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island in the sun

Trinidad My island in the sun Where my birthright belongs My ancestors sail from far ... And there I was born They came from India Across the oceans Work in the cane fields And the plantation Bring their curry spices And Indian recipes to cook Play their drum and dhantal Sing and dance after work Cooking roti on a tawa Curry baigan and aloo Dhal, rice and kuchela Bara and channa too How far Trinidad has come today Together we aspire, together we achieve" A small power in the world With oil wealth up its sleeve Free educations for Every boy and girl Mix with different races From around the world lord kitchener The mighty sparrow Brian Lara And sundar popo Going for a river lime Cooking on the rock Drinking we beer And eating curry duck c The Beautiful beaches Walking on the sands Singing calypsos Beating steel pans La Brea pitch lake Natural gas and petroleum Sugar cane and molasses Old oak and puncheon rum Aloo choka, fried Plantain Bel air bar be que Bake and shark And curry manicou Princess town to san Fernando Barrackpore to Cumuto Port of Spain to Mayaro scarborough tobago Most southerly islands Of the Caribbean, The none stop breeze Of the Atlantic oceans This is my island in the sun

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Date: 5/31/2012 10:18:00 PM
Think of the song "island is the sun" shen i read this. You sre justly proud of yout inheritance. Well written.
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