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Calypso's Slippers

Calypso calls
In her blushing glory-
“I’ll weave you
A golden skin,
Only stay,
To adore me…
I’ll keep you
On the sweetest wine, 30 more words


The Music that Inspired Gypsy in the Moonlight (vol. 14): High Brown

In 1940s Trinidad and Tobago a “high brown” was a medium-complexioned or light-skinned person. In the colonial-era racial hierarchy set up by the British, which privileged whiteness, an insipient colorism trickled down to the Afro-Caribbean/Indo-Caribbean majority. 122 more words

Excerpts From The Book

A critical response to Gypsy in the Moonlight

Read Duff Mitchell’s review of Gypsy in the Moonlight in the April 2016 hardcopy edition of Everybody’s Caribbean Magazine, or at Big Drum Nation. 37 more words


Cold days, bright knit

While there are clinical ways of avoiding the winter blues, my prescription calls for something dramatic vs traumatic….try a pop of color!   Choosing a bright color instantly elevates your mood and your outfit. 11 more words


Afro Pop Singer And Songwriter Itive Elvis Ovie  Popularly known as ” Tea Jazz “ who recently Signed a Management Deal with K-Solo Inc Musik, 41 more words


A Most Perfect Day

I will admit, I know I am a lucky person. I have a great husband and wonderful children who make me proud every day, and I have a job I like most days. 1,670 more words