Caribbean stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

Four streetwise Caribbean-American teens from Brooklyn seek fame and fortune in the gritty 1970's music scene. The band makes questionable decisions while riding the roller coaster of burgeoning fame. They struggle with finding that secluded path to certain stardom and million dollar success. Eventually, the… Read More
Raina Calyx, a recent high school graduate, is excited about her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. She was just accepted to a prestigious university with a full scholarship! Her dreams of becoming a chemist are finally coming true. But her mother, a stern, formidable woman, has refused to let Raina… Read More
Loosely based on the 2010 Haitian earthquake, The Evolution of Max Fresh is a poignant tale of tragedy and triumph. Max Fresh, a teen amateur soccer star, experiences the worst natural disaster to devastate his island in centuries. He suffers familial loss, physical disability, and… Read More

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The Vintage Publishing House

I am proud of where I come from Read More
A young man continues his Caribbean adventure while on holiday in St. Lucia with his spouse who suddenly goes missing following a tropical storm. Read More
Part two of a couple's adventure while on holiday in St. Lucia. Read More
Imagine visiting the Caribbean for the first time, exploring the island, taking in the sites, meeting fascinating people and perhaps, getting much more than you bargained for. Read More

Poem / Humor

May 31, 2017

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Humorous Poetry about the effect of dancehall music. Read More
Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is a beautiful cultural parade of people dancing merrily in the streets with creative costumes to the loud, musical vibrations of giant speakers on mobile trucks. Read More
As vibrant as the colors of the markets, memories of the tropics keep flashing through my mind. I can see the brighter than real scenes. I dance again at Carnivalle. I feel the rhythmic warm waves wash over my back. With these rushes of my senses comes the faces of… Read More

Short Story / Other

January 06, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

A short story about an underwater hunt. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Synopsis: Remy enjoyed many things at school: his teacher Ms. Nellie, his many friends, and most of all he enjoyed the company of an old big tree that he called the Lucky Seed Tree. So the news that the tree needed to be cut down to build a new art… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Nancy Grigg was a black slave girl born on a plantation in Barbados in the British West Indies sometime in the 1800’s. For the girl life was a series of mysteries. She had no birthday, no mother, no father, no siblings and no other relatives to speak of. Nancy is… Read More
Had I known the repercussions of murdering the captain of a pirate ship, I may have taken the time necessary to rethink the act. As if I’ve ever had a choice that didn’t involve a fight or at the very least, defending myself against some man, hell bent on destroying… Read More
Jamar Carty, son of distinguished attorney J.J. Carty, has fallen head over heels for his classmate Trenton Matthews, a delinquent and bi-curious high school thug and the son of his father's mortal enemy; Trendon Matthews. Trent and Jamar's DL high school romance burns bright but will it fade fast being… Read More
After his betrayal to Jack Sparrow, Fitzwilliam must go back to his home. But soon he realizes that his ex-friends from the crew of "Barnacle" are in a big danger and only he could warn them. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A beautiful and unlikely romance occurs in the Caribbean. Read More
A poem I wrote about the second Pirates of The Caribbean movie a few years back. Read More
A poem I wrote for my youngest daughter who was born with a Rare Chromosome disorder. She is classed as disabled/Special needs. Read More
A poem I wrote four years ago based on my childhood experiences. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Musings on a Caribbean island Read More
yet another unfinished piece. I typically add a page a week depending on inspiration, mood, and commentary. If you like it let me know I'm a novice so any tips or 'useful' insight is appreciated. Read More

Script / Non-Fiction

April 13, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

People from India were migrating to other countries for several centuries now. Coolie in Indian language means porter, sombody employed to do chores. The coolie man migration is perpetual, the exodus of people. Read More

Short Story / Travel

February 24, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

Juggernaut learned first hand that feeding wild birds could be troublesome if not hazardous. Read More
The memories of young Charles, and of his adventures upon the waters of the Caribbean and Spanish Main, where he meets and joins with the legendary Captain Skull. But, before his adventure even begins onboard the Skull Ship, he manages to fall madly in love with Lady Rebecca Armstrong, an… Read More
Jake Gillette has gone missing and no one at Sharrwood Expedition Camp B is talking. Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 14, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

Short story about ghost ships and ghost pirates in the Caribbean, haunting a resort hotel in the Bahamas in particular. Read More

Article / Other

October 24, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

This is some pirate facts I gathered from Sid Meier's Pirates when I played the PC game. The actual log book of my pirate character is part of the story, but I had some problems when trying to paste the html file -- a large chunk of the log was… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Learn about the 6 rare species of 2012! Read More
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