pen and ink the deepest desires of the lonely heart. Like a child drunken by first love's kiss, he recites every detail and every notion learned, every feeling, every craving and every wishful whim of bliss in harmonious adolescent love. If you like romantic poetry without erotica then this is definitely for you
Beyond the Horizon: Journeys in Poetry and Prose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2012 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Beyond the Horizon" is a chapbook style collection of works by author and poet Randy Baker. With a predominately Caribbean setting, 21 works of poetry and fiction combine to take the reader on a journey through physical and emotional landscapes, as seen and imagined by the author. Though regional in approach, the messages and explorations of "Beyond the Horizon" are universally relevant.
Why My Tears Drop
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Why My Tears Drop, this enticing collection of poetry, is a fascinating book that addresses the critic and the need to reflect the opinion of a public that misconstrued the attitude and social position of the poet. Poetically, the book was written to engage the audience in a more precise and constructive manner. Despite that fact, the poet remains highly romantic and critical of the class issue.
Lamentations: Collection of Poetry Volume 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Sorrow, like that subtle dagger conquering the sword, owes its strength to stealth. It is a brooding thing. A bleeding depression like the lonely light of the moon ever searching for the waking few who enjoy basking in its gloomy embrace. Truth be told we all bathe in its hollow light from time to time. When lover’s leave, when family flees, when death seethes….we all bask in the midnight gloom
Crossing Bridges
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Poems written over the course of ten dynamic years of living+loving+librarianship+traveling+writing+thinking+Garifuna cultural preservation+justice+purpose+maturing+finding inspiration in paradise.
Jamaican Pebbles
Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Poetic words that express a range of experiences; including general life events, love, the spiritual and social issues. Jamaican Pebbles also contributes snippets or gems of wisdom that are true to guiding anyone through life.
Messages to the Deaf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Many times we turn a blind eye or a deaf ear; ignore the messages and evidence right in front of us. We ask why, ignoring the signs; then act out in surprise or disbelief when we are presented with the immoral aspects of life and human fallacy. It’s time to free our mind and use our senses.
Recount Jamaica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Recount Jamaica is an ode to my island home, a review of experiences in years past. These experiences are encapsulated in poetic verse and I am thankful that I lived to tell the good, the bad and the beautiful.