Posts Tagged ‘haiti culture’


With you as my touchstone, I do not fear dissolution. And when it will come time to surrender, I will gladly fall into the translucence of the evening. I know you are there, roaming free in the cold dark air, bearable to no mortal…

April’s End

April’s end
Trees were fruit-laden
We ate mangoes
Our mouths and hands
Yellow-syrup stained
And every night it rained…

Kriye Bode!

Kriye Bode Celebration! Michèle Voltaire Marcelin was honored Saturday, June 16th at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn.   She received an award for her poetry at the 7th annual Kriye Bode celebration.  The Haitian term Kriye Bode signifies the call to participate.  It calls people to join together as a community to dance, […]