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GUYANA: A Song to Behold – 23 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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GUYANA In the Land of Many Waters – 30 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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MERRY CHRISTMAS – 12 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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Trekking Thru Guyana – 21 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + Video

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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- 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