“The imagery of this poetic gift of the present, wrapped skillfully in history and mythology, will haunt you long after you close the covers of this volume.” —Dobrene O’Marde, author, playwright, kaiso music critic, Antigua
“A mournful love letter that oozes gratitude and affection; a look back at the fabled times of old: a reminder of the responsibility we all hold towards the future.” —Montague Kobbé, author, The Night of Rambler
Poetry. African & African American Studies.
Caleb Dros is an emerging St. Martin writer. The winner of the Steven D. Schloff Creative Writing Award for non- fiction, is pursuing his Master of Fine Arts at Florida State University. His poetry has appeared in Adelaide Literary Magazine, The Daily Herald, Windhover, and Oakland Art Review. OUALICHI: LAND OF OMA is the first publication by Caleb Dros. The chapbook is dedicated to his great grandmother, Élisa Hyman, who as a young woman worked in the Orient Bay salt pond of St. Martin.