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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Michael Eldridge Just after World War II, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation hired the Trinidadian calypsonian Lord Caresser to host a weekly program airing on its nationwide network and its fledgling International Service. His engagement, this essay argues, had less to do with “carry[ing...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2003
...John Robert Lee Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Cyril Dabydeen Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y prevaricates...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y prevaricates among the...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 171.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y prevaricates among the...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2010
... grounded watched. They saw the plane pause and heard the engines thrust. Motion ripped forwarded before them, and acceleration and momentum met. The solid object pushed downward on the air and deflected air pushed upward on the wing. Relentlessly, it went higher; it got smaller. The lifted surge...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 164–169.
Published: 01 July 2012
... on staves. Orpheus, chase the silence, the brittle rush Of loose-fringed branches in the air, The stale percussion of husky coconuts That knock and knock, surrender- ing to the current of their one desire— Ingrained—to seed a life elsewhere. Sweet tongue of poet, honey in the air That...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 111–119.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of my mother's Mercedes with just a smile hay Miseria is a carnival with out stoplights where a lone policeman in colonial khaki is casi atropellado by fugues of motorbikes donde hay ten My prayer differs. Like sap, that man clings to the air so let palms...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 178–185.
Published: 01 July 2012
... from the bay whistled up the hill, shivering the leaves of a thin Hog Plum tree that grew next to the latrine. For a moment, four of them almost heard the waves crashing against the rocks again. The winged child felt the breeze too, and a clumsy flap came from the latrine as he tried to catch the air...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 199–209.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Otro cambio de luz y los acribillan a fuego cruzado. El chofer está mal herido, inconsciente. El Jefe también ha sido impactado y sangra mucho. Pero todavía está lo suficientemente lúcido como para sacar una mano por la ventana y disparar al aire, a las palmeras, al mar. Hace una pausa. Ve el rojo...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 57–62.
Published: 01 July 2018
... into the air. Flocks of flamingos gather and disperse. Fancy cars line up in the parking lot. You like it? Juan beams. I step out of the car and spin around, taking in the shiny sequined dresses. Men in fitted suits, their hair greased and slicked back like movie stars. The large chandeliers...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., “Too bad it didn’t rain on June 24th.” Th e top fl oor of the house was cool. Th at was where Harry went to rest. Not only that night. Any time one of us was ill, the top fl oor was the place to go. Th e odors from the ground dispersed in the breeze so it is always clear air up there...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 117–123.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in sleep; the twang of steel threaded your girlfriend’s moans as you loved her. It charged the air like a coming rain, your very breathing becoming heavy with it. You...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 148–157.
Published: 01 July 2014
... heat, stigmatic sperm enchanted from the depths of shadow tan island afloat in the center of the pandays' bel air park pool, she emerges in her narrow nymph's hips' soft pendulum, a hint of the magic of yours, her lips, her feline eyes' primal glint her intoxicating, questing tongue...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2014
...-straightforward, exercise of composing your memoirs—the last, definitive, story of yourself. What do I mean? I know you would have asked me that, Stuart, leaning slightly forward in your chair and regarding me with a resigned but skeptical air, trying to discern whether on this occasion our conceptual languages...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 164–166.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas . Z aire Z enit D inzey -F lores is an associate professor of Latino and Caribbean studies and sociology at Rutgers University. Her research investigates how the built environment mediates race and class inequality. She is the author of the...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 140–144.
Published: 01 October 2006
... just come and mash up all the vibes, all blind, hairy, all clamour of wings. Even love, I learn, could be just so, not meant for this house, these small, yellow rooms, a notion, a thing-thing, old suckblood idea; who say it could fly in, dance up in the air and thing; not a window...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 162–169.
Published: 01 July 2017
... you is a girl from Cherry Gardens who used to go Immaculate High. Me and this miss lady, we both come a far way from who we used to be, from open air veranda to high stool and AC. From calaloo, breadfruit, and mint tea to omelet and blue mountain coffee, which life was better? Maybe...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 159–171.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... As I describe in more detail elsewhere, the very first cover of francophone Africa’s first magazine geared to a black readership, Bingo , featured an air pilot. The establishment and growth of Air Afrique would be seen as key to entering the modern jet age with the assertiveness of the independence...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 87–95.
Published: 01 March 2020
... program embodied many of the contradictions associated with empire and colonialism. Caribbean Voices , which aired from 1943 to 1958, offered the postwar anglophone Caribbean community an aural representation of cultural aspects of itself. 3 As such, it is important to examine the influence the...