Magnolia (Paperback)Nina Mingya Powles (author)
Magnolia, Nina Mingya Powles' first full collection, dwells within the tender, shifting borderland between languages, and between poetic forms, to examine the shape and texture of memories, of myths, and of a mixed-race girlhood.
Abundant with multiplicities, these poems find profound, distinctive joy in sensory nourishment in the sharing of food, in the recounting of memoirs, or vividly within nature. This is a poetry deeply attuned to the possibilities within layers of written, spoken and inherited words. A journal of sound, colour, rain and light.
Publisher: Nine Arches Press
Number of pages: 82
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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Magnolia is a beautiful collection that really navigates what it means to be a mixed-race person. Powles poetry is tender, bright and surpasses the boundary of languages and form.
“Every poem a gem!”
Every single poem in this collection is wonderful. It is very tempting to consume them all in one go, moreish as they are. Each poses a new perspective, a new challenge, or brings a new gift. Those interested in food... More
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