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Born Palestinian, born Black

Author: Suheir Hammad
Publisher: New York : Published for Harlem River Press by Writers and Readers Pub., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fiery words from a Palestinian-American poet on what it means to be a woman of color in a racist society. In May I Take Your Order? she writes: "I'm the main dish / walking down the street / my face a menu / of first world delicacies ... men suck my titties in / eyes poppin out big business heads / lickin their lips against / my thighs like I was some / cafe au lait ice cream."
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Suheir Hammad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suheir Hammad
ISBN: 0863162444 9780863162442
OCLC Number: 35646507
Description: xi, 97 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Suheir Hammad.

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Fiery words from a Palestinian-American poet on what it means to be a woman of color in a racist society. In May I Take Your Order? she writes: "I'm the main dish / walking down the street / my face a menu / of first world delicacies ... men suck my titties in / eyes poppin out big business heads / lickin their lips against / my thighs like I was some / cafe au lait ice cream."

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