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Trinidad And Tobago Carnival

Rating: 3.3

Islands of these Caribbean waters that sparkle in earth's orb,
Like a kaleidoscope of colours in an artistic display of genius.We hear
A malady of intoxicating melodies which exhilarates, thousands
Worshipping at the shrine of steel pan at the Savannah,
Their bodies swaying like coconut trees caught in the Carnival gale
Of Monday's cadence, that ascends to the frenzied climax
of Tuesday mas.
O Caribbean Sea! Your waters dance like a troupe of Best Village belles,
Choreographed by the infectious rhythms of the sea-nymph Calypso, in Arima
San Fernando, Chaguanas, Scarborough and Port of Spain, where

Like a deluge in the rainy season, the carnival fiesta erupts as Soufriere's rage
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Seamus O Brian 23 August 2016

Enjoyed this very much. Though I am familiar with Port of Spain, I have not been to Carnival. Now I have. Thank you!

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Susan Williams 16 February 2016

Nicely done- you took your readers on a tour of the tropical life- thank you for the free ride

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Wonderful description of carnivale-I could see myself joining the parade of happy costumed revelers.You have a beautiful way with words.Your poems are a joy to read.Thank you for writting them.

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