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Caribbean poetry is a vast and vibrant field of poetry.  It spans the poetry of many countries, including Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominica, Haiti, Trinidad, Jamaica, and Martinique.

Caribbean poets often write poetry in English, French, or Spanish. However, Caribbean poetry is also written in Dutch, Hindustani, or any number of creole languages. Many poets in this region celebrate their hybrid culture writing in a hybrid or creole language.

Popular themes include: exile and return to the homeland, self-determination, migration, love, and liberty.

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