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A Life in Dreams
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Ancestors Say Goodbye
by John Lyons
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Benjamin Zephaniah was born in Birmingham, and grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, ...
Checking Out Me History
by John Agard
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Dirge for Unwin
by Philip Gross
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Early Days Thinking Is Only So Much
by James Berry
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Grace’s poems are full of the sounds and stories of Guyana, the Caribbean country where ...
In The Colonie (an extract: 34)
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In The Colonie (an extract: 60)
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John is one of the most electrifying readers around, and the energy and dazzle he ...
John’s poems sway and sing with the sounds and rhythms of his childhood in Trinidad and ...
Rhythm is at the heart of the ways in which John grabs us and brings us along as he ...