6 Times nayyirah waheed Embodied ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Poetry

THIS.

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If you haven’t already fallen in love with nayyirah waheed, now’s the time to do so. Her poetry, popularized through social media, is oftentimes short and powerful– some lines reading more like one brief self affirmations. Like Warsan Shire, she manages to talk about a long list of societal and internal struggles. Her 2013 latest book, salt., is an insightful exploration of identity that will resonate with those who have been following the racially charged events of last week and beyond.

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Hi! I'm Rae. 23. Avid Reader, Book Blogger. Intersectional Feminist. Gryffindor.
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3 Responses to 6 Times nayyirah waheed Embodied ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Poetry

  1. Thanks so much for the reblog! ❤

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