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GUYANA’S NATIONAL SONGS

GUYANA’S  NATIONAL  SONGS

  1. Oh Beautiful Guyana
  2. My Guyana El Dorado
  3. My Native Land
  4. The Song of Guyana’s Children

 OH BEAUTIFUL GUYANA

 Oh my lovely native land

More dear to me than all the world

Thy sun-washed, sun-kissed strand

Or down upon the borders

Looking out upon the deep

The great Atlantic

Blown into a fury or asleep

At morn, at noon – or better

In the crimson sunset’s glow

I love thee, Oh I love thee.  

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My Guyana El Dorada – by Ewalt (Waltie) Ainsworth

Ewalt (Waltie) Ainsworth

This article/story is one of many on this site that has been written by Guyana-born Ewalt (Waltie) Ainsworth.  He left Guyana in the early 1980’s and now lives in New Jersey. He is now almost totally blind but this impediment has not stopped his academic studies or his ability to craft his interesting and sometimes amusing stories about Guyana, the USA, and life.               E-mail: jenewalt@aol.com

MY GUYANA EL DORADO       

BY  EWALT AINSWORTH

Every citizen, every denizen born of woman, is sovereign to a country.  My Guyana El Dorado, in rum and in nature, has been diluted in more ways than one.  The Guyanese people have stopped eating ‘hand-to-mouth and have devolved into eating ‘battie-to mouth.’  As soon as the fowl lay the egg, they drop it and cook it.  As soon as Western Union delivers the money order, they start spending.  They do not see a future ahead.      Continue reading

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