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Blueberries and Apricots

In this, her third volume of poetry, this Aboriginal writer from Quebec again confronts the loss of her landscape and language.rnrnOn my left hiprna facernrnI walkrnI walk uprightrnlike a shadowrnrna people on my hiprna boatload of fruitrnand the dream insidernwomen and children firstrnrn“A cry rises in me and transfigures me. The world waits for woman to come back as she was born: woman standing, woman powerful, woman resurgent. A call rises in me and I’ve decided to say yes to my birth.”

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