Jamaica stories, books, poems, and more

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Usain Bolt, regarded as the fastest human ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record as a part of the 4 × 100 metres relay. Read More

Book / Memoir

January 30, 2016

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My memoir Irie is about a two week solo-vacation I had in Jamaica where I spent one week at an upscale all- inclusive resort and the other detained at a 3rd-world condition psychiatric ward against my will. During the two weeks, I lived in a way previously unknown while discovering… Read More

Tags: eve, jamaica, irie

Book / Romance

December 19, 2015

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Delcina's Tree is a drama using surrealistic narrative style to drive plot about a Jamaican witch woman of the Nanny of the Maroons legend. 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

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This is the first chapter of the book Groovy Love Thing - Details Credits & Notes about making the record. It gives insider information and short stories on how the the album "Groovy Love Thing" was recorded and produced. 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

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Poem written for Evferree's 5 Lines Contest. The main setting is Jamaica and the main idea is: Broken Jar It certainly has a deeper meaning, a heartbreaking one! Read More
Contact High Medical Herbs a Space Journey {Summary} A fantasy history about hemp likewise the commonly related aspects on its usage and the wide assorted mix of beings who use it including an alien from outer space; the introduction of the prime setting for this story is the beautiful 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
Hindus believe in reincanation and karma.VW Beatle came back as VW Jetta as reincarnation after 35 years to Juggernaut for payback for his bad karma. Read More

Article / Memoir

February 08, 2013

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If one travels like Juggernaut from one culture to an another, again and again, the chances of being treated as an outsider is always there but as long as it wont affect making a living it is OK. Read More
A Jamaican inspired poem. Do they get coconuts there?! Read More

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Richard Blackman is a walking dick of a black man who listens to dancehall music and has sex. As a selector with a popular entertainment sound system in Jamaica, he frequently travels to England and the United States, providing dancehall entertainment at regular hot dance sessions and racking up as… Read More
We Are the Lava Rock Stars We sing in harmony Every tree is a free concert hall We sing 12 hours non-stop from 6 to 6 No R&B, Rock, rap, reggae or calypso We sing pure Coqui Puerto Rican Style We are the rock stars Singing from trees on Lava… Read More
Mango is beleived to be native to India. Mangoes outside India too have superb quality; Hawaii is one of those places where one can get top quality mangoes. Read More

Article / Memoir

July 23, 2012

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Juggernut landed in Biloxi,MI, to attend a conference and hopinbg to get leads to get a job only to face serious disppointment when he met an old cquiantance Dr. Guthrie. Read More
Colacasia leaves and underground corms are edible if cooked properly to remove toxins that cause intense mouth rash. Boiled and sometimes fermented corms or Taro is Gods food in Hawaii as Poi.Juggernaut learned the hard way about Dasheen bush in India growing up but then later he enjoyed eating Callalo… Read More

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“To feel at ease or enjoy a particular type of music or a tune, your brain has to be formatted to accept that particular tune,” “When you listen to a new tune or alien music for the very first time, you don’t enjoy as much as your favorite tunes because… Read More

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The Parish of St. Elizabeth in Jamaica is known for Red Bauxite Soils, Black River and a special group of people. Read this to know why the Balck River turned black. Read More

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Life in late 70's in Jamiaca that drove people from the Island. Read More

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In Jamaica in the ancient past, run-away African slaves took shelter in remote interior mountains now called "Land of Look Behind.' The reason it is called land of look behind was that they lived in fear of capture by their masters and always looking behind their shoulders for safety. In… Read More

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“I heard good things about you, I hope you can help,” the voice came from an old person sitting in dark green ‘Humber’, an old British auto make. It was in the parking lot of sugarcane research station in Jamaica. Juggernaut looked inside the car carefully to see who was… Read More

Poem / Travel

December 20, 2009

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Jamaica and Barbados Read More
Carly Vanessa Harlot is a high school graduate and is planning to start college. But when her grandfather's death occurs and his last will and testament comes up and she is picked to retrieve a book about her grandmother's recent death, which turns out to be a homicide, she has… Read More
A Poem written, capturing a perspective, a vantage point, relating to Black Caribbean History (Maroons). Read More
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