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Hope\'s Hospice and Other Poems

Hope's Hospice and Other Poems

A collection of poems by

Frank and earnest, this moving collection of poetry offers a glimpse into the support centers and hospice outside of Montego Bay and the many lives that have been lost to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica. Culled from open dialogue with sufferers and those who care for them, and coupled with evocative photographs, AIDS becomes a channel for universal dramas, archetypal voices, stoicism, despair, and deeply human deceptions. Full of memories of a time when diagnosis was equivalent to a death sentence, each piece brings the lives of the indiscriminant victims to the forefront and battles the notion that this can only happen to others.

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Paperback Editions

April 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Hope's Hospice: And Other Poems (Peepal Tree Caribbean Poetry)
Author(s): Kwame Dawes
ISBN: 1-84523-078-7 / 978-1-84523-078-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peepal Tree Press
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