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Green- Green Grass of Guyana – Thirty Two Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video

Green- Green Grass of Guyana

Thirty Two Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

Green Green Grass of Guyana

GREEN- GREEN GRASS OF HOME
Over the green hills where macaws fly
And under those cloudy Demerara’s sky

There is a pathway which crosses a creek
Where the tea- water runs fresh and sweet

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COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS – GUYANA – TWENTY EIGHT POEMS – By Dmitri Allicock

COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

-GUYANA-

TWENTY EIGHT POEMS

By Dmitri Allicock

Dmitri

Joyful Christmas Day is almost here

Christ’s birth rejoiced with feelings so dear

Melodious carols praises the season with delight

Stardust illuminates with colorful flickering lights

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GUYANA A place of the heart Twenty Five Poems By Dmitri Allicock + video

GUYANA

A place of the heart

 Twenty Five Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

Allicock WALA WALA BING BANG IN DEY!

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SWEETNESS OF GUYANA – TWELVE POEMS – By Dmitri Allicock

sweetness of Guyana

SWEETNESS OF GUYANA

TWELVE POEMS

By Dmitri Allicock

 BOUNTIFUL POMEROON
Sing a song of praise to the land
And reap a rich harvest so grand
Treated it well and watch it grow
The sweetness of what you sowed.

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THE HOATZIN – A bird without rules – By Dmitri Allicock

 Hoatzin bird

 THE HOATZIN

A bird without rules

By Dmitri Allicock

The National Bird of Guyana, and a story to tell

An evolutionary mystery with that strange smell

Redolent of cow manure, the Canje Pheasants are

A clumsy bird in flight, shape and origin, bizarre

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GUYANA- life at its purest – 12 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video

GUYANA- life at its purest

 12 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

Dmitri

BIRTHDAY KISSES FOR MY DAUGHTER
On September 17, shortly before seven
A darling baby girl was sent from heaven
The angels, doctors & the nurses all knew
That my everlasting love for you was true

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THIS IS MY GUYANA – 21 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

21 poems

   THIS IS MY GUYANA  

 21 Poems 

By Dmitri Allicock

My Beautiful Guyana such a sweet name to me
Sea of Green and Lush Scenery
Magnificent Birds overlook foaming tide
Golden Tamarin Monkeys scamper and hide
Rushing Rapids and Tumbling Falls aloud
Land of history that makes us proud
O sweet Guyana, land of many faces
.

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Taste of Guyana – By Dmitri Allicock + video

Taste of Guyana

By Dmitri Allicock

Most Guyanese know but no songs are sung

That convey the taste of home like the tongue

Pepperpot and bread, our salt- fish & fry bake

That special taste of Christmas with black cake

Seven curry with fresh roti rolled flat with a pin

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THE 1939 HOPE BRIDGE OF UPPER DEMERARA – By Dmitri Allicock

THE 1939 HOPE BRIDGE OF UPPER DEMERARA

The 1938 Hope Bridge

THE FIRST BRIDGE ACROSS THE DEMERARA RIVER

By Dmitri Allicock

The days of trembling tracks

Of Upper Demerara, way back

Whistle and thunder that excite

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FERRY OF THE FOG – By Dmitri Allicock + music video

Fog-Ferry

FERRY OF THE FOG

By Dmitri Allicock

The gentle Demerara River cast a foggy spell

Deep beyond the coast where the ferry dwells

Ferryboats connecting Linden in morning sway

Thick cloudy dampen vapors obscuring the day

Born of bauxite, a ferry, one hundred years old

Echoes in the fog of many stories yet to be told

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