Derek Walcott

Rookie (23 January 1930 / Castries / St Lucia)

Egypt, Tobago - Poem by Derek Walcott

There is a shattered palm
on this fierce shore,
its plumes the rusting helm-
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Comments about Egypt, Tobago by Derek Walcott

  • Michael Morgan (11/25/2015 1:15:00 PM)

    All very nice, very nice
    But he really should have thought twice (Report) Reply

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  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (11/25/2015 1:13:00 PM)

    This poet can climb right inside the mind, the heart, the soul of a man tortured by his conscience, bedeviled by his lust, a traitor to his fellow soldiers, a traitor to his country. A superb piece of work. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/25/2015 5:40:00 AM)

    sputtering at flies,
    slapping their foreheads
    with the laurel's imprint,
    drunkards, comedians................ (Report) Reply

  • Shah Surja Shah Surja (11/25/2015 5:21:00 AM)

    beautiful............... (Report) Reply

  • Mohamed Fawzi (12/14/2004 4:44:00 AM)

    man, thanx nice work: o) (Report) Reply








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