Buxton Shippy

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

Buxton Shippy Poems

161. What The World Cannot See 3/8/2013
162. What Would A Mind Uncluttered See? 10/28/2013
163. What Would The World Be Like 7/10/2013
164. When All Things Fail 7/6/2013
165. When Earth Quaked 5/13/2011
166. When We Were Young 6/7/2011
167. When You Write My Eulogy 5/5/2012
168. Where The Trail Ends 9/12/2014
169. Why Death Lingers 3/15/2013
170. Willing Warriors 9/9/2013
171. Winds And Skirts 8/31/2011
172. Wished You Had'Nt Said It? 5/29/2013
173. Witnesses 7/14/2011
174. Women Time 4/28/2012
175. Words 8/23/2014
176. Would Jesus Like This? 5/11/2013
177. Yard Talk-2 2/22/2013
178. Yard Talk-3 2/27/2013
Best Poem of Buxton Shippy


Anansi, the clever trickster
Always takes center stage
Hard as he tried
Could not trick brother dog
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 ...

Read the full of Anansi

Abba Sigh

In the midst of terror
Dry bones sing
Earth vomits
Innocent blood shed
Creation shudder

Heart stained
Where greed left its mark
Human predators multiplied

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