Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated card wrappers; viii,104pp. Gentle sunning to spine, trivial wear to extremities, with publisher's price sticker on rear wrapper; Near Fine.
Second collection of verse in a trilogy by the Barbadian poet. "Sun Poem, leaving the female-dominated Barbadian landscape of Mother Poem, explores the male history of the island as it passes from grandfather to father to son. The sun-son-son-song progression of the work is based on the imagery of the seven colours (or voices) of the rainbow" (from rear wrapper).