Tag: islands

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by Angus Dunn
It seems some Calvinist has been there / naming the island...
by Donald S. Murray
Sphagnum moss remembers. It recalls / the touchdown of each lark that tumbles / down upon its surface, the slightness of that weight / recorded...
by William Oliphant
(from The Four Seasons) / / Seen from the machair’s edge / miles of white sand swathe north. / The light is Greek, I’m told, / The green...
by Derek Walcott
This page is a cloud between whose fraying edges / a headland with mountains appears brokenly / then is hidden again until what emerges / from...
by Philip Nanton
Where sea and land meet, begin there. / The ampersand, the join, is a fault / which caused jagged peaks to rise – / from...
by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner
I prepared the package / for my friends in the states / the dangling earrings woven / into half moons black pearls glinting / like an eye in...
by Farah Didi
narrow / wind kissed roads, / unpaved with / coral stones, / must be / swept twice daily, / / drifting in / with the salty air, / smells of smoked tuna, / drying out in...
by Nicolás Guillén
A thoroughbred cyclone, / recently arrived in Cuba from the Bahama Islands. / It was raised in Bermuda, / but has relatives in Barbados. / It has been...
by Antoine Abel
Your country / Is studded with mountains, / Seychelles lad. / / With tough granite / With crude gravel / And with coral, your country. / / Your country / Wears a belt / Of white beaches loosening...
by Richard Georges
The surf choruses salted ritual, / the crescendo of milky waves turn on each other / and then the shore rolls up and out...
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