Reprints highlight Kyk-Over-Al’s service to Guyanese, West Indian literature

Quiet’s Event


The mountains slowly emerge

out of mist and cloud

This is the epitome of quiet’s event

when the sun warm and filled with

distant barking of dogs

rises inevitably into the mind

rises into the world

and exists beyond abstraction

beyond any attempt to ignore

its objective presence, so that we feel

eternally alive.

But beneath the trees of the forest

the shadow is darker than the dim hue

of the mountains which too are shadowed in parenthesis….


‘Poems Man’ and the defining of national verse

Much tribute is being paid to Martin Wylde Carter (1927 – 1997) around this time, and with very good reason.

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An excursion into early West Indian poetry

Arabesque It is very peaceful here With the white clouds drifting And the palm trees lifting Graceful arms to fan the air.  

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National Drama Festival contributes greatly to corpus of Guyanese drama

Guyana’s National Drama Festival (NDF) 2017 has now reached the stage where nominations have been made for the various awards and prizes in the different categories.

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Drama festival truncated but rich in contemporary theatre

The National Drama Festival (NDF) is now in progress at the National Cultural Centre. 

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Guyanese icon Eddy Grant immortalizes Plaisance

It was recently announced that Guyanese-British singer, songwriter, musician and producer Eddy Grant has released a new album titled ‘Plaisance’.

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