Tag: mountain

COMMENTARY

The Mountains Of Negativity

“Raised in the rain-shadowed Mountains of Negativity, can our Breadbasket produce abundant harvests of prosperity?” I was more than soundly beaten out of the attack the first time around. So, it was with some trepidation and intrigue that I took the ball to rejoin the bowling attack at the captain’s request. The captain was more sanguine yet quixotic about it. […]

NEWS

Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dead At 87

Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott has died after a long illness at his home in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia at the age of 87. The renowned poet, playwright, painter, journalist, and professor has received praise from many of his contemporaries  including Robert Graves, who wrote that Walcott “handles English with a closer understanding of its inner magic than […]