Buxton Shippy

Rookie - 234 Points (7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Buxton Shippy Poems

81. If I Were A Rose 4/12/2013
82. Ignorance Is A Friend Of Fools 3/27/2013
83. In Honor Of Minister Craig Davis 1/1/2016
84. In Luminous Bliss 9/10/2014
85. In Memory Of Aunt Julie 11/8/2012
86. In Memory Of Erroll Wilson 8/20/2015
87. In Memory Of Mateland 7/22/2012
88. In Memory Of Peter R. Bruneau 7/26/2012
89. Jamaican Yard Talk-1 2/6/2013
90. Jonah 3/5/2013
91. Just Thinking 4/1/2013
92. Lake Of Fire 5/16/2011
93. Last Breath 10/31/2011
94. Leah Cort Shand 10/31/2015
95. Life Is 4/10/2013
96. Life Is Worth Living 3/29/2013
97. Life's Victories 6/7/2013
98. Light At Dawn 10/12/2013
99. Machines 5/21/2011
100. Master And King 5/15/2011
101. Miss Lawrence 3/25/2013
102. Mister Poverty 3/23/2013
103. Money 5/15/2011
104. My Children 8/6/2014
105. My Darling 1/30/2012
106. My Unfading Rose 6/5/2013
107. New Beginning 4/23/2013
108. New Life 10/15/2014
109. Not My Kind 3/21/2013
110. O Jamaica 5/19/2011
111. Ode To My Father 6/26/2011
112. Ode To Phebe 7/6/2011
113. Ode To Phylicia 7/6/2011
114. Ode To Phyllis 6/28/2011
115. On A Day Like This 6/6/2011
116. One For The Road 8/12/2014
117. Paradox 5/28/2011
118. Peasants In Uncle's Back-Yard 3/26/2013
119. Pen Force 12/29/2011
120. Poem Versus Prose 5/20/2011
Best Poem of Buxton Shippy

Anansi

Anansi, the clever trickster
Always takes center stage
Hard as he tried
Could not trick brother dog
See
He smells him, miles away.

So it is today
Political monsters, concoct, in secret
To bind us again
Pungent schemes discern
Before they are legislated.

Would tell us nursery rhymes
But the cadences are not riveting
Time they change some strings
The old tunes, not captivating.

We know, we are convinced
The laws are not always just
Most times
they are the instruments used to cage us
Shackles are hardly used anymore
The ...

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Evil On Foot

For ten years
Evil stood on the hills
Of Afghanistan
Evil on foot
Moved in and out of Pakistan

When he hit the West
Lives erupted in dust and smoke
Concrete and glass icons fell

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