Derek Walcott

(23 January 1930 / Castries / St Lucia)

Poems of Derek Walcott

1. A City's Death By Fire 1/13/2003
2. A Far Cry From Africa 1/13/2003
3. After The Storm 1/13/2003
4. Blues 1/13/2003
5. Codicil 1/13/2003
6. Coral 4/12/2010
7. Dark August 4/12/2010
8. Egypt, Tobago 1/13/2003
9. Forest Of Europe 1/13/2003
10. In The Virgins 1/13/2003
11. Koening Of The River 1/13/2003
12. Love After Love 1/13/2003
13. Midsummer, Tobago 1/13/2003
14. Night in the Gardens of Port of Spain 11/7/2005
15. Parang 1/13/2003
16. Pentecost 4/12/2010
17. R.T.S.L. (1917-1977) 1/13/2003
18. Sabbaths, W.I. 1/13/2003
19. The Glory Trumpeter 11/7/2005
20. The Saddhu Of Couva 1/13/2003

Coral

This coral's hape ecohes the hand
It hollowed. Its

Immediate absence is heavy. As pumice,
As your breast in my cupped palm.

Sea-cold, its nipple rasps like sand,
Its pores, like yours, shone with salt sweat.

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