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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 34–56.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., DC, 1911), 142. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Panama Canal West Indian women archives Silver roll Caribbean migration Within the mostly monotonous administrative correspondence of the Isthmian Canal Commission, the governing body of the Panama Canal, lies a peculiar find...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 118–129.
Published: 01 July 2010
... silver quilt for a song or signs of rain. I imagine it is me you find washed up like a pirate’s treasure, rolling my hips, rubbing the sweat on my neck, the top of my breasts in slow...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in the silver palimpsest of air? Who is as spendthrift as water as extravagant in posture— framing herself in the globular dew and the storm-charged surfeit of irrevocable mass of hefting river? Who is as profl igate as water as dissolute in exhibition— abandoning herself to wanton mud...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in the silver palimpsest of air? Who is as spendthrift as water as extravagant in posture— framing herself in the globular dew and the storm-charged surfeit of irrevocable mass of hefting river? Who is as profl igate as water as dissolute in exhibition— abandoning herself to wanton mud...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in the silver palimpsest of air? Who is as spendthrift as water as extravagant in posture— framing herself in the globular dew and the storm-charged surfeit of irrevocable mass of hefting river? Who is as profl igate as water as dissolute in exhibition— abandoning herself to wanton mud...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 171.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in the silver palimpsest of air? Who is as spendthrift as water as extravagant in posture— framing herself in the globular dew and the storm-charged surfeit of irrevocable mass of hefting river? Who is as profl igate as water as dissolute in exhibition— abandoning herself to wanton mud...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
... The original silver gelatin prints, the development of which involves a layering process, have a particularly magical quality. Boxer, who owned one of the largest private collections of the photographs, describes his initial viewing of one of the Duperlys’ prints in this way: “Technically, it astounded me...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 149–159.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of pitch blackness. Nothing comes before it; nothing comes after it. It was dark in the room—you don't remember her face. 14. A full moon rises behind hills. The bougainvillea is silver. The peak of Topher's cap is silver. The abandoned monkey infant is a silver statue. The inside of the pagoda...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 170–176.
Published: 01 July 2017
... asked. Ram rolled out from his mother's arms. He looked out the window and saw the moon bearing its silver light down on him. Jag's silhouette was standing before him. “Don't think I forget, boy!” But as the rains came, the groves became bare. Jag and Ram came home with empty hands, watching...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... too late to ask how. I picture you standing at the front of the spacious wooden house on Princes’ Town main road, in the rectangle parlor where you sold newspapers, wearing a light blue calf-length dress, your lace orhni resting on silver hair, your plump parrot in a cage at the open wooden window...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 100–114.
Published: 01 July 2019
... for good. She threw things in a suitcase she’d dragged into the drawing room. Kishore’s treasured Persian rugs, wall hangings, watercolors, silver. When the fine china broke, she abandoned everything. All she wanted fit into two plastic bags: Musa’s unwashed things, sippy cup, blanket, some of her...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 2003
... again. Th ey look so light and free, covered with layers of smells from the cars, the trucks, the factory, the fi sh, the oranges, the pond, and they laugh and chat as though they have ssmallmall pockets full of blues, one-hundred-dollar-bill-blues, silver shoes, and a view of the ocean...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 186–197.
Published: 01 March 2021
... history, particularly as evoked by reggae messages influenced by the culture of Rastafari. Take, for example, the song “One a We,” written by Joseph Hill of the roots-reggae group Culture: We are coming through the hands of Henry Morgan And man like Long John Silver in a dis ya runnings They say our...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 154–163.
Published: 01 July 2011
... kitchen he had ever seen. Freckled granite counters curled throughout the space and all the appliances glistened a bright silver, as if they had been glazed by the same moonlight that grudgingly lit the way for Dieu est mon pilote à Tanqueray. A bowl overflowed with oranges and bananas...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of a rajah’s palace. A bevy of demure young women in uniform crisp cotton saris watch while I pore over silver jewelry that costs next to nothing by London standards, and drool over hand-embroidered bed linen that costs little more than Woolworth’s polyester sheets. Arjun buys me a small soapstone...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 130–139.
Published: 01 July 2010
... like Tina. Although she’d never said it, Kim could tell that Tina felt uncomfortable in Shara’s house, with its tall white columns and maid who rang a tiny silver bell for dinner. There’d been that time when Shara’s mother had offered Tina one of Shara’s old formal dresses...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 61–79.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in the poem) who “smiles for the tourists” and who: For some extra silver, under a sea-almond, . . . shows them a scar made by a rusted anchor, Rolling one trouser-leg up with the rising moan Of a conch. It has puckered like the corolla Of a sea-urchin. He does not explain its cure...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Sebastian as the resident soundsystem of the Silver Slipper club at Cross Roads, Daily Gleaner , 23 December 1956. Courtesy of Gleaner Company, Jamaica Figure 5. Advertisement for Tom the Great Sebastian as the resident soundsystem of the Silver Slipper club at Cross Roads, Daily Gleaner, 23 December...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 135–153.
Published: 01 July 2011
... is not bright blue, but is crimson with silver letters on its spine. “Don’t know, man, Billy Boy. It’s de learnin’ t’ing dat we do. It’s a part of de learnin Mr. Walcott says helplessly. But if he so bad? Billy Boy starts out the door, just as Mrs. Walcott emerges with his shirt...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2012
... published work. It is a photograph titled Evangeline that is reproduced in Mobile Homes.42 The image is of a black woman who was one of his lovers in either Trinidad or Haiti. She wears a flower-print dress and silver-buckled leather shoes. She stands on the base of a palm tree. The tree itself...