Add the coconut milk and chicken. Like you, I am also a bit of a poet (and I even entered Poetry Perfected into the A to Z blogging challenge as my contribution to Poetry Month), so I’ve doubled up on the couplets for your poem. Candy, nice way to work in a monster mention . He looked at m’ol’ clothes brown wid stain, An’ soaked right through wid de Portlan’ rain, He cas’ his eyes, turn’ up his nose, He says, “You are a beggar man, I suppose?” He says,”Boy, get some occupation, $�E���vH�J��(g�]./g��ռ�ؼ{����ۆ.��v�,? An set m’foot to de mountain climb, We knock back a white rum, bus a laugh, You can have a pass this time. I can never get the lines to flow correctly. Divide snapper into six to eight-ounce portions. All Rights Reserved. 3. Thanks Jeri. It is sweet, salty, and it can’t be beat. Make a sauce by reducing coconut milk with thyme, Scotch bonnet, escallion, onion and garlic, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. You mus recognize a banana man. c g��ٟ0�b��l}��z��50��! I like that and with the accent it makes it so much better than me reading it. endobj stream That quite quickly the night seems to fall. Garrett Specialties is the best to provide promotional products and logo apparel too. Four Gros Michel, an four Lacatan, An soaked right through wid de Portlan rain, I know myself, an I know my ways, Commonwealth poems of today (English Association, 1967)] Ts. Required fields are marked *. Such a resource proved invaluable when I was an English teacher, but I also spent quite a few hours on the site simply enjoying listening to regular people discuss and read their most loved poems. Still, I enjoyed reading it, and I’m glad I’m following your blog. Your email address will not be published. What strategy; what brilliance! I love how it makes me feel. Touris, white man, wipin his face, Papers of Howard Sergeant, including the Archives of 'Outposts' poetry magazine Anthologies edited by Howard Sergeant File. An I pasture on dat very same lan Herb-Dusted Snapper Fillet in Banana Leaves with Coconut Sauce and Pimento Butter, Banana leaves cut into 10-inch squares (use foil if you do not have banana leaves). Combine all ingredients and allow to sit for at least 2 hours till flavours blend. Thai Style Coconut Curry Chicken with Banana Raisin Salsa and Steamed Basmati Rice, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne, or more to taste, 2 pounds mixed parts, chopped into 1 1/2-inch chunks, 1 Scotch bonnet pepper, deseeded and minced, Toasted coconut and crushed peanuts for garnish. Your email address will not be published. At the end of the month, I will compile the poem and email it to everyone who participates. A. K., I’m glad you contributed a verse of collective poetic muscle! There are so many things to write about it can be difficult to focus on just one at a time. 2 0 obj Maybe it’s the Irish in me. But I love to read it. Jay, the accent really does make the poem come to life. (Sung)Praise God an m’big right han The Song of the Banana Man Touris’, white man, wiping’ his face, Met me in Golden Grove Market place. Some comments may be republished on the website Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, ‘I leave m’yard early-mornin time Thankfully, we’ve good friends we can count on in times of need. %���� ‘Up in de hills, where de streams are cool, Thanks for coming up with a new Idea. Andrea, I’m so glad you enjoyed the poem. You can have too much, of a good thing. We are a mere reflection of our ghostly posts, Thank you for sharing it. He looked at m'ol' clothes brown wid stain. And so, once again on this foodie journey across our beloved homeland, as we delved deeper into exploring the history of our banana industry we were overwhelmed with pride at the innovation, determination and strength of our country and our countrymen. Hate to tell you Jeri, but poetry isn’t my cup of tea either. especially by Jeri, who makes it look like a breeze! I said. If not enough time we will find it in the hourglass 5. haha This was a great and thanks for sharing your creative ideas. Meredith, I most like the third line: “Do my words have an impact, a meaning, a reason?” I think all of us writer/bloggers can relate to that. Me, Zekiel, Breda and Duppy Son. In fact, the Group as it exists today, has expanded and boasts multiple subsidiaries and operations in territories such as Costa Rica and the Netherlands. Cut banana leaves into 10" squares. Thanks for adding a stanza , When I ain’t in the mood to stir libretto, Alas, there’s a schedule to keep, and content to create. Stir the mixture so that the chicken pieces are coated in the coconut milk. Thanks for letting me know about it. Place on a grill/griddle or in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes to cook, turning once. Even more interesting to us was the innovative way the JP Group has managed to not only supply the local demand, but also provide employment opportunities and tap into the our entrepreneurial spirit with the creation of what we term the "roadside vendor programme". Then I read my disjointed letters traipsing the computer screen Especially on a day when things are not even-keel. Met me in Golden Grove market place. Sometimes the love of home turns even the simplest words into something glorious. In turn, we’ll look at its subject matter and rhyme scheme to write our own bit of collaborative poetry titled “The Song of the Busy Blogger.”. Sit frozen in time, writer’s bock, I think I have caught. Restin after her ocean trip, Let’s just hope the third brave soul to stop by today will give the four-rhyming lines a go…. One of our all-time absolute favourite pieces of poetry is The Song of the Banana Man by Evan Jones. Autoplay next video. Lenie, I think a lot of us can related to your final line: “When all is done it makes me glad.”. And watch me stave off the Sands Of Time Arleen, thanks for giving some poetic lines a whirl and for being brave enough to go first. <>/ExtGState<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> In fact, we adored that piece so much that, not only did we memorise every single word by heart, but also, the poem was the source of inspiration for last week's episode on the banana. Aquileana , Aquileana, thanks for contributing a stanza. The next who followed said they couldn’t quite manage Or as a blogger, am I just shootin’ the breezin’? Welli, the comparison between writing and thriving is spot on. With a blank page before me, my fingers strike the keys Like the non-techie lady operating Wording Well! She wrote about issues of such importance I paid attention and she was really good. I’m glad you enjoyed “The Lady of Shalott.” I’ll stop back by your blog this evening to add some thoughts on the parallels Tennyson’s poem holds with “The Allegory of the Cave.”.

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