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“In the country where she lives, which is no country, the madwoman maps desire’s coordinates onto her body.” – Shara McCallum

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Poetry Reviews

Poem of the Week: "To Red," by Shara McCallum

To Red

I’ve been wrong about you so long.

You’re not the colour of war

on Kingston streets. When you stain

you become rust. You cheat… 120 more words


Dailies 2/11/17: a long marriage, a fable, a fair, & the torching of an orchard

Orchard – Susan Millar DuMars 

I torched our orchard last night.
The first flames were feathers
fallen from some bright,
fabled bird.

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Review of Shara McCallum’s “Mad Woman”

In “Memory and Spirits Haunt in Shara McCallum’s Mad Woman” (Susumba), Yashika Graham reviews Shara McCallum’s fifth poetry collection, Mad Woman (Peepal Tree Press), which was launched on December 11, 2016, at the Neville Lecture Theatre at the University of the West Indies-Mona, Jamaica. 361 more words

New Books

Mother and Child

Taken from This Strange Land, this piece is one of many that highlights the bond between a mother and child, and perhaps too even life in Jamaica. 160 more words