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The Books...

 

The Bones, The Breaking, The Balm

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Dominique Christina's first full length volume of poetry. Autobiographical and confessional in nature. It is a celebration of all the music and macabre that make us so deeply human...so impossibly free. Published by Penmanship Books NY in 2014

They Are All Me

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Dominique Christina's second full length collection of poetry. They Are All Me is political in nature. Replete with social commentary and a foreword by Jack Hirschman. This book collapses the separation between compassion and rage. Here is a book of a linguistic brilliance and of praise for the entourage of African American heroes and martyrs who are a part of our souls' memories. Published by Swimming With Elephants Press in 2015.

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Dominique Christina's third book. A collection of essays that radically explore 21 archetypal energies introducing us to a wise council of women through firebrand poetry, compelling inquiry, and heart-opening exercises, This is Woman's Work invites you to forge an intimate connection with each inner woman- known and unknown, loved and feared- so you may integrate their voices, realize their wisdom, and open to your full expression and power. Published by Sounds True Publishing in 2015. 

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Dominique Christina's fourth book is a collection of persona poems about an enslaved girl named Anarcha who was the subject of torturous medical experiments during chattel slavery at the hands of Dr. J Marion Simms who is regarded as the father of modern day gynecology. Winner of the National Poetry Series in 2017 and published by Beacon Press in 2018 with a foreword from Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimbe Jess. Anarcha Speaks is the reckoning, the grief work, the exhumation and the proper burial.