Linton Kwesi Johnson
Linton Kwesi Johnson is known and revered as the world’s first major dub poet. A committed performer, his recordings span two decades, the most recent album being LKJ A Capella Live. His poems first appeared in Race Today and were quickly followed by three publications, Voices of the Living and the Dead 鴅3), Dread Boat and Blood 鴅5) and Inglan Is a Bitch 鴆0). His most recent publication is Tings an' Times: Selected Poems 鴇1).
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 …