Poetry of AJ Seymour celebrated

The poetry of A J Seymour was celebrated, concert style, on Sunday evening as several well-known poetry enthusiasts paid tribute to a man described by Ian Mc Donald as “Guyana’s greatest man of letters,” and “a scene setter for West Indian writers.”

The concert, See More Poetry, is just one of a series of events and activities planned by the National Library, the University of Guyana and Frances Quamina Farrier to celebrate the poet’s work. It is no secret that many Guyanese relish classical poetry, which, among other things, is what Seymour was exceptional at.

And the fact that the man has been dead for 25 years (Sunday would have been his 100th birthday)  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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