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Hiraeth

Selected Poems

About the Book

A selection of poems written over three years, Hiraeth deals with themes of love—in all its forms—loss, and a sense of longing for something past, distant, or unattainable. "Holding out for the things that fade with the night" is how Yossie once described her love for poetry and her inspiration as a writer.

In Hiraeth, one gets a glimpse of scents, moments, and faces — the things that fade, and yet remain.

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Yossie Paul
Yossie Paul

Yossie is a Nigerian-born writer and scholar who is passionate about literacy and socio-economic development. Her first love is literature, and through writing, she hopes to inspire a generation of young Africans to come to voice and share their stories. Her writing deals with a longing for Home—and the search goes on.  

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