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Reveries of Longing

Reveries of Longing

Melissa Kiguwa

Publication Year: 2014

Melissa Kiguwa is a blue writer, performer, a social critic, television and radio personality in South Africa. Raised by a Haitian father and a Ugandan mother, Melissa considers herself an Afro-diasporic nomad. Migration, imperialism, gender, spirituality, sexuality and capitalism influences much of her work. - See more at: http://www.africanbookscollective.com/books/reveries-of-longing#sthash.TyEPLdmf.dpuf

Published by: African Books Collective

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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Contents

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Author’s Note

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pp. 9-12

I used to love the parable of the reckless son who leaves his father’s wealthy home for the thrill and glamor of the city. In place of the adventure he searches for, he finds utter desolation. No thrill. No glamor. In fact, he eats worse than the pigs at his father’s home. The...

At a Womyn’s Meeting in Phoenix

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pp. 13-14

Hometown Checkpoints

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pp. 15-18

Reflections in the City: I

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pp. 19-20

Planting Season

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pp. 21-22

The Brooklyn Village Womyn

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pp. 23-26

Lonely to Destitute

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pp. 27-28

Dating 101

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pp. 29-30

Insurgent Love-Making

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pp. 31-34

Wanderlust

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pp. 35-36

Brimstone in the Promised Land

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pp. 37-38

Church Politics

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pp. 39-40

Reflections in the City: II

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pp. 41-42

Butch Queens at a Funeral

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pp. 43-44

Raise the Sun

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pp. 45-46

Nobody Talks

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pp. 47-48

As if the Gods were Playing

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pp. 49-52

A Poet’s Prayer

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pp. 53-54

Afro-Wanderings

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pp. 55-56

On Distance

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pp. 57-58

Sense

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pp. 59-60

M

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pp. 61-62

I Speak a Holy Ghost

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pp. 63-64

Reflections in the City: III

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pp. 65-68

Forced Penetration

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pp. 69-70

If I were to Blow up the Embassy

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pp. 71-74

3:43 a.m.

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pp. 75-78

To Trayvon and Oscar and Emmitt and Him and Him and Him

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pp. 79-80

Reflections in the City: IV

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pp. 81-82

Lust

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pp. 83-84

Take Over

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pp. 85-86

How to Love a Revolutionary

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pp. 87-90

Praise

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pp. 91-92

Yoga PTSD

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pp. 93-94

Un-Broken

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pp. 95-96

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Acknowledgements

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pp. 97-98

Mom and Dad the wordsmith in me always fails to find the words to say how deep, how loving, how amazing your energy, support, and encouragement has been. I am thankful for the both of you and everything you are. You allow me to bask in your glow while...

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E-ISBN-13: 9780992228583
Print-ISBN-13: 9780992228538

Page Count: 98
Publication Year: 2014

OCLC Number: 881319614
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