blusterous black clouds, and behind dat blackness is a tropical
De squall from a
hurricane will not be long fore it will sort of break up in its pass over.
But fore it gets cleared up good, you will see another squall formin,
and each time it blowin a little harder. (sighs)
I never forgot dat hurricane in
1926, how de people was standing by dere door dere lookin to
I never forgot
how dem people looked when dat hurricane come down-dey looked like children.
De people stood dere in dere door lookin to windward at dat awful sky,
and dere faces - dey looked like children.
No! A mon got to have de
guts of his opinion!
And my opinion is, dey too many fellas like some
dat I got aboard of dis vessel dat don't know nothin and don't care - no
it is - self-respect!
Used to be dat in Caymans a hisself.
He done his job, took care
of his family, all of dat.
He had his
land and his own provision ground; he
built his own catboat and hung his own nets.
Things like dat.
But now dey all gettin like de cook dere, like dat engineer I got -
don't motter what de color is no more, dey all actin like colored humans.
- Peter Matthiessen, from Far Tortuga
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