Portland State University. Department of English
Term of Graduation
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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing
1 online resource (v, 55 pages)
my work is concerned with the liminal -- bodies and boundaries, the latitudes of belonging. ten-cent flower & other territories explores what is lost in lineage, translation, transaction, and seeks reclamation through mapping. through etymologies of place names and monuments and godheads to navigating complex geographies of mother/daughter, lover/other, colonizer/colonized; from ledger of transgressions to passage through birth canal, with quiet defiances against autocorrect, capitalization. it is a collection of constellation, origin story, futures.
© 2021 Charity E. Yoro
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Yoro, Charity E., "ten-cent flower & other territories" (2021). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 5775.