I am

There is a certain                                                              d i s t a n c e between who you think i am       &         who I am   I am not your little girl your wahine I am not yours. period.   I am I am I am […]

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Guiding Light

The moon descended sweeping through wisps of clouds “My child there is a long journey ahead of you”   I asked her for guidance. she smiled, pressed her palm against my heart & lifted herself into the sky. I gazed at her radiant face. the […]

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Pressed

I was trapped for a thousand years under the force of your ocean. Your memories, bad days, grudges.  This hidden sludge pressed down on me. And after a thousand years this didn’t produce a pearl but a hatred a layered rage waiting to burst free

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Review: Starswept by Mary Fan

I received this book in exchange for an honest review. Stars: 4/5. Content Warning: Ableism. Buy it: From The Author (Option of getting a signed copy) Amazon iBooks NOOK Book Add it to your TBR: Goodreads Blurb In 2157, the Adryil—an advanced race of telepathic […]

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Pasifika Spotlight: Witi Ihimaera

Author: Witi Ihimaera. Māori. Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki with close affiliations to Tūhoe, Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Kahungunu, and Ngāi Tāmanuhiri, and links to Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Porou, and Te Whakatōhea (source). About: Witi Ihimaera is a mammoth figure in New Zealand with many accomplishments under his belt. Witi was […]

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Pacific Islander Books and Erasure

Though there are many Pacific Islander (PI) books they aren’t often discussed in the book community. This was highlighted in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May when Pacific Islanders were all but erased from the conversation. In this post I will discuss […]

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Review: Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

4.5/5 Amazon Indie Bound Indigo Book Depository  Goodreads blurb: milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different […]

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Who Am I?

Hey, I’m Anjulie, and welcome to my blog! I thought it was fitting to introduce myself in my first post and what better way to do that then through a bookish tag! I saw the “Who Are You” tag over at The Bookkeepers’ Secrets and […]

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