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The Face of Water: New and Selected Poems

The Face of Water: New and Selected Poems
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Description: Lyrical and well-crafted, this collection of poetry presents some of Jamaican poet Shara McCallum’s best work. While touching upon various topics—including migration, identity, family relationships, motherhood, mental illness, storytelling, folklore, and myth—these poems transform the most painful and sometimes mundane details of life into works of terrible and satisfying beauty. Emotionally engaging and intellectually stimulating, this compilation celebrates the poetics of both the Caribbean and of North America. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
Release date: 2 November 2011
ISBN-10 : 1845231864 | ISBN-13: 9781845231866
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Books Read in 2019 (20 books items)

"29.9 Psalm for Kingston If I forget thee, O Jerusalem --Psalm 137 City of Jack Mandora--mi nuh choose none--of Anancy prevailing over Mongoose, Breda Rat, Puss, and Dog, Anancy saved by his wits in the midst of chaos and against all odds; of bawdy Big Boy stories told by peacock-strutting boys, hush-hush but loud enough to be heard by anyone passing by the yard. City of market women at Half-Way-Tree with baskets atop their heads or planted in front of their laps, squatting or standing with a"

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