London, England – Akira Press Publications Limited has published a book of Jamaican dub poetry by Faada Johnson titled Pucko Poetry (ISBN: 0947638555).
The poems are written from a new and powerful poetic form called “Cuss Poems”.
Pucko Poetry is influenced by the oratory and potency of the Pocomina Churches in Jamaica.””Faada Johnson was born in Kingston Jamaica in 1962 and was educated at Savanna-La-Mar High School, Westmoreland, Jamaica. He arrived to England in 1980 and started writing fulltime in 1983.
In 1984 Faada Johnson published his first collection of poems Deadly Ending Season (Akira Press Publications) and completed a Dub Poetry Album – Pucko Music in 2003. FAADA Johnson has taught in many schools, colleges, universities, community groups, and worked as Ethnic Advisor to Westminster Council, promoting African consciousness and African Caribbean Literature, Music and Culture. Pucko Poetry is his first full length collection for 19 years.