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Best Ackee Poems

Below are the all-time best Ackee poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ackee poems written by PoetrySoup members


Jamaica's National Dish: Ackee and Salt fish
Bring the fried ackee well dressed
In fresh herbs and spiced
Blend in codfish, like a breast
Flamed suckled, sufficed
My tongue to taste this
Dream of bliss.
Joy!...

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Categories: ackee, food
Form: Epulaeryu



Ackee
There you are
Red, black, and gold
And in the wind
Your dress uplifted, the tease
Of hungry men appetite
For I have looked up your tree
With jealousy
At birds beaking...

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Categories: ackee, food, nostalgia
Form: Free verse
My Land
A land that captures your attention;
encapsulate your thoughts of natural beauty and tranquility
A land of divine sunshine.
A place of seashores; a land with momentum water...

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Categories: ackee, nature, people, places, visionary,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Jamaica
Little Island of Jamaica, birth place of Reggae
Always jolly, on a sunny day
Rastafari is the place where it all started
1948 on the Empire Wind rush...

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Categories: ackee, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Traumatic experience
Here we hid when we heard
A knock strongly---a sudden clattered upon the ground
Everyone indoor shrieked, trembled
Out...     out.....    ...

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Categories: ackee, allegory, anxiety, bereavement, drug,
Form: Rhyme



I Am
I am.  
by Richard V Fraser

Who am I?

I am the mix of African maroon, Scottish, Irish, German,English, Chinese and Indian

I am the flavour in...

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Categories: ackee, beach, beautiful,
Form: ABC
I am
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...

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Categories: ackee, beautiful,
Form: ABC
Jamaica 55
One cold red stripe 
Gi mi a white rum with a twist of lime 
Wi celebrating Jamaica at 55
Miss Matti pass the jerk chicken and...

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Categories: ackee, memory,
Form: Free verse
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Heard the chichi budo singing
in the banana walk; heard
the burro braying; and
the mongoose...

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Categories: ackee, anxiety, conflict, desire, home,
Form: Prose Poetry
Jamaica our native land
Have you forgotten your native land, the days when our ancestors sweat and harvest?
crop with their hands, Jamaica our black Negro land
the name itself is...

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Categories: ackee, passion,
Form: Rhyme
In her my Love Dwells
Her eye balls gleam as bright night light
Her brow hairs, blinking black as ackee seed
Sag upon themselves
And the two curve as crescent of half moon
I...

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Categories: ackee, love, romantic,
Form: Romanticism
The Spot
Herbert is down the block
At his hang-out spot
But when dusk falls, he will
Climb home-made stairs
To his sanctuary
And stars above will shine.

At the spot, you'll see...

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Categories: ackee,
Form: Bio
THOUGHTS OF A JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS
THOUGHTS OF A JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS

I remember Christmas of yesteryear
Of John Canoe dancing with fife and drum
Horsehead would approach, it was scary but fun
And Scrippy scrappy...

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Categories: ackee, celebration, christmas, family, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Indelible
The cock of day crow over johncrow mountain
Sun come bright
Like Jane and Louise shine eye girl
And light
Just drop from heaven like ripe breadfruit
I pull the...

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Categories: ackee, hopelonging, love,
Form: Free verse
I am
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...

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Categories: ackee, beautiful,
Form: ABC
Turn Hand make Fashion
The cooking oil ran out
Before the dough began to fry
She took the fishgut out
And broast it empty till it dry
Then making smaller cakes
She potted them...

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Categories: ackee, mother,
Form: Verse
Premium Member GRUBBING
Adjusting Appetizing Palates.
I have sampled the variety,
I am the one who has tasted life;
The one who has had a taste of life.
Rarely indulged in the...

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Categories: ackee, appreciation, food, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Food for Thought
I love food. Sometimes a little much!

Food for Thought 
By Jan Beaumont ©?

Each country has food that they're known for
Their own local dish you might...

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Categories: ackee, food, fun, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse