Monthly Archives: November 2013

Poem: Picture On The Wall – By Dmitri Allicock + video

Picture On The Wall

Picture on the wall

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The Street Vendor of Guyana – By Dmitri Allicock-

Street vendor - Georgetown 1934

Street vendor – Georgetown 1934

The Street Vendor of Guyana

By Dmitri Allicock

“The “Peanut man” grew his own peanuts downriver from Linden and carried his roasted peanuts in large burlap bags which were quickly sold out. Great conversation and enjoyable peanuts in a paper bag of lasting memories.”

Maze of crowded passageways between crude stalls, hawkers standing in the streets, goods laid out on the sidewalk, is a common sight of downtown Georgetown that extends all over the country. Here Guyanese Creole in all its uninhibited fluency is tossed back and forth between seller and potential customers as all prices are negotiable. Any item that can be carried in a bag is on sale here in the pure spirit entrepreneurship.    Continue reading

RIVER OF HOPE – Poem by Dmitri Allicock

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RIVER OF HOPE 

By Dmitri Allicock

Walk along the rivershore of dreams
Reflection of memories drifting upstream
Voyager of time travel to your heart be true
Pleasant smiles paddling gently in canoe

Read more : River of Hope

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Guyana: Beyond Beautiful – Imaging Interior Travels – video  Continue reading

My Grandfather’s Grave By Dmitri Allicock

My Grandfather’s :Grave

By Dmitri Allicock

Rustling leaves and gently breeze
Soft whispers and mind at ease
Guavas branches and two doves
Watching my grandfather’s grave from above
Looking beyond where Harpy Eagles fly

Dear land of Guyana arches the sky
Cloudland with crystal waters serene
Sweetest fruits and pastures green
Foggy shores then grandfather’s corial appear   Continue reading

Scarlet Ibis of Guyana – by Dmitri Allicock

Scarlet Ibis of Guyana – by Dmitri Allicock

Below is a poem of the gorgeous Scarlet Ibis of Guyana and above is a Brazilian video that demonstrates it as well.

Read the poem by Dmitri Allicock: Scarlet Ibis of Guyana