Nayyirah Waheed

Waheed’s poetry in salt. revolves around the themes of love, identity, race, and feminism, and are categorized by her use of punctuation, lowercase letters, and the brevity of her words. salt. has been described as “lines filled with force and grit”[19] and a “collection of thoughts that build to a quiet crescendo against all the forces of racism, misogyny and xenophobia.”[11] Her poetry has been praised for calling “out to care for what is most imperiled, and how words can keep us going.”

status Requested
genre Literature and Fiction ยป Poetry
publisher Self-Published
publish date September 24, 2013
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