Island Man by Grace Nichols

topless man standing on beach

(for a Caribbean island man in London who still wakes up to the sound of the sea)Morning and island man wakes upto the sound of blue surfin his headthe steady breaking and wombingwild seabirdsand fishermen pushing out to seathe sun surfacing defiantlyfrom the east; of his small emerald islandhe always comes back groggily groggilyComes back …

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