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“The night is tough”: Voices of hope from two Haitian poets

Although the following excerpts from two Kreyòl poems by Haitian writers refer to calamities other than the recent earthquake, they speak across decades of misery to the hope for a better life.


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Pou fèt mwen m’ta renmen
Tou peyi-a
Kouvri ak rivyè k’rekonmanse chante
Pou tout wout dle ap rezonnen.

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