Category Archives: Poems by Dmitri Allicock

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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Guyana- Beneath the Blue Saki Skies – 30 poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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The Guyana of my heartstrings – 22 Poems – By Dmitri Allicock + video

The Guyana of my heartstrings

22 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

COTTON REEL ROLLER

An empty spool without thread
Not discarded but a toy instead
A lovely roller from a cotton reel
And I remember that childhood feel.

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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: Black Water People – Twenty Poems – By Dmitri Allicock

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