Cheryl Griffith

Rookie - 134 Points (January 2nd 1966 / San Fernando Trinidad and Tobago)

Cheryl Griffith
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I am from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. I am co-author of Book Caribbean Spice; published and sold in my country. I also have a CD on sale in Trinidad named 'Eros' Its a CD about love, the various faces of love. It is a mixture of poetry, music and singing all about love and its ups and downs. All the poems on the CD is written by me but I have some of my friends on my CD performing some of my work and Its a CD loved by everyone who heard it. I also have published work in 'Three Sixty Degrees' an anthology and 'Circle of Thoughts' another anthology as well as a local magazines called 'Roots'. I am also twice winner of a national poetry competition in my country. I do performance ... more »

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  • Ray Schreiber (7/25/2014 4:41:00 PM)

    Haiku -

    Nicely done. Your words make the magic tangible. Echoes... oh yes, I remember that.

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Best Poem of Cheryl Griffith

Loss Of Innocence

Give me your hand child
This world is filled with too much weeping
More than you can understand

Oh child
I watched you sleeping and I cried
Then you awoke and embraced the world
With joyful greetings
Smiling sweetly as you play
Bouncing and leaping

Oh child
In your innocence you hold tomorrow
Wrapped in tiny fingernails and toes
So much I need to tell you child
But I must wait, for you are young
And we both speak in a different tongue

Oh child
You see everything through pure eyes
And time is not kind
So sorry that now you must ...

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