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Tishani Doshi


Books by Tishani Doshi
Countries Of The Body by Tishani  DoshiCountries Of The Body by Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi's poems have both heart and intelligence. They are rich in mysterious images and narratives both explicit and implied. There is magic in her poems.


Pages: 65

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