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119 The Conception of Tragedies Tanatsei Gambura Teach your sons and daughters that the wind rides On its young wings, black, belittled, Uncultured as they are -that the sky is theirs To devour. Lies that we are told. Lies about colours, their meaning. As if they created them. Lies: Your hair is inadequate. You were sprawling, half-baked At birth, With something missing, with Something needing to be done To yourself to make you Whole and beautiful. And Caucasian. You wonder why our daughters Look for themselves in opaque rooms, Finding themselves sleepless at 2am on pulped, Poignant mornings, Writhing on cold, splintered floors Amidst sheared hair, shattered Glass and blinding Agony. ...

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ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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