uestions for Ada Pdf ☆ Ijeoma Umebinyuo


  • Paperback
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  • uestions for Ada
  • Ijeoma Umebinyuo
  • English
  • 12 November 2017
  • 9781505984347

10 thoughts on “uestions for Ada

  1. says:

    REVIEW THIS is how you write a poetry collection 'uestions for Ada' is full of strength vulnerability and pride Every word in these poems is heavy with meaning and purpose These poems show you that all your emotions are valid and must be felt Some poetry collections feel lazy and words just seem to be thrown onto the pages But 'uestions for Ada' is a collection that was carefully crafted with love and full aw

  2. says:

    This poetry collection is breathtakingly beautiful Ijeoma Umebinyuo is writing for women about the experience of being a woman The poems are about self worth and self loathing about love about trauma about family Some are about Nigeria; some are about being a student abroad There are poems so short that you can hold a whole one under your ton

  3. says:

    So breathtaking I read it straight through twice I'm sure I'll be rereading this when I'm heartbroken when I need to be resilient when I need to remind myself to be soft as well as tough when I need to forgive myself

  4. says:

    tw csa“You lost culturesYou lost languagesYou lost religionsYou lost it all in the firethat is colonisationso do not apologisefor owning every piece of youthey could not take breakand claim as theirs”“Weight of sadnessYou apologise forhow you carry yourmother’s lonelinessuietlybetween your teethYou apologise forhow you car

  5. says:

    I've become familiar with Ijeoma's work through her social media platforms and Tedx talk Also this book was uite popular amongst my friends So how to rate this 🤔 If it was possible I would rate the first half of this book 25 star

  6. says:

    I found her most powerful uotes were when she did not hide behind imagery and comes out and says what she truly feels like in Diaspora Blues First Generation and Homeland so beautiful But the writing seemed to me like a watered down slightly cliche mashup of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche and Warsan Shire Some of the lines and organization seemed forced and and repetitive she says thunder in veins a lot which is a sh

  7. says:

    Though the poetry collection uestions for Ada can display repetitive pattern of bruise bondage and love with every page turn Ijeoma Umebinyuo doesn't linger Most of the poems here are short and brutal Some poems can be read in time that takes to pull elbow back and deliver a punch; in both cases the bruising and the aches arrive at the same

  8. says:

    What can I say I am in love With a pain she says I should not let overstay This collection of poems is breathtakingly beautiful How can someone write so beautifully about pain healing about diaspora blues and of course about mother? I beat my hearttill it became unconsciouslast nightThis morningmy mother showed me our scars;multiple wounds on her bodyShe made me cry laugh and chuckle all at the same time She

  9. says:

    Breathtakingly beautiful I love this collection of poems Ijeoma Umebinyuo writes with so much feeling and strength and rawness and realness The poems in uestions for Ada make you ache even as they make you hope they take you to the heart of p

  10. says:

    wonderful book of poetryYou must let the pain visitYou must allow it to teach youYou must not allow it to overstay

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uestions for Ada

Ants to write but can’t until the broken mirrors of their lives have healed In this gifted author’s own words “I am too full of life to be half loved” A bold celebration of womanho. What can I say I am in love With a pain she says I should not let overstay This collection of poems is breathtakingly beautiful How can someone write so beautifully about pain healing about diaspora blues and of course about mother I beat my hearttill it became unconsciouslast nightThis morningmy mother showed me our scars multiple wounds on her bodyShe made me cry laugh and chuckle all at the same time She is lovely Reading her is like listening to a friend who cares

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The artistry of UESTIONS FOR ADA defies words embodying the pain the passion and the power of love rising from the depths of our souls Ijeoma Umebinyuo’s poetry is a flower that will blo. REVIEW THIS is how you write a poetry collection uestions for Ada is full of strength vulnerability and pride Every word in these poems is heavy with meaning and purpose These poems show you that all your emotions are valid and must be felt Some poetry collections feel lazy and words just seem to be thrown onto the pages But uestions for Ada is a collection that was carefully crafted with love and full awareness of self I ve dog eared sooo many of the pages in this book because the poems just spoke to me I found myself reflecting after reading a couple of poems at a time I love when a piece of writing makes you reflect on your lifesociety and allows you to think about them critically I will definitely give this collection many reads in the months and years to come uestions for Ada by Ijeoma Umebinyuo is beautiful work I highly recommend everyone to savor these poems

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Ssom in the spirit of every reader as she shares her heart with raw candor From lyrical lushness to smoky sensuality to raw truths this tome of transforming verse is the book every woman w. tw csa You lost culturesYou lost languagesYou lost religionsYou lost it all in the firethat is colonisationso do not apologisefor owning every piece of youthey could not take breakand claim as theirs Weight of sadnessYou apologise forhow you carry yourmother s lonelinessuietlybetween your teethYou apologise forhow you carry yourfather s sinsinside your bloodYou forgothow to carry yourselfaway from the historiesthat threatens to break youopen leaving you with griefand unbearable weight of emptinessTell me apart from the sadnessthick as smogliving inside your chesttell me the last timeyour held your faceand saw lovestaring back at you When your body remembershow do you carry her back into love Usually when I review poetry I just post a few of my favourite poems and leave them to speak for themselves With uestions for Ada however I feel like the I say the less is saidI had to read through this book slowly as each poem touched my heart so deeply This book by a black woman who talks about colonialism trauma and loving women This book is perhaps one of the most important books in the world


About the Author: Ijeoma Umebinyuo

Ijeoma Umebinyuo is a Nigerian author She was born in Lagos Nigeria She is the author of uestions for Ada her first published collection of prose poems and poems Her writings have been translated to Portuguese Turkish Spanish Russian and French In 2016 Ijeoma Umebinyuo was named one of the top ten contemporary poets from sub sharan Africa by wrtivismorg