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like a solid to a shadow is a documentary poetry collection about grieving, fatherlessness, and the limitations of language. Sapigao finds her deceased father’s love ‘letters’ to her mother: cassette tapes recorded in Illokano, a language of which she has imperfect knowledge. The book moves through Sapigao’s process of translating and transcribing the tapes; playing with, ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published November 11th 2017 by Timeless Infinite Light
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A soulful meditation on uncovering the past, learning about one's self and legacy. This work feels comprehensive: rooted in history, but also the "now"; and futuristic in the way Sapigao unabashedly incorporates the digital age into the work.
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