Derek Walcott

Rookie (23 January 1930 / Castries / St Lucia)

A Far Cry From Africa


A wind is ruffling the tawny pelt
Of Africa, Kikuyu, quick as flies,
Batten upon the bloodstreams of the veldt.
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