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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

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Guyana- Sunshine at Christmas Time- 20 poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

Guyana– Sunshine at Christmas Time- 20 poems

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GUYANA- Peaceful Shores- 34 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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MACKENZIE The Fortunes of Bauxite – 18 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

MACKENZIE

The Fortunes of Bauxite

18 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

THE POLARIS ON THE RIVER
An image of Upper Demerara seems so near
It looks like yesterday but it’s about 50 years
Like the breath of a whisper or a deep sigh
I can feel the river and the Polaris going by

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GUYANA – Christmas is made of this – Ten Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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HAPPY HOLIDAY – Music video

GUYANA – A Time To Remember- 20 poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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Guyana- Where Peace Begins With A Smile- 32 Poems- By Dmitri Allicock

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Poem: FIFTY YEARS ON THE WINGS – By Dmitri Allicock + video

PERHAPS THIS FLAG

FIFTY YEARS ON THE WINGS

By Dmitri Allicock

 50 years already and how time really flies

Since this flag was raised up into the skies

The colors of green, white, black and gold

With red for zeal and dynamism to behold

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GEMS OF GUYANA – Thirty Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video “Waltz of the Flowers”

GEMS OF GUYANA

Thirty Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

Gems of Guyana

THE CALL OF STABROEK

The tangle of the crowded passageways and stalls
Guyana’s creoles in its uninhibited fluency calls
The haggling voices of the bright cloths so sweet
The fresh aroma of Guyanese pastries and treats   Continue reading

GUYANA SWEET TO THE CORE Thirty Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video

GUYANA

SWEET TO THE CORE

Thirty Poems  

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 By Dmitri Allicock

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Beautiful Rupununi. Guyana – video