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African diaspora

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Song, 1859, 2021

Identifier: wr_2021fall_olayiwola_porsha.pdf
Overview "Porsha Olayiwola's 'Song, 1859' is a collection of poems that explore the Black American diaspora, water, and queer womyn intimacy. The poems in this collection meet both at and beyond those intersections. Rich in historical analysis, the work reaches for poetic permanence in highlighting untold or unremembered narratives. Entangled in the wake of the middle passage, these poems seek to do with form, what water does in general: remember, reshape, rename, repair and reconfigure. The...
Dates: 2021