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“Return to D’Ennery; Rain” by Derek Walcott

Last Year's Almanac

Imprisoned in these wires of rain, I watch
This village stricken with a single street,
Each weathered shack leans on a wooden crutch,
Contented as a cripple with defeat.
Five years ago even poverty seemed sweet,
So azure and indifferent was this air,
So murmurous of oblivion the sea,
That any human action seemed a waste,
The place seemed born for being buried there.

The surf explodes

In scissor-birds hunting the usual fish,
The rain is muddying unpaved inland roads,
So personal grief melts the general wish.

The hospital is quiet in the rain.
A naked boy drives pigs into the bush.
The coast shudders with every surge. The beach
Admits a beaten heron. Filth and foam.
There in a belt of emerald light, a sail
Plunges and lifts between the crests of reef,
The hills are smoking in the vaporous light,
The rain seeps slowly to the core of…

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Boozy Jams

Back in the kitchen again and I love mango so made this jam again but have labels for them now looks great right? Like before it’s not your normal breakfast jam and it is better not to have it on your toast for breakfast but it I soo tasty. if you’re not a drinker so […]

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South African Documentary The Cradock Four

Award winning documentary about the abduction and assassination of four anti-Apartheid activists in 1985.

Thu 28Apr2016, 19:30





Exclusive Interview: Yrsa Daley-Ward!

She is the half-Nigerian, half-Jamaican, United Kingdom-born poetic model who will occasionally fly down to our South African shores to grace her audience with powerfully charged poems narrated by …

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