Fiction and Poetry Readings: Lorna Goodison (1995)
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Mervyn Solomon introduces Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., who introduces Jamaican author Lorna Goodison. Goodison reads "All I Want to Do Now is to Sing For You," "Some Things You Do Not Know About Me," and "Turn Thanks to Miss Mirry." She then reads her poems "Oh Africans in White Dresses" (which alludes to W. B. Yeats's "Down by the Sally Gardens") and "Annie Pengelly." Goodison reads her poems "Morning, Morning, Angel Mine," "Calling One's Sweet Psalmist" (a poem about Bob Marley), and "Accompong" (an ode to Jamaican place-names). Goodison reads her poems "Africa on the Mind Today," "Antoinette Tries to Explain Herself," "The Road of the Dread," "Trident," and others.