Monthly Archives: December 2014

YEAR’S END- 12 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

YEAR’S END- 12 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

years end

Merry finches sing and waters run

Passage of time, year almost done

Curtain closes and memories dwell

Yesterday shadows, we bid farewell

Bless each other with a fresh start Continue reading

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2014 IN REVIEW – By Dmitri Allicock

world jpeg

2014 IN REVIEW

By Dmitri Allicock

Another year almost gone before eternal goodbye

Only a few days left and a brand new slate to try

A year of both good and bad and the in between

Tales of much drama and life on the world scene Continue reading

A SLICE OF CHRISTMAS – By Dmitri Allicock

A SLICE OF CHRISTMAS

By Dmitri Allicock

Black cake

Fruits soaked in wine, eggs, orange peel and some flour too

Baking powder, rum, butter, black treacle & sugar that grew

Perhaps some roasted nuts, then mixed with eggs cracked

Grease or line pan with parchment paper then oven ‘ill react

Place into preheated oven and give it about 2 hours to cook Continue reading

RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY – By Dmitri Allicock

Cowboys

RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY

 By Dmitri Allicock

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 Stride through soft savannah high

Grasslands of Guyana a regal sigh

5000 sq. mils of swamp and plains

Steady in saddle with guiding reins Continue reading

CUTTING SUGARCANE – By Dmitri Allicock

cane cutter

CUTTING SUGARCANE

 By Dmitri Allicock

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In the blazing heat or pouring rain

Cutlass chopping stalks of sugarcane

Guyanese men like steel and leather

Breaking backs in the humid weather Continue reading

THE ECSTASY OF GOLD – By Dmitri Allicock

 gold mining

THE ECSTASY OF GOLD

By Dmitri Allicock

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Deep in the heart of Guyana’s Jungle

Jaguars, snakes and waterfalls tumble

Highland shouts and echoes of gold

The ecstasy of gold for souls so bold Continue reading

GUYANA-THE SUN IS SHINING- POEMS – By Dmitri Allicock

GUYANA-THE SUN IS SHINING-POEMS

By Dmitri Allicock

sun is shining

HOME OF HEART

It has been years since I flew the nest
But my humble home I like the best
Memories of family closeness I feel again
Precious roots that still crowds my brain
Time and many years since I bid farewell
Neighbors and friends I remember well
Home, where the sun still shines so bright
That still lives in my heart and forever right

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TALONS OF GUYANA’S HARPY – By Dmitri Allicock

Harpy Eagle

TALONS OF GUYANA’S HARPY

By Dmitri Allicock

Prehistoric sharp and thrilling Harpy Eagle calls

Leaping from his perch like a thunderbolt he falls

Deafening screech of wolf of Guyana’s that flies

One of the largest ferocious eagle of Amazonia’s skies Continue reading