A Poetry Archive recording by

Tanya Shirley

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

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    "What I Learned in Grenada "

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    "To The Man Who Tends My Grandmother’s Grave"

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    "Let This Be Your Praise"

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    "Standing Outside the Circle"

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    "Dining at Customs"

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    "Immaculate "

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    "A Chant Against Fear"

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    "Breathing Art "

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    "Where is God in All of This?"

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    "Negotiation"

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    "Out of Body"

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    "Upon Meeting a Woman by the Name of Melba"

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    "My Christian Friend"

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    "Inheritance"

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    "A West Indian Poem"

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    "Roll Call"

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    "Grandpa in the Departure Lounge"

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    "Colour Me Dis, Colour Me Dat"

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    "Journey"

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    "The Power of Prayer"

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    "Some Lessons You Never Learn"

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    "Waiting for Rain"

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    "Guinep"

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    "Victorian Romance "

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    "The Shifting Ground"

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    "A Long Story "


Select bibliography

  • New Caribbean Poetry: An AnthologyCarcanet Press, 2007
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  • She Who Sleeps With BonesPeepal Tree Press, 2009
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  • So Much Things To Say: 100 Calabash PoetsAkashic Books, 2010
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  • Tanya Shirley reading from her Poems, The Poetry Archive
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