Biography of Leonard Dabydeen
Canadian - Guyanese born.University education. Freelance creative writer.
Poetry manuscripts submitted in Poetry Contests in Canada & U.S.A.
Leonard Dabydeen Poems
A Crow's Heart
Shadows move among them, amorphous like the wind
A Gifted World
As Tears Fall
As tears fall upon dehydrated cheeks making their own free rivulets without interference
This cool morning breeze keeps my heart beating with joy:
She creeps around my room lulling any sound whispering in the creak of my chair or the opening of a cabinet
An Uninvited Guest
AN UNINVITED GUEST Let me visit you today
Always On My Mind
Always From The East
Now the British comes to shore wet and tired from colonial gatherings he sits on the bench in the park smoking a cigar
Thunderous applause As the lightning strikes again: Rain rupturing earth.
The Color of My Skin
I may bring to your attention this posted affirmation through the color of my skin: that I am what I am.
This fanfare must not be choreographed
How can you tell what the hunt looks like
We Will Remember You
In many different ways. Forgetting will be difficult to remember. Each episode takes another turn in the journey. How memory is so nostalgic is beyond the life of me. Sometimes
In the beginning I thought it was more of a habit
for him to come to this chosen spot, like the full moon
peeping out of the grey clouds and shining through
my latticed window at 10 o’clock in the night.
I had passed through this much-travelled street