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Poetry | Immigrant

  I amImmigrantFresh off the planeA top my mother’s lap in Major’s EnglandRoots set down in North London estatesPromised better than the dustbowl of a Pacific Island upbringingBetter among suburban middle classBlazing through Blair’s education system A model minority, paying taxes Oh, she is just like usI am not like youI am an immigrantForever reaping the …

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Books & Writing

Reading Wrap Up #5

It’s been a pretty long time since I last rounded up all the books I’ve been reading lately. After a bit of a slump last year I’m finally back on track and surprisingly Here’s a round up of what I’ve been reading lately. Hawk | Jennifer Dance (Dundurn Press) “Hawk, a First Nations teen from …

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