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Les Cayes on my mind As we share memories.

Author’s Note: This story began as a family tale of history and migration from a father- daughter perspective, then increasingly appeared to parallel contemporary events, one document leading to another. Comments and links are included in the endnotes. Les Cayes on my mind As we share memories Now in my bed and about to take […]

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L’exemple de Mandela

  Nelson Mandela n’avait jamais voulu d’un piédestal. Il est pourtant devenu un héros universel et un géant de l’Histoire. De sa cellule pénitentiaire à Robben Island, il avait provoqué l’unanimité à travers le monde contre l’apartheid, le plus abject régime d’oppression des Noirs depuis l’esclavage. À sa mort, presque sans note discordante, tous les […]

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Epitaph

 I won’t scream desperate cries As I find the world to be round Instead of flat. The sky blue Instead of clear. And love devious. For what I can’t control Cloaks, then fondles The innocence bare; A reality stripped raw. The curve of seduction, Or life’s desires, a figure eight, Will always recoil to deny […]

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In Memory of Jean Michel Daudier

In Memory of Jean Michel Daudier © 2013 Max Zamor maxzamor@comcast.net   He walked in the room and introduced himself: “Hi, I am Jean Michel,” he said. At first I didn’t recognize him. I’ve never met him before. The image of him I had in my mind and saw in pictures, was that of a […]

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PWOFIL ESTATISTIK KONPARE POU SIS PEYI: AYITI, DOMINIKANI, JAMAYIK, KIBA, LEND AK NIJERYA

           PWOFIL ESTATISTIK   KONPARE POU SIS PEYI: AYITI, DOMINIKANI,    JAMAYIK, KIBA, LEND AK    NIJERYA                                                   Prepare pa Maks Blanchè (Max Blanchet) ,  8 Septanm 2013 KIBA DOMINIKANI   AYITI         4) LEND JAMAYIK NIJERYA Endèks sou  devlopman  imen (HDI ann angle)     1,2,3) 0.78 0.702 0.456 0.554 0.73 0.471 Klasman parapò a HDI […]

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Devlopman Ann Ayiti Toutbonvre Kòmsadwa

  Devlopman Ann Ayiti Toutbonvre Kòmsadwa   Genyen anpil pawòl k ap pale ann Ayiti sou devlopman: lotel ap konstwi nan Petyonvil, Pòtoprens ak Jakmèl, wout tou toupatou, Lopital ak klinik, ayewopò Okap, Okay kòm nan Lilavach, sant kominotè, santral elektrik, fòmasyon doktè –plis pase 500 diplome nan inivèste kiben– elatriye. Yo di tou anpil […]

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A response to George’s Pierre

The piece by Mr. Pierre is misleading in its broad-brush characterization of the bourgeoisie of the South as one dominated by the mulatto and color prejudice.   In the case of Les Cayes, which was one of the more important cities of what was called then the South and where I grew up, the bourgeoisie […]

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My People

Poems by Prosper Sylvain Jr (a.k.a. Makendal) Once upon a time when slavery was not a crime but the means of exploitation there came a cry from the mother nation. you see, Africa screamed during the great kidnapping, yes! it was your Mother they were kicking and slapping. They stole the mighty Congo and enslaved […]

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Unity… Haitian Man and Woman

Poems by Prosper Sylvain Jr (a.k.a. Makendal)   She artificially inseminated my third eye with her essence gave herself her own name and stated her presence rose from her own fiery incense stepped off of planes and boats onto new shores expanding the minds of limited corridors. With headwraps and fingers, naps, fingersnaps, incense, mystical decadence and […]

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Miami Haitian Poets in Video

– By Island Tv

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