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Louise Simone Bennett Coverly


Poems of Louise Simone Bennett Coverly

1. Dutty Tough 5/9/2009

Dutty Tough

Sun a shine but tings no bright;
Doah pot a bwile, bickle no nuff;
River flood but water scarce, yawl
Rain a fall but dutty tough.

Tings so bad dat nowadays when
Yuh ask smaddy how dem do
Dem fraid yuh tek tell dem back,
So dem no answer yuh.

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