Bongo Jerry was one of the first Rastafarian poets to have a major impact on the radicalization of Caribbean poetry in the early 1970s. He was published in the celebrated Savacou 3/4 and Abeng, and anthologized in Voiceprint.
edited by Kwame Dawes
by (artist) Jane King
The beat and language of reggae arose from the Jamaican countryside and the sidewalks of Kingston, but theyre basic for the poets represented in Wheel and Come Again. This remains true even though the poets&146 personal worlds range from the street to the university and from the tropics to Toronto, New York, and London. Wheel and Come Again featu …