Photo by Eric Rose from the literary website tongues of the ocean
Today is officially National Poetry Day in Trinidad and Tobago, and to celebrate, the Writers Union is holding a bash at NALIS on Abercromby Street, Port-of-Spain. All we have to say is the invitation conspicuously notes, "REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED". Things start at 7pm, but you know how poets like to be fashionably late. There's supposed to be a feature address by Chalkdust (Hollis Liverpool), and performances by Willi Chen and Brother Resistance--all under the watchful eye of Paul Keens-Douglas.
Anyhow, some of the finest poets of this country are featured in the ever expanding online Bahamian literary journal tongues of the ocean. Check it out here. Particular favorites include Trinidadian editor Nicholas Laughlin's 'Here is the poem'.