What Is Not Beautiful

Incorporating both Urdu and English poetic traditions Adeeba Shahid Talukder writes an intimate series of poems that evoke the wonder and newness of recent marriage, and meditations on family, womanhood, self, and culture. ..


What Is Not Beautiful Reviews

What Is Not Beautiful
Mike

I really enjoyed these poems. Lots of meditation on beauty, and how the idea of beauty informs identity and our conception of femininity, how beauty can be aspirational but also how it can be a cage. And then lots about family, about marriage, about culture. Just lovely.