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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 23–38.
Published: 01 September 2003
... economy and understatement What do we miss when we ignore this quieter use of Creole? A comparative study of dub poetry along gender lines holds an answer. I want to assert that the marginalization of Jean Binta Breeze within the dub poetry movement—and she is perhaps the most famous of all...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
... relied but rarely admitted its reliance? What would the world economic system look like if we valued the labor of the black Atlantic on which Western/global capitalism has relied but never admitted its reliance? Noting that Breeze “appropriates” the refrain of “My Bonnie” to voice the experience...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 145–149.
Published: 01 October 2006
... day to day living here. I know. You say “Moons girl, I have dreams that I tired waiting to happen.” I see how that waiting make a hole in your chest. I see you plenty times on that front step that I swear mark with your name, looking in even when you say you just breezing...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 178–185.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Pauline, with a broom made of stripped coconut fronds, swept the alcohol and stained utensils into a large plastic bag. She reasoned that not even the devil would want such food. “That was just a rude sea breeze coming off the bay to dance with we.” He took up the gorilla's head and went back...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 141–147.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of unfortunate decades: savannahs of stone and brick, thick forests of walls, vineyards of barbed wire, the stiff current of promenades. Nothing swayed in the breeze where he had been, just cities stiff like straightened negro hair; nothing but his shovel making its own wind flinging grey waves over his...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 124–134.
Published: 01 July 2011
... landfall at the island of high cliffs to ignoble death.” He stood in the breeze slap with no vessel to advance their screams circled him down to the surf swallowing his ankles he prayed and struck underwave. 128  |  Literary Competition Winners 2010 • Poetry • Thalatta! Tierra! Sunday...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 111–117.
Published: 01 July 2010
... did not worry about worry. Invoked by the sea breeze, icy beer and a spliff, I could tell as he turned to the music, he was ready...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 203–210.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... 2013 There is a way to walk among trees: slow, open-handed, face turned upward to the breeze. And there is a way to carry sorrow: washed, filed blunt, tucked beneath your first rib where it won't snag your heart's twice-stitched silk. On evenings, she lies, back pressed...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 164–169.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... The breeze blows and the gecko is smashed Between the door jamb and the door frame, Pressed like a fleshy flower, the heart Slammed out. It didn't know what hit it. In that house at the bottom of the world, The rainy season flew in roaches. We squirted spray on their scuttling brown bodies...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 77–90.
Published: 01 March 2002
... deep, the same time that Miss Ivy say she hear him singing, that was when a cool, cool breeze stop just so and sweep through the gathering where everybody pack up tight like sardine in ten o’clock hot sun, and she feel her Uncle Michael passing. She say he smell like when he bathe...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the night for food or love or the spirit of place And the howl of the moon and the breeze Through the stiffening hackles of fear As the tall trees moan, and in the big house The man with the gun twitches in his rum- Assisted sleep next to the naked shiver of girl He had called from the kitchen hut...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 153–163.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... Participants wait for the hearse under a bare silk cotton tree—the tree of spirits. An Easter breeze lifts a woman's magenta hat from her bowed head. I hear the click of women's tongues—those who have married the island, this earth: You will know it as I know it. I had to exist somewhere...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 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. Georgetown is not a city...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 223–236.
Published: 01 July 2013
... mother's arms. The doctor flipped his pen between his fingers and snapped the pen open and shut with sharp clicking noises. “How you lose someone?” she asked the room. “A boy is not a handbag. Or a scrap of paper that fly off a table and disappear in the breeze; a boy is not something you could lose so...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 40–60.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the ring of the horizon and clouds were rising like loaves. By the heat of the glowing iron rose he slid the saucepan’s base on- to the ring and anchored it there . . . . . . Then he heard the first breeze washing the sea-almond’s wares; last night there had been...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2005
... this beautiful plant, which grows into a tall stalk with, at its top, a fl ute of white fl oss that is both beautiful and elegant when swaying in the breeze in open fi elds. Vicioso writes: y la caña and the sugar cane el fi lo con que corta inexpertas manos...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of their hollow, broken homes, they are mashed up, hungry, molested and abused. Th ey toss the nuts from the brown paper bags into their half-open mouths, and the shells fl utter in the breeze like tiny butterfl ies. 111212 She’s asleep in the backseat, never makes it to the traffi c light...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 112–140.
Published: 01 February 2007
... For dem big holes it doh easy An when the rain do so an fall is to hear me bawl Because some odd hour of de night when de tarpaulin belly swell up so an it can take more An ah breeze help it up and splash Is on me poor backside dat cold water falling...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 193–204.
Published: 01 October 2006
... musician and the DJ, related in performance terms to the poetry of Bennett, Breeze and Smith constitute the fourth group of texts to be examined. The least scribal of the texts under consideration, they become the most de-contextualised in the kind of close verbal/textual 4...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 154–163.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., he ran the risk of startling her even more and possibly waking the superhero. In the brisk morning breeze in this new-found Garden of Eden, Lemuel came up with a plan. 162  |  Literary Competition Winners 2010 • Short Fiction • Dieu est mon pilote à Tanqueray He crept against the side...