A Poet's House

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Mango Pub., 2005 - Poetry - 102 pages
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Richly textured language deeply rooted in Caribbean culture marks these poetic lyricisms from a revered Jamaican poet. Observant and insightful poetry gives reference to personal and national life in Jamaica, bringing together an understanding and analysis of Caribbean culture that can be enjoyed by general readers and academics.

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Contents

A Poets House
9
On Seeing a Photograph of a Church and its Graveyard
22
A Dream of Ghana
35
Metaphysics and Trombone
48
Music in the Rain
49
A Walk on the Beach
63
Other Islands
77
Another Passion
91
Copyright

About the author (2005)

Earl McKenzie is the author of the short story collections A Boy Named Ossie and The Roads to Mount Joyful and the poetry collection Against Linearity. He lectures in philosophy at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, in Jamaica, and was awarded a Musgrave Medal for his contribution to literature.

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