Derek Walcott
Castries / St Lucia
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

In the Village Comments

Rating: 4.8
I

I came up out of the subway and there were
people standing on the steps as if they knew
something I didn't. This was in the Cold War,

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Derek Walcott
COMMENTS
Mahtab Bangalee 23 November 2020
it's one of great poem of Derek Walcott as a country poem; enjoyable always
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Khairul Ahsan 23 November 2020
'I am waiting for the sound of a bird to unhinge the beginning of spring' - what a beautiful, poetic expression! Congratulations on the poem's selection as the 'Modern Poem of the Day'!
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A brilliant poem on the charm of village
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Muzahidul Reza 13 June 2018
In the village life goes well and natural in all charming things and events
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Lungelo S Mbuyazi 12 June 2018
Absolutely brilliant poem here... I like every stanza....wow! I would like to recite it some day
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Edward Kofi Louis 12 June 2018
In this horrifying vacuum! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 12 June 2018
Such a fine poem by Derek Walcott??????
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Mahtab Bangalee 12 June 2018
a vivid description and image of village is in every poetic lines great
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Robert Murray Smith 12 June 2018
A four-part look at life in the village. Well wriiten with beautiful imagery.++10
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Gabriel Jirgba 09 October 2016
Thank you, sir, for writing such a wonderful poem. Thank you indeed. I have enjoyed this so Im adding it to my favourite poems jxt so I'll not loose touch. And you, sir, have become one of my models. I love you, sir. Thank you.
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