Caribbean Thoughts

by Carol Mitchell

Archive for Commentaries

Monkey See, Monkey Do

Produced for WinnFM 2008

(Usual disclaimer – I don’t do poetry!)

From the moment your baby is born from perfect planning or tragic strife,

One pain ends, but another begins, they are our responsibility for life Read the rest of this entry »

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Growing up West Indian

I  so want my children to grow up West Indian

With the carefree confidence of children who know the world belongs to them

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The Letter

Dear Mom and Dad,

I am writing this letter because I finally understand my life. Read more

English as a Foreign Language

My children began their schooling in the United States. One afternoon, shortly after they moved here, I overheard them speaking about one of their friends and they mentioned that he or she spoke “Kittitian”. Read more