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Guyana- A Simple Thank You – 20 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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40 YEARS SINCE JONESTOWN – By Dmitri Allicock

40 YEARS SINCE JONESTOWN

[November 18, 1978]

By Dmitri Allicock

 

 Twas Guyana’s jungle on this day in November

Horror of Jonestown, sorrowfully remembered

Forty years since Jim Jones, a disciple of death

And here, 914 people, drew their final breath

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A Ring of Heartbreak Love & Family – By Dmitri Allicock

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Trekking Thru Guyana – 21 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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A TRIBUTE TO MY FATHER – By Dmitri Allicock

A TRIBUTE TO MY FATHER

By Dmitri Allicock

(2012- Left to right, my brother in law, Walter Reece, my wife, Evadney, son, Shane and myself)

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   Continue reading

GUYANA- Follow the trail home- 22 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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GUYANA: A Treasure of Golden Things- 21 Poems – Dmitri Allicock

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN BRITISH GUIANA – 27 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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THE HACKIA STICK – By Dmitri Allicock + video

The making of a hackia stick above

THE HACKIA STICK

By Dmitri Allicock

Trekking Through Guyana and History.

The word hackia comes from the Arawak language haküya and denotes trees of the genus Handroanthus, typically used for making tool handles.

The hackia stick is a part of Guyana’s history and is made with any kind of dense, heavy wood, specifically that of the forest tree Ixora ferrea (family Rubiaceae) or of trees of the genus Handroanthus (family Bignoniaceae); especially (in later use) in hackia stick.    Continue reading

Guyana: A Fountain Of My Favorite Things – 21 Poems

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