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Fiere

Author: Jackie Kay
Publisher: London : Picador, 2011.
Series: Picador poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fiere - Scots for 'companion, friend, equal' - is a vivid description of the many paths our lives take, and of how those journeys are made meaningful by our companions on the road: lovers, friends, parents, children, mentors - as well as all the remarkable and chance acquaintances we would not otherwise have made. Written with Kay's trademark wit and flair, infused with both Scots and Igbo speech, it is also a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Kay
ISBN: 9780330513371 0330513370
OCLC Number: 656769774
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Short-listed for Costa Poetry Award 2012 (UK)
Description: x, 63 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Fiere --
Longitude --
Night moths --
The returning --
Igbo bath --
Granite --
Brockit --
Ukpor Market --
Egusi soup --
Body o'land --
Black river --
Lament for the Mendi men --
Woman at a window --
Lady with a parasol --
from A drunk woman looks at her nipple --
Windo9ws, lakes --
Strawberrty meringue --
Between the Dee and the Don --
Fiere in the middle --
twins --
Burying my African father --
Limbo --
By Lake Aguta --
Holy island --
The bird --
21st birthday poem for Matthew --
Muse --
Missing you --
Fiere love poem --
Marigowds --
The marriage of Nick and Edward --
Valentine --
Castletown, Isle of Man --
85th birthday poem for dad --
Moon over Mexico --
My mother remembers Sri Lanka --
Green house --
Impromptu --
Dark African wood --
Road to Amaudo --
The no-longer dead --
Bronze head from Ife --
Fiere good nicht.
Series Title: Picador poetry.
Responsibility: Jackie Kay.

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Jackie Kay brings her poetry to Picador with a brilliant new collection that crosses borders  Read more...

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