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the hurricane’s roar

Written by Isabelle Baafi for harana poetry on Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The poetic landscapes of Shivanee Ramlochan’s Everyone Knows I Am A Haunting and Safiya Sinclair’s Cannibal do not lend themselves to easy navigation. Born of the irrepressible Caribbean landscapes in which the collections are set (Trinidad and Jamaica, respectively), and from which both poets hail, their poetics are defined by density, vivacity, fury and insurgence...

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