We moved around the coffin, feet stamping an escalating rhythm while hands and heads swayed, tilting right then left. A few weeks after the funeral, I took up Muay Thai kickboxing. I had never punched or kicked anything before. In sparring, my body learned to swing, pivot, move with a raw instinct in defence and in attack. My mind began following my body, and the ropes inside the ring grew to become a stage that became a classroom that became a dining room that became a nation.
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Description In Dark Sparring, Selina Tusitala Marsh combats family loss with all the techniques of poetry, ritual and Thai kickboxing at her disposal. The book and accompanying CD brim with fluid, humming list poems, literary shoutouts and personal elegies, as Marsh takes us through her mother's diagnosis with cancer and the long journey out the other side of her illness. More Details Other Editions 4.
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Apr 09, Trish rated it really liked it Shelves: authors-who-are-not-white-men. Blackbird In the girl's dream she is pulling her hair out, clumps and clumps of it fistfuls of black empty nests too tangled to hold any live thing ferociously spinning lies round empty sleep. In the girl's dream her younger sister has died. Spirit-sister sits perched on the end of the girl's bed a broken bird with the phone dangling from its beak.
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