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Grace Nichols – Spell Against Too Much Male White Power

There is too much male white power at loose in the world There is too much male white power at loose in the world The smell...

Grace Nichols – Atlantic

Married as we were to your brown untourist beaches, unconcerned with the many shores you touched, as children, we thought that you, Atlantic, belonged to us, your below-sea-level...

Grace Nichols – Beauty

Beauty  is a fat black woman  walking the fields  pressing a breezed  hibiscus  to her cheek  while the sun lights up   her feet    Beauty  is a fat black woman  riding the waves  drifting in...

Grace Nichols – Configurations

He gives her all the configurations of Europe. She gives him a cloud burst of parrots. He gives her straight blond hairs and a white frenzy. She gives...

Grace Nichols – Lost in Translation

(por el espíritu de poesía en Medellín, Colombia) As if the earth had shifted axis again I walk the streets of your city, Medellín, a hammock of...

Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols was born in Guyana but has lived in Britain since 1977. Her first book of poems ‘I is a long-memoried Woman’ won...

Grace Nichols – Passport to Here and There

RECLAIMING HER STORY THROUGH MEMORY Chandramohan Sathyanathan engaging with the poetry of Grace Nichols Grace Nichols is a major female voice and a widely read Anglophone...