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I am. by Richard V Fraser Who am I, I am Jamaican I am the mix of African maroon, Scottish, Irish, German,English, Chinese and Indian I am the flavour in the Jerk, the curry, the roast yam, the ackee and saltfish I am the Mento, the Ska, the Roots the Rock the Reggae and the Dance hall I am the sun, the sand, the trees and the breeze I am the vibe in Negril, the splash in Mo-bay, the weekend in Ochie and the bashment in the Kingston town I am the julie mango, the sweet sugar cane, the nice cool jelly coconut and the sweet but sour sop I am the Marley, the Garvey, the Quarrie, Bolt and the Louise Bennett I am the Harder they come, the Smile orange, the Dance hall Queen and the Shotas I am the Black, the Green, the Gold I am the Independent, the Emancipated I am the Proud, I am Jamaican

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Date: 2/19/2015 6:48:00 PM
Richard:) Congratulations on having your awesome poem featured on the soups Home Page. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 3/2/2015 2:32:00 AM
Thank you Skat A, I appreciate all the love and support from all the imaginative and creative minds on PS, Great place to be. Bless
Date: 2/9/2015 5:04:00 PM
Hi Richard.. powerful, well constructed write, my friend. Poetry Soup is an awesome place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other gifted poets. Comment on their works and they will comment on yours. Give one of the Contest a try as well. I look forward to reading more of your good writes in February. Please take time to check me out, ok!
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