Friday Love: Warsan Shire

Warsan Shire's poetry leaves us breathless and aflame. She is a Kenyan-born Somali poet and writer based in London. Born in 1988, she is an artist and activist who uses her work to document narratives of journey and trauma. Follow her blog, Twitter and tumblr and get her book, Teaching my mother how to give birth, here---“The Letter My Mother Would Have Written Had She Known English” by Warsan ShireDear DaughterThe women in our family are known for their lucid heartsFor the frig … [Read more...]