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Day: May 7, 2021

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May 7, 2021

The Deep by Rivers Solomon — Review by Rebecca Thacker

“Our mothers were pregnant African women/Thrown overboard while crossing the Atlantic Ocean on slave ships/We were born breathing water as we did in the womb/We built our home on the sea floor/Unaware of the two-legged surface dwellers/Until their world came to destroy ours.”

– Clipping, “The Deep”

The 2019 novella The Deep is a richly imagined,

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