n New Coin Poetry - Invisible Earthquake : A Woman's Journal through Stillbirth, Malika Ndlovu : book review

Volume 46, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0028-4459



bears the subtitle, 'journal...' - and the poems have no titles as such; they are each, simply, headed with a date and time of the day - but it reads too, as journey. The collection narrates a mother's three-year journey back from the searing, numbing experience of giving birth to a baby that she knows has died inside that safest and most intimate and nurturing of spaces, her womb.

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