Buxton Shippy

Rookie - 234 Points (7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

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Buxton Shippy was born in 1955 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He was raised by his grandmother (Hepseba Richards) and his aunt (Rosalyn Hughes) after his grandmother died in 1962.

He attended Albert Town Secondary School and Montego Bay Technical Institute. After graduating from technical school he went to Kingston, Jamaica, where he worked as a Draftsman for seven years. While he ... more »

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Anansi

Anansi, the clever trickster
Always takes center stage
Hard as he tried
Could not trick brother dog
See
He smells him, miles away.

So it is today
Political monsters, concoct, in secret
To bind us again
Pungent schemes discern
Before they are legislated.

Would tell us nursery rhymes
But the cadences are not riveting
Time they change some strings
The old tunes, not captivating.

We know, we are convinced
The laws are not always just
Most times
they are the instruments used to cage us
Shackles are hardly used anymore
The ...

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