Robert Dummett

Robert Dummett Poems

41. Apocalypse 9/12/2019
42. On The Rocks 9/7/2013
43. Lord Of The Dance 6/29/2013
44. To Daddy....In Loving Memory 1/10/2011
45. Today With Thanks 4/17/2011
46. Sugar Cane 2/23/2014
47. No Love, No Light, No Logic 5/2/2011
48. The Journey 9/20/2017
49. The Spirit Moves 10/3/2017
50. Sea Forest 10/4/2017
51. Homecoming 3/18/2014
52. Son Of The Soil 12/13/2017
53. A Trini Christmas 12/22/2014
54. Some Sundays, Some Trains 12/6/2017
55. Anaemic Lamps 6/26/2017
56. Unpaid Bills Of Humanity 6/1/2006
57. Law And Order 7/20/2016
58. A Trek To Freedom 8/31/2019
59. A Shift In History 1/19/2018
60. No Tears For Me 8/26/2015
61. When Darkness Falls 7/28/2013

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  • Radhica Laukaran (9/1/2019 10:10:00 PM)

    Absolutely brilliant

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Best Poem of Robert Dummett

When Darkness Falls

The moon slides peeling the orange sun.
Seaward seagulls sign a truce of silence,
But cricket has not read the script
And bowls a babble to bats leaving crease
Running out for the night,
Frog, prince of the slime and puffed up like a
Pharisee notes the pitch, pulls no bull,
Hops and tosses a beamer in bass.
The beach buttons up its khaki suit
And sands the galvanize sea smooth,
Save for lover's slaps upon rocky heads;
The lighthouse stands as proud as a phallus-
To ships a friendly flasher,
To buoys a phosphorous professor,
A blast from a ...

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Unpaid Bills Of Humanity

Heaven has but hell to vanquish;
Earth is stiff without a care,
And, like shrivelled shrubs the homeless
Live in heaps of flaking fear.

Draped across paved slabs of cobble,
Chill surroundings though they be,
Leaves of insulating newsprint
Serve the children of the free.

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