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Words of a Jamaican Laas Moment Them

James Berry


Words of a Jamaican Laas Moment Them

James Berry


Poem introduction

This poem was almost a kind of confession when on one of the occasions I'd gone back to my village and a man who had grown much older - he was kind of going over his life to me - I had come back from England and the essence of what he was saying was a disappointment about his life and what he had been. I called the poem 'Words of a Jamaican Laas Moment Then'.

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