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Book Review: Period – Twelve voices tell the bloody truth

“I won’t call on the moon like in a real poem, or anthropology or the bible or talk about being untouchable, or power etc. I’ve nothing at all to say, but to exercise my freedom to speak about everything” – Bernadette Mayer, from Ode on Periods. Period: Twelve voices tell the bloody truth is a […]

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Book Review: She Dreams When She Bleeds by Nikki Tajiri

“I knowIn order for her to love her first bloodShe must see me loving mine” I didn’t know I needed period poetry until this book. She Dreams When She Bleeds contains fifty something poems about first bleeds, rhythms, blood shed, warriors, rivers, beauty, gratitude and acceptance. It’s also available in Spanish as Ella SueƱa Cuando […]