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Read If They Come for Us Poems ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Fatimah Asghar Ý 9 Read review If They Come for Us Poems Poet and co creator of the Emmy nominated web series Brown Girls captures the experience of being a Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America while exploring identity violence and healingIn this powerful and imaginative debut poetry collection Fatimah Asghar nakedly captures the experiences of being a young Pakistani Muslim woman in Americ. What an outstanding collection of poetry Some wonderful play with form in many of the poems Learned a lot about Partition These poems cover so much identity loss brown girlhood the complicated bonds of family what home is when home is torn apart Much to admire here Will be thinking about these poems for a long time to come

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Read If They Come for Us Poems ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Fatimah Asghar Ý 9 Read review If They Come for Us Poems A by braiding together personal and marginalized people's histories After being orphaned as a young girl Asghar grapples with coming of age as a woman without the guidance of a mother uestions of sexuality and race and navigating a world that put a target on her back Asghar's poems at once bear anguish joy vulnerability and compassion while exp. One of my reading goals this year is to read poetry And wow this was a stunning collection with which to kick off my goalThe poems took various forms and experimented in ways that were new to me I started to dogear favorites don t me but found I was doing so to every other one There s a lot here identity race religion feminism body image and I m sure I m not even aware ofAs someone very new to poetry it s hard for me to comment on much than how beautiful I found it And that it will stick with me for a long timeThank you to Randomhouse and One World for my copy in exchange for an honest review

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Read If They Come for Us Poems ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Fatimah Asghar Ý 9 Read review If They Come for Us Poems Loring the many facets of violence how it persists within us how it is inherited across generations and how it manifests in our relationships with friends and family and in our own understanding of identity Using experimental forms and a mix of lyrical and brash language Asghar confronts her own understanding of identity and place and belonging. I received this via netgalley in exchange for my review This is a good sparely written poetry collection reflecting on a variety of topics related to the author s identity the IndiaPakistan partition and its effect on her family being orphaned being Muslim in the US after 911 and femininity Some poems are direct and sometimes shocking while others wistfully mourn the people from IndiaPakistan her youth and her family connections

  • Paperback
  • 128
  • If They Come for Us Poems
  • Fatimah Asghar
  • English
  • 06 December 2019
  • 9780525509783