Epitaphs and Dedications
SAMUEL JACKMAN PRESCOD
Two things, in part, subdue the shame
Of this poor grave still rank with weeds
Blind reverence for your mighty name,
Fond pride in all your fabled deeds.
the character and cause
our West Indian colleagues
HUGH O’NEALE and ALVIN JOHNSON who died October 1966
Three things misfortune could not shake¬
Your faith, your courage, and your art.
You willed us all. Pray God we take
Your granite testament to heart.
NEW WORLD ASSOCIATES
The Barbados Independence Issue
CHARLES DUNCAN O’NEALE
All through the long inclement night
That howled about your dauntless head
You held your ground. The morning light
Found you a hero, crowned but dead.