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#BlackHistoryMonth: Caribbean Poet; Sir Derek Walcott

15 Feb

Sources:Nobel Prize Org,Poetry Foundation

Born on the island of Saint Lucia in 1930s, a former British colony in the West Indies, poet and playwright Derek Walcott was trained as a painter but turned to writing as a young man. His father, a Bohemian watercolourist, died when Derek and

Sir Derek Walcott (source:thefamouspeople)

his twin brother, Roderick, were only a Continue reading