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I am becoming my mother by Lorna Goodison

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Published by New Beacon Books in London .
Written in English


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StatementLorna Goodison.
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20201825M
ISBN 100901241687, 0901241679

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3 Responses to “The Tuesday poem – I am becoming my mother” mary mccallum Says: June 1st, at am. Strange – I wrote a similar sort of poem – the food, the length, the mother thing – many years ago, it wasn’t as good as this one, but it was a sign of my beginning to see my mother inside my own skin . Lorna Goodison's "I am Becoming My Mother" is a beautiful, image-heavy, celebratory poem that describes how much the speaker has in common with her mother, how they share specific traits as well.   I'm Becoming My Mother: An Anne Taintor Collection Paperback – March 1, I am a big fan of old photos with funny captions being used as greeting cards. That is the quality I thought I would be getting with this book. But no. I looked through it and tossed it in the trash. I could have done something better with my money than this/5(7). I am Siân and I am a Mother, Becoming. What I know is that fierce and gentle co-exist and I am working every day to embody to all. I get deeper in love with the simplicities of this life as I slow down, wear my crown, value choice, use my voice, work with herbs, write the words, respect our Earth and trust birth.

When my mother told me to comb my hair, I wanted to cut it off or make it more tangled. But years later her granddaughter took the same comment as a loving communication! It simply did not have. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goodison, Lorna. I am becoming my mother. London: New Beacon, (OCoLC) Document Type. The present poem ‘I am Becoming My Mother’ is written by a Jamaican poet, Lorna Goodison. She is a leading West Indian writer of the generation born after the World War II. Currently, she is teaching at the University of Michigan.   Nancy Chodorow (2), whose book "Reproduction of Motherhood" was an early feminist- psychoanalytic exploration of mother-daughter relationships, says girls have a .

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