Derek Wolcott RIP

His shorter poems were outstanding; Omeros, his mashup of the two Homeric epics that revolved around rival Caribbean fishermen, was mind-blowing. And without him, I would have no idea where St. Lucia is.

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/03/17/511608932/derek-walcott-who-wrote-of-caribbean-beauty-and-bondage-dies-at-87

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