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The “isness” of the Agony of Displacement – Part One – A Poem by Warsan Shire from Her New Poetry Collection

ASSIMILATION We never unpacked, dreaming in the wrong language, carrying our mother’s fears in our feet— if he raises his voice we will flee if he looks bored we will pack our bags unable to sleep through the night. The refugee’s heart has six chambers. In the first is your mother’s unpacked suitcase. In the […]