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'To write a poem as a working-class woman is an act of courage, of resistance. To perform it is a revolution' – Joelle Tayor
“The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. -Toni Morrison ”
“The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself” – Derek Walcott