salt. by Nayyirah Waheed

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Read salt. Online Free - Salt is a journey through warmth and sharpness. This collection of poetry explores the realities of multiple identities, language, diasporic life & pain, the self, community, healing, celebration, and love.



Title : salt.
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ISBN : 1492238287
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 251 pages


Reviews


Riley rated it ★★★★★

September 13, 2016

Wow. I decided to pick this up on a whim for #DiverseAThon and I am beyond happy that I did. This was extremely powerful and moving. Many of the poems brought me to tears. This is without a doubt the best poetry collection I have ever read. I am amazed at how in just a few short words, Nayyirah c...


Nicole rated it ★★★★☆

January 30, 2014

These poems prove how powerful words are, most of them are only 3 lines long, but they hit me like a 1000 page novel.


Natalie rated it ★★★★★

February 10, 2017

salt. is a journey through warmth and sharpness. This collection of poetry explores the realities of multiple identities, language, diasporic life & pain, the self, community, healing, celebration, and love. This was one of the most important poetry collection I’ve read to date. In the short am...


Vivian rated it ★★★★★

March 25, 2014

you. not wanting me. was the beginning of me wanting myself. thank you "the hurt" chemistry is you touching my arm and it setting fire to my mind "flood" i think one of the most pathological things i have ever seen is stabbing someone and then telling them that their pain and anger over being stabbed is making you sad. "wh...


Giulia rated it ★★★★☆

January 05, 2016

Salt. is a collection of poetry by Nayyirah Waheed. I wanted to know more about her and her life, but I didn't find anything. I guess we get to actually know her through her poems. I wouldn't even call it a book because it is more than that. It isn't just a story told through written words. These...


Kate (GirlReading) rated it ★★★★★

April 13, 2017

stunning. simply stunning. Salt is without a doubt the best poetry collection I've read and I know I will not only be rereading it many times throughout my life, but also recommending it to as many people as possible. I was almost moved to tears multiple times (if I didn't have such a tin man hear...


Mari rated it ★★★★★

September 22, 2016

I talk about rereading this book in this reading wrap-up! This is such a brilliant collection, filled with heart and meaning, all in such a limited amount of words. I'm amazed at how much Waheed can communicate on a couple of lines and in a handful of words. She captures entire experiences and com...


Sarah rated it ★★★☆☆

July 29, 2017

Salt. is a beautiful and inspiring book. It will take you on a journey to explore what is it like to be a woman of color, a mother in the African diaspora and a human being. The book was greatly blunt & straight-forward and absolutely beautiful & alluring. It was both heartbreaking and bre...


⊱ Poppy ⊰ rated it ★★★★☆

August 16, 2016

It still amazes me that how can words have such an effect on us. Words, "Such a simple word yet a complicated one. Some words can destroy you, some can heal you, some can change you, some can break you" This book was utterly beautiful, yeah it is Beautiful, Amazing I must say. Because never once P...


Fiderly rated it ★★★★★

January 11, 2017

you. are your own standard of beauty. –mirror work One of my many favorite parts of this beautiful, powerful, moving poetry novel.





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