How to Cure a Ghost: Fariha Róisín

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How to Cure a Ghost: Fariha Róisín

How to Cure a Ghost: Fariha Róisín

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In this truly stunning guided journal, Róisín addresses ableism, thin privilege, fatphobia, white privilege, and more, using empowering quotes and prompts to encourage you to appreciate the changes your body has gone through, explore beauty standards and ideals, reinforce self-confidence, and, ultimately, become the best version of yourself. Blaming the "bad white folk" is the same type of discrimination that Roisin herself rails against in this book. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

I also really loved the artwork, i think the cover and inside art is really beautiful and goes with the book contents really well. We read of her experiences of 9/11, her family’s experiences of wars undocumented on white media, of 1971. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. This journal is a conversation starter on how to talk about what ails us only with our bodies so that we can start (finally, collectively) moving towards self love and acceptance on a holistic global level. To be completely honest, so far I find myself finding bits and pieces of her works that are really nice; complimentary in a way.Simultaneously, this compilation unpacks the contentious relationship that exists between Ro´isi´n and her mother, her platonic and romantic heartbreaks, and the cognitive dissonance felt as a result of being so divided among her broad spectrum of identities. The author speaks about her own experiences, and I feel I have no right to say if they deserve a three, four, five, star rating. How to Cure a Ghost explores a young woman’s journey from self-loathing to self-acceptance, and deserves to be as widely read as possible. There is no doubt however that the poems in How to Cure a Ghost are very personal to the author and came from the heart.

I feel that if this were more condensed, without the filler tumblr-esque poetry, it would be a true gem.It’s a beautiful book full of brilliantly written poems that speak volumes to both your heart and soul. The greatest scam is us believing that you’re better than us, when you stole all that we were and sold it back, convincing us of our inferiority, spitting on our graves. I’m a feminist, but I’m a white feminist, and I’m very aware of the privilege which comes with that.

this felt like a very twitter thread-y take on these topics with an occasional sprinkle of SAT words. It's about the abuse enacted by mothers, while considering the history of that abuse; it's about the psychological torture of being talked about but never heard, of not knowing the sound of our own voices because of how long it's been drowned out by others, it's about a deep empathy and respect for abusive parents who have survived so much that you'll never have to go through.Fariha Róisín uses her poems as a way to speak about what it’s like to navigate the terrain of colonialism in a brown, queer, Muslim body. I can tell the poems are really personal and meaningful to the author and others with a similar experience. A poetry compilation recounting a woman's journey from self-loathing to self-acceptance, confusion to clarity, and bitterness to forgiveness. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

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