Banana Lives, Windward Isles

“Our lives are planted On the hilltops,
On the hillsides, And in the valleys
We draw sustenance from the Earth
Like you
In Sun,
In Rain, we sweat
The air you feel, we breathe;
‘Neath the Great Sky the island lie,
Banana Isles; the Windward Isles…”

– Fremont Lawrence



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