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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

by Warsan Shire

Publisher: Flipped Eye Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781905233298
Pages: 38
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 1 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-06
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What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times - as in Tayeb Salih's work - and translating to the realm of lyric the work of the likes of Nawal El Saadawi. As Rumi said, "Love will find its way through all languages on its own"; in 'teaching my mother how to give ...