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I am Young

Another party tonight I must be there Exams around the corner but that’s the least New shoes, new hairstyle...
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Fix a Heart

Bounced and kicked, Lied and tricked, Ticked off by some, Drunk without rum, Merciless life, Continuous strife, Knifed back,...
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Jamaicans are Lost

The green and orange is still the order of the day Imprinted on the hearts of Jamaicans it runs...
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UnJamaican

I, too, am Jamaican. I sit in the backyard When company comes, I am the darker sister But I...
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I am Red!

I am crimson red flushed by your uninterested stare abased by the habitual primal fixations of your untamed glare...
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The Newspaper

I have been watched a thousand times, a record, a chronicle, a rhapsody of voices in unison blurred lines,...
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Pain

You straighten your mustard-coloured hat As you sit straight-backed Fingers flexed elastic Ready to wreak madness Melodies squeezed from...
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Nowadays Girls

Caught up in the “hype life” Who can give them money and pearls No virtue in them all respect,...
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The Life We Live

A little rain falls and dried up stains of blood are washed away Gunshot rings out and we turn...
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Street Children

They wipe your car glass As you make your way to work You drop a coin at their feet...
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The ‘Saviour’ has come

It’s been on the lips for months and months now the ‘Saviour’ has come Long meetings, budgets tabled and...

SLIPPING

Slipping in a dream Awaken in a sleep Slipping in a daze Existing no maze Slipping from the clouds...

BLOOD

Drops of black and white bleed Poverty living scars speed Enmity veins squeal, Reality quite often seems bleak So...
The Jamaican Blogs™Articles written from a Jamaican Perspective.2017