Caribbean Thoughts

by Carol Mitchell

Archive for St. Kitts

The Third Day

Don’t try to hide, I know what you’re doing. Read the rest of this entry »

Five Gol’ Teet’

The letter lay on the worn wooden table. A single sheet of white paper, crisp and smooth except for the folds that allowed it to envelope a wad of US dollar notes. The notes gave off a rich scent that contrasted sharply with the dimly lit and sparsely furnished room. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

My Front Porch

Girl, is so nice of you to come and visit an old lady. Don’t sit down here, the heat in here is something else. Let’s sit on the front porch and catch some sea breeze. Read more

Monkeys and mischief in Paradise

Located at the top of the chain of Eastern Caribbean islands, St. Kitts offers a taste of paradise to the honeymooning couple. It is a quiet, romantic island with beautiful beaches, wonderful sights and friendly people. It is also easy to reach, just a three hour flight from Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

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