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'magical lyricism and captivating myth-making'

Written by Jennifer Rahim for T&T Newsday on Sunday, April 14, 2019

What the reader can trust with Boodoo-Fortuné is her capacity to meet the page with unflinching honesty and brave perceptiveness. Doe Songs confronts dark histories for the sake of brighter tomorrows with magical lyricism and captivating myth-making. Moreover, the canvases of these “blue” and “bruised” poems are the labour of one who has consciously chosen “only the bright things,” one who ritualistically blows cleansing “smoke” at the past, grateful that “A tree still lives here/somehow.”

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