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LOUD WHISPERS: A Mother’s Lamentation

LOUD WHISPERS: A Mother’s Lamentation

                                  (For Modupe Deborah Atanda) Ikunle Abiyamo (The kneeling of the mother) That is what the Yorubas call it when women prepare to give birth It can be literal or figurative Whether the birth takes place as you push on your knees yelling yourself hoarse Or you lie with your feet spread wide apart while a […]