Lorna Goodison was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and is a painter as well as a poet. Her most recent collections published in this country include Heartease and I Am Becoming My Mother both published by New Beacon Books. Her poems have also featured in many anthologies. This poem appears in Hearsay: Performance Poems Plus compiled by Paul Beasley and published by The Bodley Head at pounds 8.99.
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