Leonard Dabydeen is a Guyanese-born Canadian and formerly a teacher, administrator and a
lecturer at the Guyana Government Teachers' Training College. He holds a Bachelor of
Education degree from the University of Guyana, and currently a Licensed Paralegal and
Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is a prolific poetry contributor in social
media websites, including FaceBook and PoemHunter.com. His book reviews include: Finding
the Mother by Mydavolu V. Sathyanarayana, Biography of an Unknown Woman by Indira Babbellapati,
Echo by Indira Babbellapati, Vignettes of the Sea (Foreword) by Indira Babbellapati, and
Mohandas K. Gandhi, Words, Thoughts and Deeds by Ramnarine Sahadeo. He has a WordPress blog,
entitled, Poems Jogging in the Mind. He is the author of Watching You, A Collection of Tetractys
Poems, Xlibris Publication (2012); Searching for You, A Collection of Tetractys & Fibonacci Poems,
Xlibris Publication (2015).
Legacy Written in Water
if we choose
to sit and wait here
this ocean is our freedom hope.
In the Mediterranean
we mortgage our minds
we feel free
some will reach the shore
legacy written in water.