Derek Walcott

(23 January 1930 / Castries / St Lucia)

Poems of Derek Walcott

1. A City's Death By Fire 1/13/2003
2. A Far Cry From Africa 1/13/2003
3. After The Storm 1/13/2003
4. Blues 1/13/2003
5. Codicil 1/13/2003
6. Coral 4/12/2010
7. Dark August 4/12/2010
8. Egypt, Tobago 1/13/2003
9. Forest Of Europe 1/13/2003
10. In The Virgins 1/13/2003
11. Koening Of The River 1/13/2003
12. Love After Love 1/13/2003
13. Midsummer, Tobago 1/13/2003
14. Night in the Gardens of Port of Spain 11/7/2005
15. Parang 1/13/2003
16. Pentecost 4/12/2010
17. R.T.S.L. (1917-1977) 1/13/2003
18. Sabbaths, W.I. 1/13/2003
19. The Glory Trumpeter 11/7/2005
20. The Saddhu Of Couva 1/13/2003

Parang

Man, I suck me tooth when I hear
How dem croptime fiddlers lie,
And de wailing, kiss-me-arse flutes
That bring water to me eye!
Oh, when I t'ink how from young
I wasted time at de fetes,
I could bawl in a red-eyed rage
For desire turned to regret,
Not knowing the truth that I sang

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