Kindling

Kindling This new collection of poetry and prose explores the body as a site of pleasure pain and political struggle Disabled and chronically ill writer historian and activist Aurora Levins Morales writes ab

  • Title: Kindling
  • Author: Aurora Levins Morales
  • ISBN: 9780983683131
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • This new collection of poetry and prose explores the body as a site of pleasure, pain and political struggle Disabled and chronically ill writer, historian and activist Aurora Levins Morales writes about epilepsy and stroke, the social control of dark skinned women s sexuality and the erotics of chronic fatigue, epigenetics and healing justice, community based science andThis new collection of poetry and prose explores the body as a site of pleasure, pain and political struggle Disabled and chronically ill writer, historian and activist Aurora Levins Morales writes about epilepsy and stroke, the social control of dark skinned women s sexuality and the erotics of chronic fatigue, epigenetics and healing justice, community based science and what it s like to get health care in Cuba Aurora s writing is itself a kind of alchemy, balancing emotional nuance with rich historical context, simultaneously speaking in an intimate, personal voice and for a collective we She offers us vulnerable, power filled lyricism that moves the audience to new understandings of their own lives, as she claims her body s pleasure and pain Patty Berne, Co founder and Artistic Director, Sins Invalid Medically, kindling refers to the way bodies can be sensitized by small, repeated exposures to chemicals or electric shocks Aurora s essays and poems about the human body s responses to oppression describe both the kindling of disease and of consciousness, fragments of tinder that ignite into a blazing awareness of our bodies as sites of struggle and transformation Casimira Fuentes O Neill, M.D.

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    1. Amazing! I learned so much from this book about chronic illness and the possibility of alternatives to our medical system. Inspired to continue building relationships and spaces where we can care for each other.

    2. Kindling Writings on the BodyAurora Levins MoralesPalabrera PressHere is the myth - our bodies are separate, from each other, from the land, from generations of history. There is no separation, there is only the difference between love and violence and then there is its impact.Kindling Writings on the Body, Aurora Levins Morales’ recent book, builds on the legacy of Medicine Stories and Remedios to be within this difference between love and violence and its impact, in this case, the story of o [...]

    3. This was the last book I had to read for one of my classes this past semester. I wasn't a big fan of some of the poetry in this book, but I did enjoy reading the essays, particularly about her time in Cuba and the differences between the U.S. and Cuban health care systems.

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