Indo-Guyanese Women Poets

Stanza 11

Here, at the edge of the horizon
I hear voices crying in the wind.
Cuffy shouting — Remember 1763.
John Smith — At least, if I am man of God,
Let me join forces with black suffering.
Akkarra — I too had a vision
Before I lost it.
Atta — in the beginning, I was with the struggle.
And Des Voeux cried
I wrote the Queen a letter
For the whimpering of the coolies
In their logies would not let me rest.

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