The Daily Poem: Mother
Monday 24 October 1994
Nancy Morejon, literary critic and poet, was born in Havana in 1944. Her publications include Silences, Essential October and Grenada Notebook, which have been translated into a wide range of languages including Polish, Russian, Italian, Dutch and Portuguese. This poem appears in Where The Island Sleeps Like A Wing (The Black Scholar Press) translated by Kathleen Weaver. Nancy Morejon is taking part in Poetry International on 5 November in the Purcell Room at the South Bank, London, at 7.30pm along with fellow poets Kamau Brathwaite, Jorie Graham and Derek Mahon. (Box Office: 071 928 8800). All this week, The Daily Poem will feature poets appearing at Poetry International.
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