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Publisher — McClelland & Stewart
Date Published — April 11, 2017
ISBN — 9780771050701

I have to live

Aisha Sasha John

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Publisher — McClelland & Stewart
Date Published — April 11, 2017
ISBN — 9780771050701
A new collection ablaze with urgency and radiant inquiry from a 2015 finalist for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry

A demand and promise; an obligation and challenge; a protest and call: I have to live.
Juiced on the ecstasy of self-belief: I have to live.
A burgeoning erotics of psychic boldness: I have to live.
In which sensitivity is recognized as wealth: I have to live.
Trumpeting the forensic authority of the heart: I have to live.
This is original ancient poetry.
It fashions a universe from its mouth.