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Wedding Underwear for Mermaids

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Linda Ann Strang's first poetry collection skilfully entwines fairy tales, womanhood, African culture, and the female psyche. The warrior mother, the spurned lover, the maltreated bride: they are all here, expertly drawn in lush, original language that you'll want to wallow in from beginning to end. This heady mix of fairy tales, African culture, pagan myth, and feminist t ...more
Paperback, 77 pages
Published March 3rd 2011 by Honest Publishing
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Grady
Jun 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Frisky, celebratory, fantastical, droll poems from a new voice

There could not be a better title for this selection of new poems by Linda Ann Strang than the one she chose - WEDDING UNDERWEAR FOR MERMAIDS. Nor could there be a more fitting work of art than the one by Deborah Donelson that graces the cover. This lady minstrel form Africa sprinkles potions of beauty and of insight and of inner secrets and tenderness the way most lovers of gardens cast seeds: put these superbly crafted poems before
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