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HoodWitchIn a world that refuses them the option ​Exploring the intersections of Christianity modern mysticism and Afrofuturism in a sometimes urban sometimes natural setting Hicks finds a place where “everyone everywhere is hands in the air” where “you know they gonna push pull it together Just like they learned to” It is a place of natural magick where someone like Hicks can have than one name where they can be both dead and alive both a mortal and a go This is an amazing book the poetry is beautiful liberating and healing It both carries its history and is absolutely embodied in the challenges meetings and luminal spaces of today This is the book I carried with me when stuck in painful spaces to remind myself of a future I love A future this book is writing drawing chanting writing into being

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Their own early deaths and the deaths of those whom they have already lost In this collection about resilience Hicks speaks about giving her child up for adoption mourning the death of her fiancé and embracing the nonbinary femme body persevering in the face of medical malpractice domestic abuse and police violence The poems find people transformed “remade out of smoke iron” into cyborgs and wolves machines and witches beings capable of seeking justice Texas poets have officially arrived this year I was blown away with Faylita's lyrical words hashtag that takes up the entire page these pages will give you a well placed punch blow in the gut A ueer black author who is up and coming I can't wait to read of her work especially when it comes to black and brown bodies being incarcerated Her voice is needed and necessary at this time I highly recommend you read HoodWitch

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Read eBook ☆ HoodWitch Ù í This riveting debut from poet Faylita Hicks is a reclamation of power for black women and nonbinary people whose bodies have become the very weapons used against them HoodWitch tells the story of a young person who discovers that they are “something that can will survive a whole century of hunt” Through a seriesThis riveting debut from poet Faylita Hicks is a reclamation of power for black women and nonbinary people whose bodies have become the very weapons used against them HoodWitch tells the story of a young person who discovers that they are “something that can will survive a whole century of hunt” Through a series of poems based on childhood photographs Hicks invokes the spirits of mothers and daughters sex workers and widows to conjure an alternative to I reviewed this book for RHINO poetry Here's the startAt the center of HoodWitch the confident crackling debut from Faylita Hicks is “Gawd” whose very name reveals Hicks’s interest in re creation and self determination Hicks who uses both “she” and “they” pronouns draws on Haitian Vodou witchcraft and life experience to create a Gawd who specifically serves black women at times referred to by the inclusive “blxck” and “womxn” Drawing on private traumas—birth and death sex and assault—as well as on public traumas—Eric Garner’s death the abuse of black girls by R Kelly—Hicks’s collection lays bare wounds and the cauterizing fire