Macmillan Study Companions
Sharon R. Wilson-Strann
POETRY FOR THE
CSEC® ENGLISH B EXAMINATION
Prescribed list for 2012–2017
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Bloodaxe Books for the poem ‘Dreaming black boy’ by James Berry from Hot Earth Cold Earth, published by
Bloodaxe Books, 1995. Reproduced with permission of Bloodaxe Books;
University of Pittsburgh Press for the poem ‘Epitaph’ from Uncle Time by Dennis Scott, copyright © 1973.
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Michelle Saywack and Dr Keith Carter for the poem ‘This is the dark time, my love’ by Martin Carter from
Poems by Martin Carter, 2006, reproduced with kind permission;
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