Category Archives: My Ancestors

Oh Beautiful Guyana – Introduction – By Dmitri Allicock

 Introduction – By Dmitri Allicock

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 Picture of my family- Left to right, Yuri, Joycelyn, Myself, Brenda, Andrei, Jennifer, Kenrick and my mother Enez

 Every man is an omnibus in which his ancestors ride.” Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American author and poet

I was born in the bauxite town of Mackenzie, Upper Demerara, the area now called Linden and Guyana’s second largest town

I was born in the bauxite town of Mackenzie, Upper Demerara, the area now called Linden and Guyana’s second largest town

I don’t seem to recall a moment in my life that was devoid of family influences. Coming from great parents with strong traditional family values, both worked tirelessly and rose to every occasion while raising a family of seven children. 

Despite losing the only two grandparents whom I was privileged to meet briefly as a child, family, history and the natural wonders of Guyana were central in our household. Both Mom and Dad talked relentlessly and were always trying to understand them just a little better.   Continue reading

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

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A Ring of Heartbreak Love & Family – By Dmitri Allicock

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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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Beneath the Shadow of thy wings – 35 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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Beneath the Shadow of thy wings

35 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

I LIKE IT OUTSIDE THE BOX
I’m independent minded wherever I go
And don’t necessary go with the flow

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Guyana: Black Water People – Twenty Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – By Dmitri Allicock + video

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By Dmitri Allicock

Love in a marriage is more than just a feeling but a verb. The everyday wear and tear of life can fluctuate the feelings of happiness but a commitment to instill a positive approach in your relationship and to treat each other kindly will reduce stress and overcome challenges. Remember to let go of past heartbreaks, not to dwell on the negatives and to forgive. Happiness lies within and in the manner in which we appreciate one another.  Continue reading