Jamaican flag butterfly, isolated on white

Jamaica – I Wish…

Jamaica I wish…

  • That Jamaican patois, in all its amusing and colorful variations get more local acceptance.
  • That more farmers would undertake growing local fruits on a larger scale.
  • That during the next election, there is no more national amnesia.

  • That the knowledge of the types and uses of local medicinal plants passes on for generations to come.
  • That the international impact of Jamaican music will be beneficial not only to its singers but also musicians.
  • That single parents need not be magicians with a minimum wage.
  • That the historic attractions in Hanover are no longer an open secret.
  • That the media houses stop copycatting and create more original content.
  • That the highest political positions will eventually have academic requirements.
  • That we value as much as others do, all that we have to offer.
  • That Government gives support to local produces to drive economic independence.
  • That there was free access to more of our coastline and beaches.
  • That what is indigenous and cultural is more sought and valued than fake imports.
  • That academic achievers receive the same financing and glory as athletes and sports personalities.
  • That more Jamaicans can appreciate and afford the luxury of a Jamaican vacation.

Blessed Love – Ria

Above is a list of things I sincerely wish for Jamaica and Jamaicans. Not in any particular order. I have many more wishes but will only share the shortlist.

This is my response to Writing 101 assignment for Day 2

Today, write your own list  – Things I Wish is my topic of choice.