mother said I was born wicked-page 5: Luther was a true musician
because I know it was he,
that gave me good Inspiration
to become the person I turned out to be.
I remember one evening before sunset
when he came in through the door,
tired and weary from working
bare-footed he sat on the floor,
he held a small piece of bamboo
and a knife in his other hand,
I wondered what he was going to do
but I couldn’t understand,
he began to carve the bamboo
and made himself a flute,
then placed it between his thick dry lips
and gave it a little toot,
the sound was sweet and ethereal
wonderful music to my ears,
for a split s...
MASTER PLAN VERSUS RELIGION: At the age of 19 my Mother moved from Dalvey, St Thomas to live in Kingston Jamaica where she shared an apartment 8-9 years with 2 other girls, one of them was my fathers cousin, so that’s how they met, though my mother described it as, “Claiming to visit his cousin every time he came, until he popped the question of marriage to her one day”, so they finally got married in August 1952, then she moved to Redlands in Clarendon and I was born the following year August 1953, until my father emigrated to London in 1955. Up until she met my father, she studied and learned how to be a seamstress, and...